Portland tourist and travel information

Portland tourist and travel information

Portland Travel Information

Travel Information Portland or The Isle of Portland, is a peninsula of only 4½ mile length and three-quarters of a mile wide, off the south Dorset coast.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Portland - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

UK A Roads

Roads Portland - Travel by road - Portland is on the A 354, which runs onto the Isle of Portland. A nearby large town is Weymouth. Portland is about 60 miles from EXETER and about 70 miles from SOUTHAMPTON.

UK A Road

Travel by train

Rail Weymouth Portland nearby station - Travel by train - Weymouth Station, King Street, Weymouth, DT4 7BN. Customer service 0845-6000-650. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting rooms. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access.

South West Trains. Main Regions: Greater London, Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire. Tel: 08700 00 5151. www.southwesttrains.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Portland Tourist Information

Shopping

Stores Portland - Shopping - Portland has plenty of shops for angling, fishing and diving supplies.

Town Centre Shopping

Entertainment

Entertainment Portland - Entertainment and attractions - Portland Museum, 217 Wakeham, Portland, DT5 1HS, Dorset. Tel: 01305 821804. Portland Castle, Dorset - DT5 1AZ. Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UF. Brewer's Quay, Weymouth. Tel: 01305 777622.

Entertainment

Other information Portland - Other information - Portland is almost cut off from the land, only being connected by the shingle bank known as Chesil Beach. The island is one mass of stone which is world renowned, the quarries have been in continuous use since the start of the 17thC and famous buildings such as St Paul's Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament are built from Portland Stone. In 1847 a breakwater over 2 miles long was constructed to provide a very sheltered harbour to the north of the isle..

PORTLAND ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION

Portland hotels

ACCOMMODATION

For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Portland Dorset see Sherborne hotels & Weymouth hotels.

Dorset Map and Attractions

Bournemouth is 107 miles from London. It is 60 miles from Lyme Regis to Christchurch and 39 miles from Shaftesbury to Weymouth.

Ferries Ferry ports indicated are Poole and Weymouth.

Airports Airport indicated is Bournemouth International.

Roads Portland is on the A354, which runs onto the Isle of Portland.

Dorset map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). Portland does not have a station.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Wimborne Minster, High Street, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1HT, Tel: 01202 884753. wimborneminster.org.uk
Attraction 2 - Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5EZ. Tel: 01929 481294
Attraction 3 - Oceanarium, Pier Approach, West Beach, Bournemouth, BH2 5AA. Tel: 01202 311 993. oceanarium.co.uk
Attraction 4 - Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, Near Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8HT. Tel: +44 (0) 1935 840565. fleetairarm.com
Attraction 5 - Swanage Railway, Station House, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1HB. Tel: 01929 425800. swanagerailway.co.uk

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