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“Excellent lace to visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nothe Fort

Nothe Fort
Barrack Road, Weymouth, England
01305 766626
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Ranked #2 of 22 Attractions in Weymouth
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: This 19th century fort includes a museum highlighting Weymouh's role in Britain's naval history.
Langley Mill, United Kingdom
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“Excellent lace to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Having gone to school and worked in Weymouth for many years it took going back on holiday with my kids to actually visit the fort.Amazed to find they had a nuclear bunker there when I was l at school. Very good for history fans covering Victorian, WW2 and Cold War. Also great for views. Would rather spend money there than a similar price to go up the viewing tower. Cafe designed to look like wartime British Restaurant such as may be seen on Dads Army. Actual food served is just basic such as soup, bacon sandwich or cake and drinks. The fort doesn't look much from the outside, it was never designed to look nice! Inside its on 3 levels with a lift and we spent nearly 4 hours there. Best place to park is at the bottom of Rodwell Avenue at the back of Hope Square. Private car park is £2 for 4 Hours. Municiple car parks are a rip off.Turn right out of the car park and walk under the bridge to the coast path and left through gardens toward fort. 10 min stroll.

Visited October 2012
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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“Wonderfuls views and interesting fort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

spectacular views of portland and the sailing. good day out for anyone who is interested, especially the nuclear base, very scary.

Visited July 2012
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bath
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“good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

it is quite something to see, the only thing was that i thought £6 admission was very expensive so we did not go inside but wondered around outside, but worth a viewing

Visited October 2012
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Bristol
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“Excellent but spoilt by the smell from the kitchen”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

The Fort, and Gardens are very well presented, and are in an excellent location with stunning views. Unfortunately the smell from the cafe area was awful, and it could do with better ventilation.
It would have been nice to have a coffee or tea but we left that for another place.
The exhibitions are excellent, and the restoration has been well done.

Visited October 2012
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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“A worthwhile trip with great views”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

A trip down memory lane with some interesting exhibits and helpful staff. Some of the areas are looking a little dated, but this is made up for by the views from up top with a fantastic overview of Weymouth, Portland and beyond.

There were cheaper (i.e. free) alternatives for watching the London 2012 olympic sailing, but the atmosphere during that time seemed great.

Visited June 2012
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