Portland attractions

Portland attractions

PortlandFrom Portland you can explore the beautiful scenery of the South Downs, the museums, castles, historic houses and ancient monuments of the area, and the market towns and villages of the south of England. Dorset boasts rolling hills, glorious countryside and sandy beaches along a beautiful coastline. The county town is Dorchester, situated in the south of the county, about 130 miles from London.

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Attractions Portland Museum, 217 Wakeham, Portland, DT5 1HS, Dorset. Tel: 01305 821804. Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Weapons and War, Science and Technology, Social History, Land Transport, Maritime. On the Isle of Portland.

Portland Museum

Attractions Portland Castle, Dorset - DT5 1AZ. Toilets: Accessible WC. Shop: Level access. Snacks available from shop. Picnics welcome in grounds. Access to castle and Captain's House. English Heritage. Charges apply. Overlooking Portland Harbour in Castleton, Isle of Portland.

Portland Castle

Attractions Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UF. The fort was built in 1860 to protect Portland's harbour, which was then becoming an important Royal Navy base. The fort played an important role in World War II, when the harbour was used by the British and Americans. www.fortressweymouth.co.uk. Location: About 3 miles north of Portland.

Nothe Fort

Attractions Brewer's Quay, Weymouth. Tel: 01305 777622. Re-developed Victorian Brewery, in the Old Harbour now housing the award winning Time Walk and indoor Shopping Village. Admission charges apply to the Time Walk Museum. Location: About 3 miles north of Portland.

Time Walk Museum

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Also see Portland and Hampshire Attractions Wiltshire Attractions Somerset Attractions Devon Attractions. Also Sherborne hotels & Weymouth hotels.

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