Best Sights in Weymouth (According to Instagram)

Best Sights in Weymouth

Take a look at our guide to the most Instagrammable photo spots in Weymouth and Portland. 

With loads of great places to take a photo in Weymouth, it comes as no suprise that the town was recently ranked in the Top 20 most-Instagrammed seaside towns in the UK. Whether a local or a visitor these are 9 must-see spots in Weymouth and Portland, so get your camera and get snapping. 

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Weymouth Harbour

One of the most popular photo spots in Weymouth is the lively Harbour, where you can snap the artistry of the town bridge, the boats moored in the harbour and the colourful composition restaurants, cafes and bars on the harbourside. Day or night – take your camera to Weymouth Harbour and you are almost guaranteed a brilliant photo.

Portland Bill Lighthouse

A go-to spot for any Dorset photographer. With the cracking view of the red and white lighthouse and the rough seas in behind, the Portland Bill Lighthouse is in the perfect spot for an Jurassic Coast shot.

Bowleaze Cove

Park yourself at the peak of the hill and enjoy the stunning views overlooking Weymouth Bay and the cliffs heading out to Poole and Bournemouth. Sit on the benches and embrace the view while the opportunity is there, grab a picture and top off the moment by enjoying some food and drink at Cafe Oasis.

Pulpit Rock

Take a trip to the far end of Portland, discover artefacts from Portland’s past as a quarry and experience unique scenery you won’t find often! 

Greenhill Gardens

Sloping up from the beach and Esplanade, you will find the iconic coloured Beach Huts of Greenhill Gardens. Boasting stunning views across the Bay and gorgeous floral displays, this public garden is a must-see photo spot in Weymouth!


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Weymouth Beach

An obvious one but we can’t leave it out! With many different angles to choose from, you can capture the beauty of Weymouth’s shores, the white cliffs on the coastline or the fantastic structure of Weymouth’s Esplanade. In two different shots you could capture a stunning landscape shot or a nostalgic picture that would be a perfect postcard. 

Places to take a Scenic Photo in Weymouth: A Photographer’s Guide

Weymouth & Portland is surrounded by the beauty of the Jurassic Coast, there are many spots to get your camera out and snap the most breathtaking pictures!

Tag @WeareWeymouth and #weareweymouth in your photos!