Weymouth Landmarks and Monuments

(Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK)

Picture of the Harbour at WeymouthMany coastal landmarks can be found around Weymouth, often with strong links to the past. The Old Harbour is a dominant and particularly historic landmark, while the nearby Pleasure Pier stands directly opposite the Stone Pier and offers an appealing Pleasure Walk.

Dating back to the 1600s, the Tudor House has an interesting past and was donated to the town of Weymouth many years ago, while the tall red and blue Jubilee Clock is located along the Esplanade and has a traditional Victorian appearance and flavour.

Photo of boats in the Old Harbour

Old Harbour

The Old Harbour area of Weymouth is amongst the most attractive ports in the whole of Europe and contains many notable landmarks. Dating back to the 17th century, the Old Harbour is lined with many top restaurants, bars and pubs, and also features a new marina, pleasure trips around the bay, and a small fleet of fishing boats.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: free

Tudor House

Address: 3 Trinity Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8TW, England, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1305 812 341
Built at the very beginning of the 17th century, the Tudor House is close to the seafront and features many authentic, period furnishings and antiques. One of Weymouth's most historic and well-preserved buildings of its era, guided tours of the house are available. The Tudor House is managed by the town's local Civic Society.
Open hours: June to September, Tuesday to Friday - 13:00 to 15:45, October to May, first Sunday each month - 13:00 to 15:45
Admission: charge, discounts for children

Image of the Jubliee Clock

Jubilee Clock

Address: The Esplanade, Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK
The Jubilee Clock is one of the most eye-catching landmarks located along the Weymouth promenade and dates back to 1887, when its was built to celebrate Queen Victoria's 50th year on the throne. Originally standing on a prominent stone base on the town's actual beachfront, the Jubilee Clock has in fact never been moved, instead, the sweeping Esplanade was built around it during the 1920s.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: free

War Memorials

Various war memorials are scattered around Weymouth and provide poignant reminders of the past. A particularly prominent structure is the cenotaph, which was unveiled during the early 1920s as a memorial to those who lost their lives during the First World War.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: free

Image of the Brewers Quay

Brewers Quay

Brewers Quay is essentially a shopping centre, although it does contain a number of appealing attractions, such as the Weymouth Museum and its many maritime exhibits. Complete with car park and restaurants, the Brewers Quay is also home to the Timewalk, where visitors are transported to days gone by with a series of tableaux along the journey; and the hands-on Discovery Centre, which suits all ages.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: free

St. Mary's Church

Address: St. Mary's Street, Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK
First built in the early 1600s on the site of an ancient chapel, St. Mary's Church is a historic landmark and its consecration was attended by members of the royal family at the time. The church was rebuilt in the early 19th century using traditional stone and is known for its detailed altar painting and stone carvings.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free