Places of interest
There’s plenty for the whole family to do along Weymouth’s safe golden beach, including fantastic views of the Jurassic Coastline. There’s plenty of entertainment with traditional Punch and Judy, Donkey Rides, Trampolines, Pedalos and Swing Boats. - http://www.weymouth.co.uk/
Services: 1,2,3,4/4A, 6,8,10,X53, 501/502/503(Summer Services Only)
Portland Bill Lighthouse
Take a guided tour of this iconic lighthouse, built in 1906. The Lobster Pot Restaurant adjacent to the lighthouse is also well worth a visit. - http://www.trinityhouse.co.uk/lighthouses/lighthouse_list/portland_bill.html
Services: 501 (Summer Only)
The famous market on the streets of Dorchester is on every Wednesday and is great to have a look around and grab a bargain! - http://www.visit-dorset.com/things-to-do/dorchester-market-p1387013
A fantastic day for the whole family. This year the carnival welcomes the Red Arrows to the skies of Weymouth! During the day you can watch the procession and see all the floats, in the evening stay to watch the fantastic firework display. There’s plenty to do including stalls, fairground rides, games, performances, music, food and much, much more. - http://weymouthcarnival.co.uk/
Services: Any into Weymouth town.
The Donkey Sanctuary was founded in 1969 by Dr Elisabeth Svendsen, MBE. She dedicated her life to champion donkeys, and it is through her devotion that the Sanctuary grew to be the international charity it is today. - http://www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/about-us
Services: X53 (Short walk from bus stop)
One of Henry VIII’s finest coastal forts, built in the early 1540s. Take a tour of the castle’s 470 year history, it’s a great day out! - http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/portland-castle/
Services: 1, 501 (Short walk from Castle Road Bus Stop)
The iconic Chesil Beach is 18 miles long from Portland to West Bay. Visit the Chesil Beach Centre to learn more, or visit Chesil Cove to relax and enjoy the stunning surroundings. - http://www.chesilbeach.org/
Services: 1, X53.