Come On Down To The Wessex
Come down to the Wessex Stadium and watch Weymouth FC. A fabulous and friendly outfit, we are one of the biggest non league clubs in the country. With an illustrious history, and having recently gone full time you are sure to enjoy a feast of football along with over 1000 other fans!
Weymouth and Portland
"Weymouth, Not just a sandy beach"
I have been visiting Weymouth for many years and my first visit would have been for the sandy beach, calm sea (for swimming). I now appreciate the harbour area, with its tea and coffee shops and olde world charm. The former brewery is now a collection of eclectic shops selling local craft and nostalgic items. Weymouth is in a bay and has a promenade in the middle of which is a tall "Jubilee" clock, which commerates Queen Victoria;s Golden Jubilee of 1887. There is also a garden called the Nothe not too far from the harbour.
"Portland, stone, pirates and the Bill"
Portland is included with Weymouth (as a British local administration) but is so different from Weymouth with its rocky bays, rough sea and old fashioned villages. It is very hilly and there are vantage points to see magnificent scenery of Dorset. At the far end is Portland Bill, and there are two lighthouses, the tallest of which is in daily use because the sea currents are so rough. At night it is great to be here and see the lighthouse's beams and to see and hear the waves crashing against the cliffs.
"Ringstead Bay and Osmington (Mills)"
Ringstead Bay (a hamlet) is about 8kms from Weymouth and again is very different. There is a small shop, a few houses and St Catherine's church by the Sea. The beach here is stoney, also not too far away is Osmington Mills which has a history with smugglers and has the Smugglers Inn.