Things to do in Weymouth in Winter

Things to do in Weymouth in Winter

Our guide to the best things to do in Weymouth during the Winter months.

As the festive season comes to an end and the New Year has been well and truly celebrated, January is always a difficult month. We’ve come up with a few ways to make the most of the shorter, darker and chilly days in Weymouth. Whether you want to wrap up by a pub fire, take in new events or enjoy a spot of retail therapy, there are lots of things to do in Weymouth this Winter! 

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1. Get active and enjoy Weymouth’s natural beauty

Thinking about getting more active in January? From picturesque parks and gardens to stunning nature reserves, there are so many great places to explore in Weymouth. How about grabbing a bike and exploring the Rodwell Trail, a popular walking route on the old Weymouth and Portland Railway. 

Weymouth Beach in Winter

2. Enjoy a bit of retail therapy

Hit the January sales and try out a new look for this season. Weymouth’s shopping centre has a great mixture of national favourites and unique independent boutiques. And best of all, the shops are only a short walk from Weymouth’s breathtaking beach or famous Harbour! 

Shopping in Weymouth

3. Forget the diet – try a sweet treat

If you aren’t doing a January diet why not enjoy a sweet treat from one of Weymouth’s favourite coffee shops. Sit back and watch the world go by on a weekday or brighten up a Sunday afternoon with a Cream Tea. 

Cream Teas in Weymouth


4. Sing along with a live performance

You can catch some of the world’s most popular musicals and plays at Weymouth Pavilion. After a record-breaking Cinderella Pantomime, there are some great performance to go and enjoy over the coming months at Weymouth Pavilion

  • Waterloo: The Best of ABBA
  • McCartney: The Songbook
  • ELO Again
  • The Story of Guitar Heroes
  • The Rolling Stones Story

Weymouth Pavilion Winter 2020

5. Get together with friends for food and drink

Do you have old friends who you only see at Christmas? Why not arrange to meet up for a coffee or brunch in one of Weymouth’s popular cafes. Or perhaps get a whole group together for a dinner party and drinks at your favourite Weymouth restaurant. 

Winter Things to do in Weymouth