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  Weymouth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Weymouth is a town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay – Weymouth Bay – at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast.
Weymouth is very low lying, and the eastern areas of the town experienced several sea floods during extreme low pressure storms, until in the 1980s and 1990s a high sea wall was constructed.
Weymouth railway station is the terminus of the route from London Waterloo and the route from Westbury and Bristol.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Weymouth,_Dorset   (1330 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Weymouth, Dorset   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Weymouth is a coastal town in Dorset, England.
The district of Weymouth and Portland has a population of 63,648 (2001 UK census data).
Weymouth is thought to be the first Port at which the Black Death plague came into England, aboard a visiting spice ship in 1348.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Weymouth,-Dorset   (332 words)

  
 Weymouth -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Weymouth is separated from Dorchester by the (Click link for more info and facts about South Dorset Downs) South Dorset Downs, a steep ridge of (A piece of chalk (or similar substance) used for writing on flboards or other surfaces) Chalk.
The lake flows into the historical Weymouth harbour, where ferries to (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe) France and the (A group of British islands in the English Channel off the northern coast of France) Channel Islands dock.
The countryside surrounding Weymouth is less agricultural than the valleys in the centre and north of the county, but has some dairy and (Click link for more info and facts about arable) arable farms.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/w/we/weymouth.htm   (916 words)

  
 Weymouth, Dorset, England
Weymouth, the older of the towns was granted its first charter in 1252.
For the next 15 years he visited Weymouth regularly, and in 1809 the thankful citizens erected a statue of the King near the beach, at the expense of 200 guineas (which price included a lion and a unicorn).
The plaque records that 517,816 troops and 144,093 vehicles were embarked through Weymouth and Portland by the 14th Major Port, United States Army, between 6th June 1944 and the end of the war, on 7th May 1945.
www.thedorsetpage.com /locations/place/W200.htm   (917 words)

  
 Weymouth,Dorset,England - History & Heritage of Weymouth & Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Weymouth is situated in the south of the county of Dorset on the south coast of England.
Weymouth suffered badly and several hundred Dorset men were slain in one night of intense fighting in 1645.
In 1810 the townspeople of Weymouth erected a monument to George III which stands majestically in the centre of the road along the seafront.
www.weymouth.here-on-the.net   (1806 words)

  
 Weymouth,_Dorset   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Weymouth is a town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast.
Weymouth is very low lying (this is one of the factors which helps to protect it from frost and snow) and the eastern areas of the town experienced several sea floods during extreme low pressure storms, until in the 1980s and 1990s a high sea wall was constructed.
Beach nourishment and groynes ensure that the sand beach, important both for tourism and as a natural defense against the sea, is wide and has a shallow incline.
www.freecaviar.com /search.php?title=Weymouth,_Dorset   (945 words)

  
 Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Dorset: Weymouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dorset is a county of England in the United Kingdom.
Weymouth is a seaside town and holiday resort on the south coast.
Weymouth Carnival  · cached · View the history of the annual event along with a preview of this years carnival
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 Nothe Fort, Museum of Coastal Defence, Weymouth, Dorset Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
From the Nothe Fort the views of Portland and Weymouth Harbours and the Dorset Coastlines are magnificent; the architecture is superb; the refreshments in the Tea room are delicious (some say the best value in Weymouth), and there is a very pleasant picnic area.
It was sold in 1961 to Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and has been restored and opened to the public by Weymouth Civic Society, assisted by the Council.
WEYMOUTH AT WAR: The Blitz, The Civilian Services- Air Raid Wardens, The Fire Brigade, St John Ambulance and the Red Cross, The WVS, the Land Army and the Home Guard, and the Royal Observer Corps.
www.dorset-info.co.uk /places2visit/nothe_fort.htm   (392 words)

  
 Weymouth Sands Guest House, bed and breakfast accommodation in Weymouth Dorset UK
Weymouth Sands Guest House, bed and breakfast accommodation in Weymouth Dorset UK Visit Weymouth, Dorset, a jewel on the South Coast of England and stay at Weymouth Sands Guest House, where a warm welcome and comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation awaits you all year round from your resident hosts Colin and Diane Green.
Weymouth Sands has views from the front overlooking the picturesque Weymouth Bay with its award winning sandy beach, and to the rear the bustling Weymouth Harbour.
Weymouth Sands Guest House is the ideal bed and breakfast accommodation, situated just a short walk from Weymouth's Beach, Town Centre, Theatre, Harbour and the Condor Ferry Terminal to Guernsey, Jersey and St Malo.
www.weymouthsands.co.uk   (161 words)

  
 Weymouth, Dorset, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Weymouth, situated in the centre of the Dorset coastline, has been a significant port since medieval times and a major seaside resort since the 18th Century.
The South Dorset History Society is indebted to Mr C. Standman, Chicago, for allowing us to reprint in part, a section of a contemporary book privately printed by one of his forebears.
A member of The Dorset Football Combination League which was formed in 1957 when 12 senior clubs in the County broke away from the Dorset League.
www.thedorsetpage.com /locations/links.asp?nkey=W200   (2200 words)

  
 Seabarn Farm Fleet Camping Park , Weymouth Dorset
Situated 4 miles West of Weymouth in the peaceful parish of Fleet, which was made famous by J. Meade Faulkner's smuggling novel "Moonfleet".
Weymouth has a wonderful safe sandy beach which is great for the kids.
Dorset has many interesting and exciting attractions and places to visit.
www.seabarnfarm.co.uk   (358 words)

  
 Europe: United Kingdom: England: Dorset: Weymouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is Weymouth - News, weather, sport and leisure from the Dorset Echo.
Weymouth Carnival - View the history of the annual event along with a preview of this years carnival
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council - Information for local residents, tourists and visitors.
www.searchaah.com /Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Dorset/Weymouth   (180 words)

  
 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder
Dorset seems to straddle the west and east, with buzzards and redstarts, honey buzzards and bearded tits.
Portland is a major migration point for birds and is visited throughout the year by hundreds of dedicated bird watchers, descending on the most obvious to the remotest of locations to watch and study some of the most outstanding flying species on earth...
It is against the increasingly disruptive aspects of twitching, where common sense, civility and the aesthetic enjoyment of observing a natural creature has been largely replaced by boorish, sometimes even aggressive behaviour and an often total disregard for the welfare of the bird involved, habitat, fellow enthusiasts, the general public and property...
www.fatbirder.com /links_geo/europe/england_dorset.html   (2245 words)

  
 Hotels in Weymouth, Hotel Rembrandt, Weymouth, Dorset
The large sweep of Weymouth Bay embraces a stunning sea and landscape rarely found elsewhere.
King George III established Weymouth as a fashionable resort and our reputation as a 1st class resort flourishes.
Weymouth is a gateway town for the World Heritage Coast site stretching along West Dorset and East Devon and much of the surrounding countryside has been designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' and the European award winning coastline is unrivalled for the fine coastal scenery, dramatic cliffs, shingle banks, sandy beaches and quiet coves.
www.hotelrembrandt.co.uk   (175 words)

  
 This is Dorset
RESIDENTS today told of their relief after `neighbours from hell' were evicted from a house in Weymouth.
RICHARD O'Kelly insists Cherries will be fully prepared for the visit of Tamworth in the FA Cup for what he describes as "one of those potential banana skin ties".
WEYMOUTH could soon boast a world champion among its sporting stars.
www.thisisdorset.net   (241 words)

  
 Weymouth Dorset, tourist information and holiday travel guide from TourUK
Weymouth, a seaside town and favourite with leisure boats, it was originally a fishing village, and it grew in the 17th century before becoming a major seaside resort.
This pretty semi-detached stone cottage is one of three buildings clustered around a georgian rectory, in a small enclave a short distance from the A354 in the village of Broadwey, just 3 miles outside Weymouth.Orchard Cottage has been...
On the Dorset heritage coast, it is designated an area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty' and 'Special Scientific Interest' and has now become a...
www.touruk.co.uk /dorset/dor_wey.htm   (789 words)

  
 Weymouth College of Further Education
We are an inclusive college, we are not selective and these results show that our students thrive in an atmosphere of opportunity and aspiration and our results compare to many local 6 th forms.
Each year thousands of students, from all age groups and backgrounds, join Weymouth College to learn something new.
We offer a wide range of full, part-time and higher education courses that run during the day, in the evening and even at weekends.
www.weymouth.ac.uk   (187 words)

  
 Weymouth-Dorset.co.uk - Forums for Genealogy/Family & Local History in Dorset
While the emphasis is on the Weymouth area, anyone is welcome to post questions and answers to the forums for anywhere in the county of Dorset.
The webmaster is a very busy person running three websites and trying to reply to all the emails received on them, so cannot answer all queries personally.
For those with an interest in Radipole, Weymouth, there are some transcriptions that I have done for the Dorset OPC project to be found on this site.
www.weymouth-dorset.co.uk   (345 words)

  
 Lady Godiva of Weymouth
Deep sea fishing trips from Weymouth aboard the Charter Boat Lady Godiva can be arranged by using one of the contacts on the website or you can book online by using the Booking form,
We catch a variety of species from Weymouth including Bass, Conger eels, Blonde Ray, Bream, Cod, etc. and we are lucky enough to have a wide variety of wrecks and marks on which to practice our angling skills,
Weymouth also has several first class restaurants within a few minutes walking distance of the charter fleet,
www.weymouth-angling.co.uk   (203 words)

  
 Weymouth & Portland Borough Council : Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
With five categories illustrating different aspects of Weymouth and Portland and £1,000 prize money to the overall winner, the range and quality of photographs submitted not only impressed the judges but also made them feel proud and privileged to be part of the Borough of Weymouth and Portland.
Dorset County Council proposes to build the Weymouth Relief Road and has submitted an application, including an Environmental Statement, seeking planning permission for the scheme.
The single carriageway Relief Road is part of an integrated transport strategy for Weymouth, Portland and Chickerell, and would link the A354 Manor Roundabout near Radipole to the A354 Dorchester Road at the top of Ridgeway Hill.
www.weymouth.gov.uk   (484 words)

  
 Weymouth, Dorset - Free Pictures - FreeFoto.Com
The harbour is home to a bustling flotilla of fishing boats, pleasure craft, yachts, catamarans and the high speed fast Condor Ferries making their day trips to the Channel Islands and St Malo in France.
Photographs of the popular seaside resort Weymouth with its award-winning beach and georgian seafront.
Weymouth's fame as a seaside town goes back over 200 years to the times when King George III and the Royal family spent their holidays in the resort, making Weymouth
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 Guest Houses in Weymouth Dorset   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Alendale is a privately owned guest house situated on the esplanade in the beautiful seaside town of Weymouth on the south coast of Dorset.
Weymouth offers you a relaxed holiday in the heart of Coastal Dorset boasting a magnificent sandy bay, the old harbour and a profusion of shops, restaurants and pavement cafes.
If you would like to book a reservation at the Alendale, you may contact Pat by phone or fill in the easy booking request form.
www.thealendale.co.uk   (170 words)

  
 West Fleet Holiday Farm , Weymouth Dorset
One of the most beautiful licensed camping parks in Dorset.
The park has views over the ever changing sea scape of Lyme Bay as well as the beautiful rolling hills of Dorset.
Our sister camping park at Sea Barn Farm, just 10 minutes walk has the most amazing views of Lyme Bay, The Chesil Beach, Portland, Weymouth Bay and the surrounding Dorset countryside.
www.westfleetholidays.co.uk   (326 words)

  
 This is Weymouth
A MAJESTIC tall ship will once again be sailing from Weymouth.
A FRUSTRATED resident is attempting to charge the council for dumping two unwanted wheelie bins at his home.
Sell your car with the Dorset Echo - Choose from 3 different Photowheels packages - click here to find out more...
www.thisisweymouth.co.uk   (334 words)

  
 Hotel Kinley, Weymouth Dorset - AA 3 Diamond hotel on Weymouth Seafront Dorset - quality bed and breakfast hotel ...
The Hotel Kinley is an elegant 18th century Georgian building centrally situated on Weymouth's beautiful seafront, a stones throw from the beach, town centre shops and bustling harbour.
Sea facing rooms offer spectacular views over Weymouth's glorious beach whilst rear-facing rooms offer peace and quiet with the panoramic beach on your doorstep.
If you would like to see maps of where we are and how to find us click here.
www.hotelkinley.co.uk   (497 words)

  
 Weymouth Harbour - Solent, South Coast, UK Harbours, Yachting, Cruising, Sailing, Motor boating   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Weymouth Harbour - Solent, South Coast, UK Harbours, Yachting, Cruising, Sailing, Motor boating
Weymouth Harbour is situated to the North East of Portland in the sheltered waters of Weymouth Bay at Lat 50° 36.6'N/Long.
Recently considerable improvement work has been carried out to bring facilities into line with modern expectations (although rafting does still occur at busy times) and you will not regret your decision to visit.
www.harbours.co.uk /weymouth/weymouth.html   (135 words)

  
 Weymouth, Dorset Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The ballroom accommodates up to 200 conference delegates with small function rooms available both for syndicate use and private parties.
Weymouth with its many holiday attractions provides an excellent base for touring the beautiful Dorset Countryside.
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www.hotelrooms.com /Europe_Great_Britain_Weymouth_Dorset.html   (275 words)

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