Located in Weymouth, Dorset
This comfortable three-storey house is in the town of Weymouth in Dorset and can sleep 5 people in 3 bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 5
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
Old Boathouse is a modern three-storey house situated in the town of Weymouth in Dorset by the inner marina with harbour views. The house can sleep 5 people in 1 double, 1 double with en-suite shower, 1 single bedroom as well as a family bathroom. The rest of the house is made up of a kitchen, a dining/sitting room. Garage parking for one car and one zone parking permit. Old Boathouse is the perfect base for adventures in Dorset for families or friends holidaying.
Situated by the inner marina in the centre of Weymouth, Dorset The Old Boathouse is a comfortable and contemporary holiday home. Accommodating up to five guests with bedrooms on the first and second floor, the double bedroom on the first floor boasts an en-suite as well as family.
The sitting room with a comfortable sofa and two armchairs, all with cushions is an enjoyable sociable area to unwind and plan next day’s adventures. Weymouth is the perfect base to explore Dorset and the town itself.
The award-winning beach with its golden sands and shallow water is only a 5-minute walk away while the inner harbour is only seconds from the front door. On the edge of the town centre, you have easy access to a host of the usual high street stores as well as local quirky shops, a cinema and ten pin bowling. There are numerous restaurants with cuisines from Italy to China (not forgetting traditional English) made their home in beautiful streets of Weymouth.
Every night and day choose a different meal! A short car ride to the west you will find West Bay with crumbling golden cliffs of sand and wonderful beach, fossil hunters’ kingdom of Charmouth and Lyme Regis. To the east is the stunning West Lulworth village with Lulworth castle. Lulworth Cove nearby and Durdle Door arc display a magnificent exhibition of beautiful rocks of the Jurassic period. Slightly further east you will reach the Purbecks with many more attractions such as Corfe Castle, Swanage, Durlston Country park and Old Harry Rocks. Enjoy your stay in this lovely home by the harbour in Weymouth with family and friends, a perfect base for your adventures in Dorset.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, Wifi
- Fuel and power included
- Bed linen and towels included
- Garage parking for one car and one zone parking permit
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 5 min
- Beach 10 min
Weymouth is a busy seaside town and lies on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Weymouth's golden sandy beach has received the Quality Coast Award. This is because of good quality water, well-developed facilities and beach supervision. There are plenty of supermarkets and a variety of shops. There is a wide choice of cafes and restaurants, offering a range of cuisines. As a result, you are spoilt for choice. Weymouth is famous for its fresh seafood. You can often see the local fishermen unloading their daily catch from the Harbour. It is from the harbour that you can pick up boat tours. These include a tour of the Jurassic coast and a water taxi from Weymouth to Portland.
Weymouth Attractions and Activities
Lodmoor Country Park is fantastic for the children and adults to explore and rest for a picnic. In addition, try your hand at crazy golf or let the children drive in the little go-kart track. Let the children loose in the Pirate Ship Play Park or the Green Gym. Slide down the wonky slide or walk the dog through the woodland paths. RSPB Nature Reserve is next to Lodmoore Park displaying details of all the Marsh birds in the area. Also, there is a cafe for refreshments after all the exploring. Sandworld is by the cycle path at Lodmoor park. Be amazed at the awesome sculptures made by local artists. You can let the children take turns to make their own sand sculpture. In addition, view smaller displays along the seafront. In conclusion, the attention to detail that goes into these will amaze you.
The Sea Life Centre is full of marine animals and much much more. The Centre is jam-packed full of fun rides and activities for the children. There are also rides galore along the seafront with arcades that stay open in the evenings. A little train will take you along the length of the seafront. Here you will find Donkey rides on the beach are available. Punch and Judy play on the seafront during the summer. A short walk away is the Nothe Fort which holds events for both adults and children. Weymouth is well known for the Red Arrows display which happens on Carnival Day. You can watch the action from the beach and see the fireworks from the bay. At night, colourful lasers light up the seafront and the promenade. The Pavillion theatre holds regular live shows.