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   (0.8 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    Weymouth B&B hotel with sea views, located right on the beach. Wide range of rooms available. Full English breakfasts daily. Friendly, informal service. Call direct for best rates.
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  • Weymouth   (1.1 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    Family run 3 Star guest house in Weymouth with free WiFi & free roadside parking adjacent. Accredited Jurassic Coast Quality Business. All ensuite rooms, lounge & cooked breakfast
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  • Weymouth   (0.3 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    Exceptional AA 3 Star Silver Bed & Breakfast in Weymouth old town, just minutes from the harbour, beach & town. Cooked or continental style breakfast. Free Wi-Fi. Parking permits.
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  • Weymouth   (0.4 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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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   (0.6 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    £325
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    Well presented family apartments in Weymouth accommodating between 2 and 6 people. Free onsite parking. 50 metres from the beach and close to attractions. No pets.
     
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  • Weymouth   (1.1 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
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    £190
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    Modern fully equipped holiday flats in Weymouth, competitively priced and just a short walk from the town, beach and harbour. Free WiFi and parking. Sleep 2 & 4.
     
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  • Weymouth   (0.2 miles from the centre of Weymouth)
    Sleeps 4
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    £495
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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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