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Portland Plateau

New Ground Car Park | Portland, Weymouth DT5 1LF, England
+44 1392 383560
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Scared off heights

Travelled to Portland after getting bullied into this trip by my wife and daughter travelling... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Darlington, United Kingdom
Has to be done

If your in the Weymouth area you have to explore Portland. The causeway road across gives you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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A varied 4.7 mile walk classed as Moderate along the South West Coast Path as it heads along the east coast of Portland, passing great scenery, historical forts and old quarry workings. Many of the paths around Portland Bill are accessible for powered wheelchair users and rugged pushchairs. The first ½ mile of this route follows a level wide path, but after this becomes more varied with some steep and uneven sections before reaching Church Ope Cove. From the cove to Portland Heights the path is relatively level apart from one steep climb.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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New Ground Car Park | Portland, Weymouth DT5 1LF, England
+44 1392 383560
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Reviewed yesterday

Travelled to Portland after getting bullied into this trip by my wife and daughter travelling across the causeway I thought there might be problems as I, m scared off heights we made it too the free car park at the top we did,not stay long...More

Thank Swissfamilyhoppers
Reviewed 3 days ago

If your in the Weymouth area you have to explore Portland. The causeway road across gives you lovely views of Chesil Beach and Portland in the distance. After visiting all the attractions on the island you get to the lighthouse. Cafe on site lovely views...More

Thank 52Gra
Reviewed 5 days ago

We undertook the coastal route around Portland, lovely walk. The Lighthouse is about the mid point. The cafe/restaurant are quite expensive here, but the view is beautiful

Thank Lincoln_PETE7904
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got the bus then walked the rest of the way,lovely view,very windy when we were there so did not stay too long, restaurant there was very expensive compared to other places.

Thank brenlu57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited this light house, you do need to be reasonably fit, as the climb is steep, with some 155 steps to the top. It was worth the effort, with an informative guided tour.

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning scenery. Wild seas when windy or stormy. Beautiful coastline. Great walks. Scrumptious cream teas served at the cafe. Fabulous place

Thank Rosemarie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this place by chance. Gave the dog a good walk,fantastic views. Well worth a visit shall return again.

Thank Graham F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to come views are brilliant nice in sun.. loads of parking shame pay machine had been damage so only one working... food place to eat looked busy.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A truly lovely place to visit, unfortunately the Light was closed when we were there but the whole area is a delight to walk. The views are amazing on a clear day and the evidence of Portland stone quarrying are all around Lovely Café/restraunt the'...More

Thank LinNewEltham
Reviewed 15 May 2017

But the restaurant made up for the that with fresh scones and good portions of cream and jam to boot. Tea, enough for 4 cups. Good friendly service. Perfect stop for your cream tea or snack.

Thank Richard_BJ2346ZL
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