Weymouth Beach
Harbour coast lighthouse swan


The Russell Hotel enjoys all the benefits of a central location, and there’s lots to do and see in the Weymouth resort area.Go beyond the beach to explore this delightful seaside town, the dramatic World Heritage Jurassic Coastline, plus the many historic, cultural and scenic attractions in wonderful south Dorset.

There's a real range of nearby attractions with something for everyone - nearby attractions include historic spots like Portland Castle (Summer Only), Corfe Castle &Village (Summer Only) and Lulworth Castle & Park, shopping favourite Brewers Quay and animal lovers' dreams like Weymouth Sea Life Park &Marine Sanctuary and Monkey World.

Other tourist favourites include:

1. Abbotsbury Swannery, Abbotsbury

Enjoy a unique walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans.

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2. Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Abbotsbury

Stunning views of the Jurassic Coast from a new subtropical viewpoint.

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3. Hardy's Cottage, Nr Dorchester

A traditional cob and thatch cottage, the birthplace of novelist and poet Thomas Hardy.

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4. Tutankhamun Exhibition, Dorchester

A spectacular recreation of Tutankhamun's tomb and treasures.

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Abbotsbury Swannery
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens
Hardys Cottage
Tutankhamun Exhibition