Close to Salmon's Leap Self Catering is an abundance of pubs, restaurants, bistro's and cafés with a wide range of cuisines. Try our favourites "The Famous Old Spa" or "The Lodmoor" two pubs within easy walking distance. Venture into Weymouth town centre and enjoy the local seafood in the harbourside restaurants. Try "Floods" for a delicious fresh local fish menu or "Vaughan's" for a more varied but equally delicious choice. Italian, Chineese or Indian restaurants come highly recommended too. Explore further towards Portland and complete the experience with delicious "Portland Crab Sandwiches" from the Lobster Pot at Portland Bill.
Weymouth is a "gateway town" to the beautiful Jurassic Coast, England's only natural World Heritage site, where the coastal rock formations are between 65 and 250 million years old. More information can be gained from www.jurassiccoast.com, or www.visit-dorset.com/about-the-area/jurassic-coast.
Access to this 96 mile coast line is easy and can also be viewed from the Jurassic coast bus which runs regularly.
For those that like walking the South West coastal footpath is easily reached (www.southwestcoastalpath.co.uk)
For those interested in birds, the house is very close to the RSPB bird sanctuary at Radipole Lake. (http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/r/radipolelake/index.aspx)
Other attractions which can be visited include the National Sailing Academy, home to the 2012 Olympic Games sailing events. More information can be gained from www.wpnsa.org.uk.
The Weymouth Sealife centre is only short distance away, an easy walk from Salmon's Leap Self Catering www.visitsealife.com/weymouth. The Sealife Centre is located in Lodmore Park which also includes many attractions for youngsters including Model World, slides and Go Carting.
More information about Weymouth can be sought from the official Weymouth website www.visitweymouth.co.uk
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See wonderful animals of the sea at the Weymouth Sea Life Centre.Website: www.sealifeweymouth.com
The Lobster Pot Restaurant, established in 1952, is located next to the famous Portland Bill lighthouse on Dorset's World Heritage Jurassic Coast.Website: The Lobster Pot
For those with satellite navigation, our post code is DT47LG - house number 122a. This will bring you directly to us. Your sat nav may not recognize the new relief road.
If travelling to Weymouth by car via the new A354 relief road from Dorchester take the first turning left off the Manor Roundabout at Morrison's store. Continue past Lidl's store. Look ahead for the next pedestrian crossing with traffic lights. Indicate left and pull in to the Pink House just before the traffic lights at the Red Post Box to collect the key and obtain further directions to Salmons leap
Alternatively, if travelling along the Preston Beach Road, bear right at St John's Church. Then keep over to the left. Pass the Tesco Express on your right by the pedestrian crossing with traffic lights at the top of the hill. Continue down to the dip in the road. Look out for the next pedestrian crossing, indicate right and pull into the Pink House by the Red Post Box to collect the key and obtain further directions to Salmons leap