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Rockpools(Ref: ROCKP)

Weymouth, Weymouth & Portland, Dorset
Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Changeover day Saturday Shortbreaks 1
77 % Rating
At a Glance
  • Beach Beach
  • pub/Shop Pub/Shop
  • Pet Friendly Pet Friendly
  • Linen Included Linen Included
  • Cot Cot
  • Kids Kids
  • Cottages with WiFi Wifi
  • Garden Garden
  • High Chair High Chair
  • parking Parking
  • Guests Guests
  • Short walk to old harbour, Brewery Square, Weymouth town and beach
  • Allocated off road parking for one car
  • South facing sunny landscaped garden
  • 2 minutes from South West Coast Path and green pet exercise area
  • Situated on the popular Maltings development

Rockpools is a modern contemporary two bedroomed terrace house with an allocated parking space located in the highly sought after Maltings area - an ideal holiday base for Weymouth's harbour, beach and South West Coast Path. Rockpools is only two minutes' walk to a green pet exercise area and Newton's Cove where you can discover anemones, crabs, limpets and winkles in the many rockpools.   From here there are fantastic views of Portland and the famous Jurassic Coast, England's first natural World Heritage Site that stretches 95 miles from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Dorset.  Just along is Nothe Gardens, a pretty place to have a picnic and close by to the tourist attraction Nothe Fort.  A few minutes from the property is the Rodwell trail, a great flat off road pedestrian / cycle path going from Weymouth to Portland. There are over 1000 climbing routes on Portland, located just 15 minutes by car. Weymouth's main sandy beach is about a 10 minute walk away where there is golden sand (great for building sandcastles) and shallow safe clean water.  The nearby Town centre and harbour has an interesting and diverse range of shops and restaurants.  There is a strong fishing community located in the picturesque harbour and you often can relax with a drink while watching the fishermen bringing in their catch.

Rockpools offers a sunny, enclosed garden with sun loungers, BBQ, storage shed for wetsuits and bikes, a hose to wash off dirty boots and wetsuits it has everything you need for a perfect stay.

Accommodation: Lounge. Kitchen/diner. 1st floor: Bedroom 1, double bed. Bedroom 2, twin single beds.  Bathroom, bath with shower over, hand basin and toilet.

Additional services: WiFi. Gas central heating. Washing machine. Fridge with ice box.  Dishwasher.  Garden furniture. Cot, highchair and stairgate. Bed linen and towels inclusive, please state requirements when booking.  Tiered patio garden with table and chairs (children should be supervised).  One allocated car parking space. 

Rockpools welcomes two well behaved dogs. Virtual Tour: Kitchen coming soon.

Rockpools will supply a Christmas tree and trimmings for Christmas and New bookings. 

Miss J Gullick
A well equipped and clean property, close to all amenities,lovely harbour walks within a short distance ,walking distance to bars and shops, A very nice welcome pack and note from the owner & milk in the fridge which was very much appreciated, Would definitely return Stayed April 2018

Mrs S Pears
Lovely warm clean property, we really enjoyed our stay, which was five days over Christmas 2017

Mr F Webster
Thank you so much for a lovely house for a week, we will be back again – stayed August 2017

Mr & Mrs H Tolley
One of the nicest and cleanest houses we have stayed in. Thank you very much for going that extra mile, it is noted and much appreciated - Stayed August 2017

Mrs H Vanwyk
We really enjoyed our stay at Rockpools. Clean and comfortable home with everything you need. The welcome pack was enjoyed and a nice little touch. We have been coming to Weymouth for the past 15 years and this is by far the best home we have stayed in. To eat we recommend The Turks Head and The Brewers Arms in Martistown (a real gem, lovely food and atmosphere with friendly staff) See you next year – stayed August 2017

Mr P Vale
Property was exceptionally clean, also exceptionally well equipped. We were extremely pleased with the property in its entirety. If we return to Weymouth, we will definitely try to rebook this property- Stayed July 2017

Mrs C Scott
Best house we have stayed in at Weymouth. Really clean and very well equipped. Thanks - stayed July 2017

Mrs S Bennett
Wonderful place, location great, plenty to see and do. We have had a lovely week, thank you Stayed May 2017

Mr J Tye
Great Stay, really enjoyed it some great walks nearby,. Thank you! Stayed May 2017

Miss G Griffiths
Nice, clean, cosy, well-equipped house in a great location. Have stayed in the Maltings many times – will be back! Thanks - stayed November 2016

Mrs L Boon
Lovely house and perfect location. Thanks Stayed October 2016

Mr R Kutschera
Had a fabulous week. The cottage is wonderful and in the perfect location. Thank you very much!

Mr P Godden
We've had a lovely weeks stay, the cottage is just perfect in all ways. Weather has been kind. Nice to find a place that takes 2 pets - stayed October 2016

Mrs S Whitehouse
Thank you so much for a wonderful place to stay. Great location and comfortable space - stayed September 2016

Mrs S Stainer
Perfect thank you! You have thought of everything :) - stayed September 2016

Mrs S Cuff
10/10 all round, perfect! Many thanks - stayed September 2016

Mr J W Colbourne
We had a great holiday, thanks for the use of your lovely home, we will be back soon - stayed September 2016

Mrs S Buckley
Thank you so much, we had the most wonderful week, we will most definitely be staying with you again, thanks again - stayed August 2016

Miss E Ball
Lovely house in an ideal spot! Had a fab time! Would definitely return! Lovely welcome/info pack, everything we needed and more. Will be recommending. Stayed August 2016

Mrs Cox
A lovely clean house with a lot of thought gone into it, thank you, would definitely stay again - stayed July 2016

Mr M Shorney
Everything new and what you need in a home, really well done. would stay again Stayed July 2016

Mr B O'Neill
Had a lovely week, the house is lovely and a perfect base. Everything we needed - stayed July 2016

Mrs J French
Perfect House with everything you need, location wonderful - stayed July 2016

Mr K McIntyre
Great location, great stay, great walks, Rosie (the dog) made many friends in field above the house - will be back again - stayed June 2016

Ms L Thomas
Lovely cottage, very clean good location,welcome pack was much appreciated,we spoke to the owner who were really nice to us.Will definitly book this cottage again. Stayed Juine 2016

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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