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Nothe Fort

Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
+44 1305 766626
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Delightful suprise

What a delightful surprise we found this place to be. We had not intended to visit but the weather... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
suzyshep
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Afternoon adventure

We visited with our children who loved being in and looking around the fort. Entry provides a pass... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shannon J
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UK
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This 19th century fort includes a museum highlighting Weymouh's role in Britain's naval history. 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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  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful surprise we found this place to be. We had not intended to visit but the weather took a turn for the worst and thought we would give it a go. It was a really interesting experience. A must for those that are...More

Thank suzyshep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our children who loved being in and looking around the fort. Entry provides a pass for the year which is great if you visit Weymouth often or live close by. Large number of displays wake you through the history of the fort...More

Thank Shannon J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed time here & ticket meant we could return again. Lovely cafe. Interesting rooms full of history with walk around walls of fort giving great views of Weymouth.

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the fort not expecting very much, it was a lovely day. The staff are very polite, friendly and helpful. They have catered for school trips and there was a school visit whilst we were there, they were brilliant with the kids very...More

Thank paula7274
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly welcomed, paid £7 for concession and it was money well spent. We are not particularly interested in the war but still enjoyed this fascinating venue. There is a variety of interesting exhibits to give everyone something to enjoy. The views from the...More

Thank Sheila A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant visit to the fort after being recommended by our B&B owner and we were so pleased we did. Fortunately the sun shone for a few hours so walking around the top of the fort was an absolute delight with some stunning...More

Thank hardwil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely fort surrounded by nice park area.Price was £18 for a family of 4.Lots of displays,information to look at,beautiful views a bonus and the tea room was very nice,well priced,with a varied choice. Over all a nice couple of hours walk about.

Thank donna972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two hours went by in no time! Plenty to see here, with fascinating indoor exhibits and stunning views of Weymouth and Portland from the walls of the fort. Well worth catching the artillery demonstrations on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month at 12...More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great day out visiting North Fort. There is so much to look at and learn about if you are interested in exploring some of the history of Weymouth. Very fascinating and good value for money. The cafe was lovely too. They sold...More

Thank Claudia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a day to kill & find yourself with nothing to do, this is a good place to visit, whether alone or with family or friends. The fort is well laid out inside & out with a great walk around the castle walls...More

Thank Philip R
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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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