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Gone Sailing(Ref: GONSA1)

Weymouth, Weymouth & Portland, Dorset
Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Changeover day Friday Shortbreaks 1
72 % Rating
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
  • Guests Guests
  • Non-smoking Non smoking
  • Short walk to the Weymouth old harbour, main Weymouth beach and town centre
  • Stones throw from Newton's Cove beach and Nothe Gardens
  • Parking permit included
  • Variety of nearby dining venues
  • Two minutes walk to the popular Brewers Quay

Gone Sailing is a traditional fisherman's cottage in Weymouth, just a few minutes' walk from the old Weymouth Harbour. Just steps away from this Dorset holiday cottage is the vibrant Hope Square with traditional brewery building now antiques emporium and a choice of bistros, restaurants and a pub. The pretty Nothe Gardens, Newton's Cove esplanade and beach is just a short stroll from the property. The town centre with a good variety of shopping and the main Weymouth beach with its long and sandy expanse and shallow water is just a seven minute walk away. Internally Gone Sailing is ideally arranged as a holiday cottage as it has a sociable open plan ground floor with through lounge, diner and kitchen with patio doors to a small garden with table and chairs. Gone Sailing is perfectly positioned for a holiday in Weymouth with beaches, restaurants and the pretty old harbour just minutes' walk away.

Accommodation: Hall. Lounge / Diner / Kitchen with patio doors to garden. 1st Floor, Bedroom 1, King size double bed. Bedroom 2, twin single beds or a super kingsize double (please specify preference when booking). Bathroom, bath with shower over, hand basin and toilet.

Services in addition to standard equipment: WiFi. DVD player. Gas central heating. Freezer, dishwasher, washer / dryer. Cot, highchair, stair gate. Bed linen and towels included, please state preference when booking.  One parking permit for nearby public car park. Small rear garden with table and chairs.

Mr B Woolley
A great little cottage for a short break. 5 mins walk to the town centre but far enough away to avoid all of the late night noise. Easy walk to the harbour, Nothe Gardens, pubs/restaurants and Asda supermarket. Around 20 mins walk to the railway station. Cottage was well equipped and very clean. Good sized bathroom with excellent shower. Plenty of storage space throughout. Comfortable beds and quiet location resulted in a great nights sleep, One point to be aware of is that the stairs are very steep and narrow, only to be expected in a cottage like this. Not an issue for me but could be for some. Stayed April 2018

Mrs S Lloyd
Very comfortable cottage. Well stocked with personnel touches. We will definitely stay there again. Stayed March 2018

Miss K Steines
Fantastic cottage, well maintained and very close to Brewers Quay, the harbour, restaurants and bars. – Stayed November 2017.

Mr & Mrs Brindley
Gone Sailing is a Lovely cottage everything you need is included in the property its close to Newton Coves beautiful views sea and gardens and close to the harbour and Brewers Quay, Weymouth is Wonderful and we always use Dream Cottages company to stay here, Dorset is beautiful .

Mr & Mrs Brindley
Superb cottage everything you could want is in it, location is perfect , close to harbour & Brewers Quay. Great property for staying in Wonderful Weymouth in Dorset, booked through Dream Cottages holiday company. Thank You.Stayed July 2017

Mrs J Gibbons
Lovely home with a small garden which was a real sun trap. The house was very well equipped with everything you need for a great holiday. If you wanted a night in the TV had plenty of channels and the sofa was very comfy. The location was perfect, just next to Brewers Quay. We would certainly recommend Gone Sailing as a good base for a Weymouth/Dorest holiday. Stayed June 2017

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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