From pedaloes to volleyball, donkey rides and slide, trampolines and snails! Its all on the beach at Weymouth
Weymouth harbour. Shops nearby sell crabbing nets etc
RSPB Lodmoor and Radipole
Lodmoor reserve is a quiet area of grassland, open water, reedbeds and saltmarsh attracting a wide variety of birds.
RSPB Radipole Lake enjoy walking round the lake and reedbeds. Visit the discovery centre at the rear of the Swannery car park where there are activities for children including explorer backpacks to borrow for their wildlife hunt. There is also a small cafe with outdoor patio seating overlooking the lake.
Cycling Around Weymouth
Weymouth has lots of cycle paths ideal for families and bikes and helmets can be hired from Weymouth bike hire http://www.weymouthbikehire.co.uk/
Jurassic trails cycle hire Just a short drive from Weymouth bay at Overcombe near the Oasis cafe on the seafront http://www.jurassictrailscyclehire.co.uk/
The Lodmoor Trail
Starting from Overcombe Corner follow cycle paths around Lodmoor Country Park and Nature Reserve – ideal for youngsters learning to ride with lots to see along the trail and visitor attractions and amenities including toilets at Lodmoor Country Park.
Lodmoor Country Park
A short drive from Weymouth Bay; large car park, toilets Lodmoor Country Park offers
- cycle and walking paths
- Pirate ship play area
- Lodmoor pitch and putt course
- Miniature railway
- Giant slide
- Go karts
- Pirate adventure golf
- Sea Life centre
- The Front skateboard park
- Brewers Fayre pub with large indoor soft play area
Putting green at Greenhill gardens on the seafront
Pitch and putt at Lodmoor country park
Pirate adventure golf near sea life centre
Activities on the water
Stand up paddle boarding is extremely popular in Weymouth and Portland and boards can be hired from Jurassic Coast Activities http://www.jurassiccoastactivities.co.uk/suphire.html at Bowleaze coveway just a short drive from Cheltenham 8, Weymouth bay or a 15 minute walk across the fields. Paddle boarding equipment can also be hired at the National Sailing Academy on Osprey Quay along the causeway to Portland.
There are tennis courts at Greenhill gardens with equipment hire. Free tennis courts at Radipole Gardens with parking nearby.
Weymouth swimming pool
The Riviera hotel at bowleaze cove is just a short walk across the fields from Weymouth bay offering swimming and leisure activities .
Hotel Rembrandt on Dorchester road offers swimming, sauna, spa and gym and has a lunch and swim deal http://www.hotelrembrandt.co.uk/leisure-club