Skippers Rest

Located in Weymouth, Dorset

Skippers Rest is a Victorian terraced cottage in Weymouth, Dorset and can sleep four people in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Skippers Rest is a lovely Victorian-style cottage nestled in the seaside town of Weymouth, Dorset. Hosting two bedrooms: one double and one twin, sleeping a total of four guests with a family bathroom and cloakroom to support. It offers a fitted kitchen and an open-plan living room with a dining area. Outside has an enclosed courtyard, as well as permit parking. Skippers Rest is the ultimate choice for a week-long break near the coast of Dorset.

Property Details

This traditional-style terraced cottage is situated in a residential street within the bustling seaside town of Weymouth, in Dorset. Just a short walk from its lovely sandy beach, this property is superbly located for those who are looking for an adventure-filled holiday.

Enter through the front door and you will find a large and welcoming sitting room come dining area, a great space to relax and catch up on your favourite TV shows and to share a meal together. To the rear of the property is a large kitchen with all the tools you need to create delicious meals together, as well as boasting double doors leading out into the enclosed courtyard. Climbing the stairs, you will find a large family bathroom, perfect for a relaxing soak after a long day of sightseeing. Retire to one of the two spacious bedrooms choosing from a double or a twin to get some much-needed rest for the days ahead.

The property has a large enclosed courtyard area, ideal for enjoying the morning sun with a warming cup of tea and reading a good book.

While you're in the area, take the time to visit Weymouth's delightful beach, only half a mile away, where you will find a traditional seafront. The award-winning beach is famous for its soft golden sand and shallow waters, which are perfect for those who enjoy swimming or perfect for paddling with the little ones, or even take the opportunity for more adventurous water-based activities! The historic harbour is the ideal place to enjoy fish and chips as you watch the boats go by and the fishermen land their daily catch and be sure to sample some local ice cream as you wander around. This cottage is a perfect base for making family memories all-year-round.


  • Central heating and gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Permit roadside parking on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Enclosed courtyard
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop just over half a mile and pub 500 metres


Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Washing machine



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Area Details


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.

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