Isle of Portland

thumb|View of Portland from Weymouth

5 things to do

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Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy

Located within the Osprey Quay development is the new National Sailing Academy. This venue will host the London 2012 Olympic sailing events. This venue hosts events throughout the year as well as sailing courses. Cost of courses varies.

SEE   —  +44 1305 866000 —  Osprey Quay

Portland Castle

Built by Henry VIII in the early 1540s, this castle has played a part in history ever since. This history is portrayed through exhibitions and the building its self.

Tout Quarry

This beautiful quarry is full of sculptures that local people have created. It is set on the top of Portland with fantastic views of the Jurassic Coastline.

SEE   —  Hope Square

YHA Youth Hostel

An impressive Edwardian building (that previously housed the Royal Navy's First Admiral). Close to Chesil Beach and the fast bus link to Weymouth.

Portland Bill Lighthouse

Situated at the tip of Portland, this famous lighthouse has a visitor centre and tours around the lighthouse.


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