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Farthings(Ref: FARTH)

Weymouth, Weymouth & Portland, Dorset
Sleeps 6 Bedrooms 3 Changeover day Friday Shortbreaks 1
At a Glance
  • Beach Beach
  • pub/Shop Pub/Shop
  • Linen Included Linen Included
  • Cot Cot
  • Kids Kids
  • Cottages with WiFi Wifi
  • Garden Garden
  • High Chair High Chair
  • parking Parking
  • Guests Guests
  • Level walk to Weymouth's long and sandy beach, perfect for sandcastles and paddling
  • Walk to the town, browse the shops and stop for a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants
  • Two off road allocated parking spaces
  • Modern spacious accommodation
  • Master en-suite

Farthings is a semi-detached holiday house located in an area near to the RSPB Radipole Lake nature reserve.  Only a short walk takes you into Weymouth town centre and beach where you can enjoy strolls along the Esplanade and paddling in the sea. Weymouth has all that you would expect from a traditional seaside resort, including traditional Punch and Judy  and deck chairs on the beach, coupled with all the typical high street amenities you expect.  Packed with local restaurants and caf?'s you can sample many Dorset delights including traditional fish and chips by the harbourside, cream teas and ice cream. For those who enjoy exploring on foot, the beautiful Rodwell trail is just a short walk from from the house and goes from Weymouth almost to Portland, with access to the coastal path.  If you fancy exploring more of the famous Jurassic coastline, Portland, West Bay, Charmouth, Lulworth and Durdle Door are all a short car or bus ride away. Ideally located in a quiet residential area, after a busy day exploring you can return and relax on the raised decking area in the garden whilst you plan another day's adventures. Farthings offers all modern-day comforts conveniently located for both arriving by train (mainline from London) or car (off road private parking) within a traditional seaside resort.

Accommodation: Ground floor: Lounge. Dining room. Kitchen. Cloakroom with hand basin and toilet. 1st floor: Bedroom 1,  double bed. Bedroom 2, twin single beds. Bathroom with bath with shower over, hand basin and toilet. 2nd floor: Master bedroom, kingsize double bed with ensuite shower room hand basin and toilet.

Services in addition to standard equipment: Wifi (from Feb 2018 TBC).  Gas central heating. Freezer. Dishwasher. Two off road parking spaces. Enclosed rear garden. Cot and highchair. Bed linen inclusive.  Please note, towels are not provided at this property.

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About the Location

Weymouth sits perfectly on the stunningly beautiful Jurassic coastline. Located on the Southern tip of Dorset, this traditional seaside town is one of the most visited and popular areas on the south coast.

With a beautiful, blue flag, sandy beach, sitting against the back drop of an elegant Georgian esplanade, this seaside wonder is a firm favourite for families. As indeed it once was for King George III, who famously used to holiday here.

For a perfectly nostalgic English seaside holiday, you can ask for no more. A golden, sandy beach, named one of the best in Britain, shallow waters which are perfect for paddling, Punch and Judy shows, donkey rides, carousels on the promenade, all accompanied by traditional chippies and quaint tea rooms.

Head down to Weymouth’s Old Harbour, a fine Georgian harbour and one of the prettiest in Europe. Simply soak up the bustling atmosphere of harbour life; sit on the harbour wall with some fish and chips and watch the large catamarans, traditional fishing boats and luxury yachts. Or why not enjoy an adrenaline fuelled ride around the bay with the Weymouth Bay Rib Charters. How about a nice family fishing trip? Many of the fishing boats at the harbour offer fishing trips for absolute beginners and accomplished anglers. Weymouth is fantastic for fishing with plenty of wrecks and reefs to explore.

Try a Jurassic Safari where you can sample Dorset’s secret beauty, off the beaten track. You will be taken along unspoilt country lanes, ancient byways and deep river crossings, whilst catching sight of beautiful wildlife.

Fossil hunting on Chesil beach is a joy with the children. They can run up and down the steep shingle climb, whilst you picnic on the beach.

Sandworld is definitely worth a visit; the sand art won’t fail to impress and there is a fantastic sandpit for the children to play in.

Visit the magnificent Nothe Fort and explore the tunnels and passageways that were once filled with soldiers and canons. See where all the gun powder was stored and walk up to the top level where the canons were fired at the approaching enemy.

If a leisurely stroll through beautiful gardens is more your thing, why not try the award winning Greenhill Gardens, which sit right on the seafront. Bennetts Water Gardens is also a lovely choice, replete with a vast array of water lilies and a Claude Monet style Japanese bridge. A very romantic setting for a picnic!

For a fun packed day out with the kids, head to the Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower, an underground sea world with attractions, rides and over 1,000 incredible creatures. Venture up in a viewing capsule on the The Jurassic Skyline for an incredible panoramic view across the Jurassic Coastline and Dorset countryside.

Children will love Fantasy Island. There are lots of rides, many traditional ones ideal for younger children, tea pots and flying elephants to name but a few! Penny arcades, slot machines and a fab coffee bar.

Weymouth is a fantastic town with plenty to do for everyone!

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