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Harbour Reach(Ref: HREA3)

Weymouth, Weymouth & Portland, DORSET
Sleeps 5 Bedrooms 3 Changeover day Saturday Shortbreaks 1
79%
4 Star - 75% - 86%
At a Glance
  • Beach Beach
  • pub/Shop Pub/Shop
  • Pet Friendly Pet Friendly
  • Linen Included Linen Included
  • Cot Cot
  • Cottages with WiFi Wifi
  • Sea View Sea View
  • High Chair High Chair
  • Non-smoking Non smoking
  • Just a few minutes' walk from the Brewers Quay area and the old harbourside in Weymouth.
  • Harbour Reach comes with a complimentary parking permit for guest use.
  • The main Weymouth beach is within easy walking distance.
  • Nearby Hope Square is one of the most popular areas for locals and holiday makers alike.
  • The beautiful Nothe Gardens and Newton's Cove beach is a five minute walk.

Harbour Reach is tucked away in an elevated position just a few minutes' walk from the Brewers Quay area which is adjacent to the old harbour side in Weymouth. Hope Square, at Brewers Quay is one of the most popular areas for locals and holiday makers alike and is bordered with pretty bistros, pubs and cafes perfect for alfresco dining in the summer and cosy fireside drinks in the winter. The pretty old harbour side is the perfect location to marvel at the visiting Yachts and working fishing boats, returning with their days catch. Harbour Reach is a renovated fisherman's cottage now presented with a light and stylish interior perfect for a family or friends holiday. The cottage has unique features such as a porthole stained glass window and an eclectic mix of collectors' items which gives the little cottage real personality. A short walk from Harbour Reach takes you into the centre of Weymouth and the hustle and bustle of the town with various restaurants, shops and pubs suitable for families. The main Weymouth beach is also within easy walking distance. Leave the cottage in the other direction and you can seek peace and quiet in the Nothe Gardens which overlook the whole of Weymouth Bay - arguable the best view in Weymouth! Perhaps chance your luck fishing from the stone pier or for the more adventurous, daily fishing tours leave from the harbour in the summer months.

Accommodation: Lounge/diner, small kitchen. First floor.  Bedroom 1, twin single beds. Bedroom 2, large single (4ft) bed, door to small raised decked balcony area. Bathroom with bath, power shower over, hand basin and toilet. 2nd floor: narrow, winding stairs (may not be suitable for very young children or those with walking difficulties): Attic Bedroom 3, Double bed, sloping ceilings (views across Weymouth bay).

Services in addition to information: Wifi. Gas central heating, gas fire in lounge. Fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher.  Flat screen TV, DVD player. Cot, highchair and stairgate. Small rear yard area and raised decked area. Parking permit for Nothe car park, approx. a five minute walk away.Harbour Reach welcomes one well behaved pet and pet bed is provided.

Three night short breaks from the end of October are welcomed.

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Reviews
Mrs A Lacey
Enjoyed our stay. Lovely cottage nice decor. Well equipped. Stayed August 2018

Mr & Mrs A Gibbs
Our second stay at Harbour Reach, perfect as usual and the weather was scorchio!! We will be coming back to Weymouth for years to come, we love it! Stayed June 2018.

Mrs C Pearce
Very pleasant stay. Was very cosy and looked very christmasy with the tree and dec's. Stayed December 2017.

Mr B Quinn
Have had a lovely stay at Harbour Reach, very clean and couldn't ask for much more. We will return next year. – Stayed August 2017

Mrs L Grainger
We have had such a lovely break here! The cottage has been perfect for us; well-equipped and very comfortable. It is ideally located for walks to the harbour and the beach. We don't want to leave, and we'll certainly be back! What a beautiful home away from home. – Stayed April 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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