Out & About
On your doorstep
15 Minute Drive
Old Harbour Weymouth
Portland Bill and Verne High Angle Battery
30 Minute Drive
Bridport - Historic Market Town
Bovington Tank Museum.
300 military machines from around the world. 40 minute drive from Coastguards Retreat. BH20 6JG
Fleet Air Arm Museum – Yeovilton
Gold Hill, Shaftsbury.
Made famous by the Hovis adverts! 1 hour drive. SP7 8HB
Food & Wine
Weymouth Fresh Fish
Nigel is a local fisherman who specialises in line-caught bass and other species. He also has pots for lobster and crab. Message him while he is out fishing and you can find out what is being caught. Meet him when the boat returns to the Harbour for the freshest possible fish.
Fishmongers in Weymouth Old Harbour. Free local delivery.
Brace of Butchers
High end butcher in Poundbury. Meat boxes or bespoke orders with free local delivery.
Treat yourself to some local cider and maybe indulge in 20l bib. Order by Wednesday for Free local delivery on a Friday:
Turn left at the top of Angel Lane and follow the road down out of the village to Rodden. The chickens are often out and about on the road and fresh local eggs are available. DT3 4JE
Sgt Bun Bakery
Fresh bread and cakes daily. Closest bakery to Coastguards Retreat. Open 0800-1300. 1 Lanehouse Rocks Rd, Weymouth DT4 9DQ
There are several lovely Bakeries in Bridport. We like Leakers for the Jamaican Bean slice and Dorset apple cake.
Elm Tree Inn
Lovely country pub on your doorstep.
London quality fish restaurant on the prommenade
Hive Beach Café
Seafood right on the beach.
Bennett’s Fish & Chips Weymouth
You normally don’t need to queue when eating in (don’t end up in the queue for takeaway but go straight in and enquire)
The Abbey House Abbotsbury
Walk there from the cottage and enjoy a lovely lunch in the garden
Catch at The Old Fish Market, Weymouth
Located in the old fish market in Weymouth Harbour. Michelin standard food.