Study in England: Welcome to Weymouth, Dorset
If you are planning to study English in England, there are some of the most exciting cities, beautiful landscapes and traditional seaside towns waiting for you.
So, what do you know about Weymouth?
Weymouth, in Dorset, is a fantastic example of a town beside the beach which attracts visitors from across the UK, and especially sun-seekers wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of London. With a unique character all of its own, Weymouth is a popular choice for anyone wanting to visit the UK and enjoy a traditional British seaside experience. However, it also offers more than just a beach with traditional attractions to please everyone.
Weymouth Harbour area and beach
Weymouth has its own harbour dating back to the 17th century with a whole array of boats and yachts. The promenade has an array of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants offering the perfect opportunity for a stroll or to soak up the atmosphere. You can enjoy the sights; people watch and admire the magnificent yachts in the harbour.
Weymouth Beach is ranked among the best beaches in England, with its shallow waters and calm waves. The beach is a popular choice for a game of volleyball and boasts all the traditional English seaside attractions including donkey rides, sand sculptures and a children’s amusement park.
Greenhill Garden is a public garden overlooking Weymouth’s waterfront. With beautiful scenery and recreational areas, Greenhill Gardens has already won the prestigious Green Flag award. There are two open cafes with outdoor seating so you can enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Nothe Fort, in Weymouth, is a wonderful place to learn about Weymouth’s history. Now a museum it has a wealth of exhibits that will take you back in time. These include World War II uniforms, weapons, equipment and vehicles. If you are interested in British history, then one of England’s best-preserved forts offers you the perfect place for a day trip.
Fossil hunting is one of the region’s most popular activities. Weymouth is in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast, where there are plenty of spots to look for 185-million-year-old sea creatures. On Weymouth and Portland beaches you may even find a Jurassic shark tooth.
If you are looking to study in a destination with wonderful scenery, beaches and many outdoor adventures, you should go to Weymouth, one of the most beautiful regions in England. Check out the fantastic opportunities to study English in Weymouth with Weymouth English Centre. You can find out more about their amazing English courses for juniors also from the article Learn English and have fun in Weymouth this summer.
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