Wingwalker at Weymouth Carnival (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/martin_thomas/3875561621/in/photolist-5gpUtx-5gpTxk-5gpTNV-5gpTWD-5guf6q-b8wBba-b8wC9V-b8wBhi-6Utpya-6Uxjws-6UxiUw-6Uxj3s-6UtpB6-6UtggB-6Uxj6m-6Utgua-6UtgCB-6UxjGw-6UxjBo-6UxjEb-5gpQMr-5gpPtK-5guaBm-5guyjW-5gubmW-5guaSG-5gqdxp-5gubcN-5gpQTk-5gub2C-b8wBvT-b8wCgP-b8wBmH-b8wBoB-b8wBND-b8wBdP-b8wABV-6UxjhC-6UtgJx-6UtgGV-6UtgxT-6Uxjdu-6UtgrX-5guzzA-fFq2qk-fFGCi5-fFGBZu-fFq2t6-fFGCtE-fFq1UM)

Wingwalker at Weymouth Carnival

The annual Weymouth Carnival has a real buzz of excitement around it. The event takes place annually in August and The Red Arrows display team usually feature in the line-up. Other highlights include the dazzling Grand Parade, the crowning of Miss Weymouth and if you dare you can try a spot of beach bungee jumping and help to raise money for carnival charities. Bungee jumps are often FREE to all participants raising a minimum amount of funds for charities! An International Food Village is usually located around the harbour wall and Pavilion area, with plenty on show and to sample there! Live music on The Beach Stage showcases some of Dorset's best local talent and the event always finishes with a breathtaking finale fireworks display.

Weymouth Carnival Fireworks (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/martin_thomas/3876352870/in/photolist-5gpUtx-5gpTxk-5gpTNV-5gpTWD-5guf6q-b8wBba-b8wC9V-b8wBhi-6Utpya-6Uxjws-6UxiUw-6Uxj3s-6UtpB6-6UtggB-6Uxj6m-6Utgua-6UtgCB-6UxjGw-6UxjBo-6UxjEb-5gpQMr-5gpPtK-5guaBm-5guyjW-5gubmW-5guaSG-5gqdxp-5gubcN-5gpQTk-5gub2C-b8wBvT-b8wCgP-b8wBmH-b8wBoB-b8wBND-b8wBdP-b8wABV-6UxjhC-6UtgJx-6UtgGV-6UtgxT-6Uxjdu-6UtgrX-5guzzA-fFq2qk-fFGCi5-fFGBZu-fFq2t6-fFGCtE-fFq1UM)

Weymouth Carnival Fireworks

Getting to Weymouth

Accessible by road, Weymouth is easily reached off the M3 if coming from London, or the M27 from Southampton, then head onto the A31/ A35 from Bere Regis, and onto the A354 for Dorchester. The A38 from Cornwall and Devon affords swift road access from the west. Or leave the car behind and catch a train to the Weymouth Carnival. South West Trains offer fast links from London Waterloo every hour and regular train services to Weymouth run from Bournemouth, Poole, Dorchester, Winchester and Southampton. Ferry services (Condor Ferries) run between Weymouth and the Channel Islands. Nearest Airports include Bournemouth International, Exeter, Bristol and Southampton.

Where to Stay

Sunny seaside Weymouth is a top spot on the Dorset coast for summer family beach holidays. Why not combine your beach holiday or short break this year with the popular Weymouth Carnival in August. Browse and book from our great choice below including family friendly B&Bs, seafront hotels, quality seaside flats and apartments and a host of cottages situated in rural Purbeck around the resort. Don't miss this year's Weymouth Carnival & Fireworks featuring beach bungee jumping and the Red Arrows! Book online or direct with iknow.

B&Bs in Weymouth

  • Weymouth   (0.4 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    Homely guest house located just a few minutes from Weymouth's town centre. En-suite rooms. Breakfast included. Families with children over 5 welcome. Free Wi-Fi and parking.
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  • Weymouth   (0.4 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    Family- run B&B, overlooking the sandy beaches and harbour of Weymouth. En- suite family rooms available, WiFi access and delicious breakfasts served. Near to the town centre.
     
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  • Weymouth   (0.9 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    £60
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    Georgian Grade II listed guest house with private parking on Weymouth's seafront, directly opposite the beach. En-suite guest rooms with breakfasts served daily. Free Wi-Fi.
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    Warm and welcoming guest house accommodation in Weymouth. Beautiful views of Bay & Harbour. Rated 3 stars by Visit England. WIFI access. Close to town centre.
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Apartments in Weymouth

  • Weymouth   (0.3 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    £180
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    Self contained 2 bed flats close to Weymouth town centre, Esplanade, Northe Fort and Gardens. Conveniently located for the beach. Self catering kitchen. Parking available.
     
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  • Weymouth   (0.2 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    Pretty holiday flat with stunning harbour views in Weymouth. Ideal for families with modern self catering interior. Two lovely bedrooms with free parking and Wi-Fi. Sleeps 4.
     
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  • Weymouth   (0.2 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    Modern self-catering apartment in Weymouth with garage parking and views of the harbour. Relaxing town centre location, short breaks accepted. Sleeps 4
     
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