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“Olympics in Weymouth”
Review of Weymouth Beach

Weymouth Beach
Ranked #1 of 73 things to do in Weymouth
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 31 July 2012

We went to Weymouth to experience the Olympics atmosphere. We weren’t disappointed. Though we aren’t sailing fans and didn’t have tickets we enjoyed the fact that the town was lively. Our highlight was watching the Opening Ceremony on big screens on the beach and being part of a wildly enthusiastic crowd.
We've been coming to Weymouth occasionally over many years and it feels as timeless as always but still bright, clean and charming as ever. The beach is marvellous, the Esplanade is broad and people friendly, though some of the hotels look a bit down market and it has all the issues of amusement arcades, knock out shops and bars and Nightclubs that spill out onto the street. But the harbour is wonderful and it has all the traditional amenities, pedaloes, donkey rides, deckchair for the day and a traditional Punch and Judy show. The beach must be one of the safest in Britain as you can walk out hundreds of yards and still only be up to your waist in water.
The town was really up for the Olympics, good signing, events (2012 torchbearers wading out with flaming torches, fireworks and lasers), hospitality volunteers everyone (and Police and a warship and Border Agency Boat in the Bay) and a really crowd in good humour. Well done Weymouth!!

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Reviewed 30 July 2012

Just spent the weekend In Weymouth booked online and didn't realise the Olympics were being held there
Expected huge crowds but not too many people around
I think closing the main road in put people off coming and I must admit I couldn't even get to my hotel but luckily the owner came on foot and got in my car to show me the back way in ( road closure mistake ) I mean did they really expect people to carry luggage for miles ?
Anyway just wanted to say what a treat we had no crowds fantastic opening fireworks , perfect free olympic spectating
And having never been to Weymouth was most impressed at how clean the beach and surrounding area is kept .Along with great food and pubs
Well done all the hard Great British workers

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Reviewed 29 July 2012

Very clean white sand which was cleaned every night by council workers. Facilities included deck chair hire, ice cream vendors and even an Olympic store for gifts.

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Reviewed 29 July 2012

lovely sandy beach - well looked after - a credit to Weymouth. Punch & Judy shows (weather permitting)

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Reviewed 26 July 2012

if your disabled we have a brand new Shop in the town opp spec savers, where you buyers all sorts of equipment that we guys might need. should be able to get wheelchairs in the door.
very busy, but seems to be relaxed. i would recomend coming to the beautiful Old Town via bus, Train or use the part and ride, while the Olympics are here.
Good luck to all the competitors who are here for the Olympics.
Welcome to our Town.
i go into to the town Daily.
great for couples, familys, friends, business persons, solo all welcome.
i visisted this shop and thought others should know about it. I am nothing todo with this company.

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