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Nothe Fort, Weymouth

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Once an important stronghold in World War II, Nothe Fort remains one of the most well-preserved forts in England. Spread over three levels, the museum houses standing exhibitions of Weymouth’s naval history and of World War II. Wander to the top level and out to the surrounding gardens for views of Portland Harbor and the Jurassic Coast. Parking is available, although the fort is only a 15-minute walk from the town center. Take a rowboat from the harbor to the fort for a chance to explore the nearby beaches and enjoy views from the water. Before you head to Weymouth, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Weymouth trip planner, to make sure you see all that Weymouth has to offer, including Nothe Fort.
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  • If you enjoy local history, then this is a good place for you. Interesting visit but not a top attraction. Some good views of the ocean and some interesting exhibits but after two hours it's time to l...  more »
  • The first thing I love about this place is that you pay a very reasonable price to get in once and end up with a year's pass. Great value for the money. Always lots of displays and the views from the ...  more »
  • It was over a year ago. Facilities good, Harry Potter theme was great fun. Live counting the mice. Been going since I was young.  more »
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  • There's much more to this fort than initially meets the eye. Take time to explore the tunnels, which have a rabbit-warren effect, and definitely give you more mileage for your money! The only small downside for me personally was the random information displayed about general history, not necessarily the history of the fort. But that's only a minor thing. Also, (sorry) It would be nice to have guided tours available, such as those at the brilliant Fort Amherst in Kent. For a fiver, you get it all! All in all an historical gem, quite rightly preserved as and revered.
  • Excellent historical experience, well documented and presented. A great fun afternoon with amazing views across the bay. Nice little addition of hunt the mice!
  • A fantastic piece of history covering the life of the fort. You get a year's access for the simple process of providing name and address for the tax aid gift. Great staff and a cafe to boot. Don't just save for rainy days!
  • Unassuming from the outside yet great when your inside. A well put together historical building offering up loads of information for the young and the Old ,great value ,great value. IA must if you're in the area
  • Great for kids, the young ones will love the mouse hunt. The history of the fort and cameos are well presented with interesting videos and descriptions.
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