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Nothe Fort

Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
+44 1305 766626
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Excellent history venue

Well worth a visit if you are interested in wartime history. Good views over the sea and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alanmI6376AC
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Visit these gardens during every stay in weymouth

Never fail to visit these gardens very well kept and tidy. Love seeing the wild life and eating a... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
maureenbelton
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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This 19th century Fort includes a museum highlighting coastal defence. Built by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour, Nothe Fort is one of the best preserved forts of its kind. The advances in technology that affected the fort are explained through many displays, exhibits and audio visual facilities located on the ramparts, gun decks and maze of underground passageways. Enjoy the stunning and far reaching views of the Jurassic Coast from the picnic areas on the Ramparts. These will provide one of the best vantage points on the south coast.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are interested in wartime history. Good views over the sea and the estuary. One of a kind. It’s also worth walking out along the jetty to see the formidable sea wall of the fort.

Thank alanmI6376AC
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Never fail to visit these gardens very well kept and tidy. Love seeing the wild life and eating a nice sticky cake looking out to sea.

Thank maureenbelton
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very interesting facts and history of Weymouth. It was a hard challenge to try and find the nice, which we liked, very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank clairedaveontour
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very interesting place to visit, lots of interesting world war memorabilia. Good for families from kids to grandparents. Explore the underground tunnels and see if you come across the “whistling gunner” grandparents can reminisce about times gone by, or sit out in the sunshine and...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Very interesting place, Lots to see, There are 3 levels to this fort, It is amazing to see some of the pictures of the navy fleets in Portland Harbour, The views from the top level are superb, you have a panoramic view and we were...More

Thank michael m
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Northd fort is a great place to visit, a walk through a beautiful park, birds, squirrel etc, the harbour , love the scenery , great views from every direction, after a long walk through the park and along the sea front, you can look forward...More

Thank Babs C
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Took the grandchildren here during a weeks hols in Weymouth. Very interesting place both for children and adults. Would not recommend in wet weather as a large majority of the things to see are outside. Has a nice cafe with seating in and out and...More

Thank Rodders104
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Well worth a visit.Take time to read the stories behind all the exhibits.Beautifully laid out and very atmospheric.

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This is a huge fort and you could spend considerable time walking around it and exploring it. It's in the old part of weymouth (well hidden)but a short stroll will take you into the town centre. You get nice views of weymouth and the sea...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This experience situated close to Weymouth harbour really was a surprise. Lots of interesting information and a real "trip back in time". I visited with my grandchildren ( teenage boys) and both enjoyed it. We spent almost 3 hours there and still it kept their...More

Thank Christine T
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michealhendy
31 July 2016|
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Response from Nothe F | Property representative |
Yes there is, however this is operated by the Weymouth & Portland Council. The charges are variable depending on how long you stay. Please see their website for full list of charges.
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Mary T
6 July 2016|
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Response from Jaxxse | Reviewed this property |
Lots of military history land and naval, have a little competition to see who can count the most mice dotted around the place
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