Weymouth Portland Railway Walk

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Weymouth Portland Railway Walk

Weymouth Portland Railway Walk
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VolAuVent
Basingstoke, UK68 contributions
Great to see this route preserved - a gem of a walk or cycle
Aug 2020
This is a great little route. It’s long enough to feel you’ve do e something and short enough that all can enjoy it. I’ve walked and cycled this beautifully preserved doused railway route. Starting at the top corner of the town marina, it brings you out at the start of the causeway to Portland where you will enjoy wonderful views.

Being ex-railway, the path is fairly flat. This means you will be in the company of walkers, cyclists, pushchairs and people of all ages, it’s great.
Written 4 July 2021
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Jason Q
Leamington Spa, UK196 contributions
Beware bicycles
Sep 2020 • Solo
I could not believe the amount of arrogant cyclists on the trail.Back home I am an avid cyclist myself so it was even more upsetting. The trail clearly states walkers can use this trail also so take note cyclists and Weymouth and Portland council .Sorry it is quite a nice trail which leads you to Portland where I picked up the coastal path and hiked to the Portland bill lighthouse.Amazing scenery and there is a lovely pebble beach just before the start.A word of warning the start of the coastal path up to the cliffs is really steep and even for me took my breath away and I consider myself fit.
Written 2 September 2020
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Alan S
Bath, UK43 contributions
No resting!
Oct 2019
It’s a lovely quiet walk along a flat railway bed now properly surfaced.

Although it’s very close to the coast views of the sea are few.

The major drawback is that there are very few benches to rest. The gardens and castle at Sandsfoot are a good stop off point but the cafe and toilets were shut.

Undeterred I pressed on to the Ferrybridge Inn shown at the end end of the line only to find it boarded up.

It’s a shame because it could be a really good feature.
Written 8 October 2019
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Somerzetvisitor
Minehead, UK43 contributions
No Rails!
Mar 2019
First walked this route with my parents just after trains stopped and before the rails were lifted. Took my Late wife along here and stopped off at Sandsfoote castle and cafe. Makes for a nice relaxed amble with signs along the way marking things of interest. Noticed the tunnel has lights this time!
Written 17 September 2019
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Sam3314
Derby, UK1,537 contributions
A lovely way to walk to some of the outlying parts of Weymouth
Sep 2019
Formed on the bed of the old railway, this is a path between Weymouth and Portsmouth. Lots of lovely viewpoints and nicely shaded. Information boards at the old stations and points of interest. A good way to get to Sandsfoot castle or to avoid the main roads. Open to walkers and cyclists.
Written 15 September 2019
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wbfChulmleigh
Chulmleigh39 contributions
Lack of benches
Sep 2019
A very nicewalk but as the weather was rather warm, we both felf it woud have been nice to have a few places to sit on the way. Lovely flat walk but we were glad when we arrived at Sandsfoot castle for something to drink before we rturned back.
Written 8 September 2019
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Anneo541
Derby, UK30 contributions
A must do
Sep 2019
Walked the full trail from Weymouth, some lovely views along the way you must take the small detour to the old castle ruins with its splendid garden and views. Good cafe but perhaps only seasonal? Two miles each way.Tarmac path ideal for all weathers and shared with cycles.
Written 6 September 2019
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kimobear
242 contributions
relaxing and away from traffic.
Mar 2019
Nice walk away from traffic and very relaxing, great for biking also. Used it from Weymouth harbor area out to Sandsfooth Castle and back.
Written 21 August 2019
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Roger G
Lincoln, UK17 contributions
Stunning walk
May 2019 • Family
A great walk from Weymouth to Portland. Some beautiful scenery. Highly recommend this. You see so much by walking. A great way to get the kids away from their screens.
Written 27 May 2019
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Mr C
3,957 contributions
Good flat walk
Jan 2019 • Couples
The old railway line from Portland to Weymouth is now a cycle track and footpath. A nice flat walk with good coastal view. Walkers beware of cyclists.
Written 9 May 2019
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