"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Weymouth - Preston Beach

Weymouth Lodmoor is on the Dorset coast. It is a shingle beach, approximately one kilometre wide, backed by a promenade and the Lodmoor Nature Reserve.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Weymouth

Local authority: Dorset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SY689807


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Weymouth - Preston Beach

  • Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower (0m)
  • Weymouth Sea Life Park (0m)
  • Pirate Adventure Golf (0m)
  • The Weymouth 4 Kids Treasure Trail (1m)
  • SandWorld Sand Sculpture Park (1m)
  • Blooming Kids (1m)
  • Radipole Lake Nature Reserve (1m)
  • Nothe Fort (1m)
  • Sharkys Play Zone (1m)
  • Lakeside SuperBowl Weymouth (1m)
  • Brewers Quay and Timewalk Journey (1m)
  • Granby Fun Factory (2m)
  • Portland Castle (4m)
  • Portland Plateau Walk (5m)

Tourist Information

Weymouth Visitor Centre
Unit 1, Colwell Centre
School Street

Phone 01305 561 643
Email enquiries@weymouthinformationcentre.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 July


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 79%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 51%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 24°C
(feels like 23°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 46%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 51%
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Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 61%
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Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 71%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
05:38 BST
(04:38 GMT)
High Tide
13:16 BST
(12:16 GMT)
Low Tide
17:55 BST
(16:55 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Weymouth Preston is primarily used by people who prefer a more “rural” type of beach as opposed to the resort beaches further south. This beach also has a larger dog exercise area than it's southern neighbours, with many dog owners making it their beach of choice in the summer.

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