WEYMOUTH AND PORTLAND, DORSET DT5 1SA
The seaside resort of Weymouth with its elegant Georgian beachfront and historic harbour nestles perfectly alongside the rugged "Isle" of Portland. Anyone watching waves pound against the dramatic coastline will easily understand why this was designated England's first Natural World Heritage Site.
Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour provides some of the best natural sailing waters in the UK, hence its choice to host the sailing events for the 2012 Olympics. The sands and safe swimming waters of Weymouth Beach and bay are some of the finest in Europe. Local services include a Beach Control Centre that provides the daily supervision for over 3 miles of beach and promenade; Lifeguard services are operated by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution between May and September with additional cover provided by the Weymouth Canoe Lifeguards at weekends and bank holidays. Whether you’re looking to take in the sailing events, go for a relaxing stroll along the beach, esplanade or marina, or enjoy the many varied activities and amenities on offer Weymouth has something to offer every one and caters for all tastes.
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