Weymouth Beach has been a family favourite for decades and is one of Dorset’s top attractions. Few places in the country can compete with the famous three mile stretch of sand. This pretty, unspoilt beach extends almost as far as the eye can see.
The Beach is well-known for its safe, shallow and soft sand. Between Weymouth Pavilion and the Pier Bandstand is perfect for younger swimmers and those less confident in the waters as the very gentle shelving offers safe swimming. Pass the Pier Bandstand, now known as Al Molo, for a more pebbly beach which is perfect for confident swimmers. In the summer months, floating rafts are placed out at sea for strong swimmers to challenge themselves.
Toss a Frisbee, top up the tan or take a chance at one of the seaside amusement arcades. There are so many things to do near Weymouth Beach no matter what the weather is looking like! There’s so much on the go here that you’ll always feel entertained. Rock to the beat of a live music show, cool down with an ice cream cone, thrill to beach motocross, or get up and get active with a spot of beach volleyball. Or if that’s too lively for your blood, kick back and watch a traditional Punch & Judy show or take a fun donkey ride.
It is no surprise that Weymouth Beach continues to win awards. The Beach has recently gained a Blue Flag Award, international recognition of water quality, safety and seaside facilities. The Georgian beach is located in the heart of the UNESCO Jurassic Coast and is part of the famous South West Coast Path. An important part of Weymouth’s history, the beach has seen many royal visitors and helped to solidify Weymouth as one of the UK’s favourite seaside towns.
For more information ahead of your visit please see our dedicated Weymouth Beach Visitor Information page.