Join the Dorset AONB team who will be at the England Coast Path celebration event hosted by Natural England, together with Dorset Coast Forum, Litter Free Dorset and the Chesil & Fleet Mitigation project.

It will be a family friendly, fun packed day out at Nothe Gardens, Weymouth.

What to expect

  • Be inspired by Dorset Coast Forum
  • Learn about local biodiversity and marine habitats
  • Walk a stretch of the England Coast Path with our local guide – Book your place now!
  • Listen to wonderful live music
  • Join Sarah Acton and Sarah Jane Ross at Dorset Land & Sea and immerse yourself in Wild Writings and Infinity Landscapes
  • Be immersed in story telling
  • Discover our puppets and learn about the environments in which they live
  • Dance under the summer sun with Dorset Youth Dance Group 
  • Get creative with Houseworks Dorset CIC art workshop
  • A fantastic opportunity to try your hand at abseiling – FOR FREE!


Price: Free

Suitable for: Everyone

Date and times

Know before you go

Facilities: Toilets, Café, picnic area, accessible toilet, baby change facilities.

Accessibility: The gardens are mainly accessible by wheelchair although there is limited access to some of the lower paths.

Car parking: There are three pay and display areas for car parking operated by Dorset Council. Disabled parking is available.

Dogs: Welcome on a lead.

How to get there

Nothe Gardens, Barrack Road, Weymouth, DT4 8UF

By public transport:

The closest bus stop to the Nothe Gardens can be found on Town Bridge and is an 11 minute walk to the Nothe Gardens.
Weymouth train station is a 24 minute walk from the Nothe Gardens.

By car:

From the North, take the A354 to Weymouth. Turn left onto Rodwell Avenue and continue onto Spring Road. Turn right onto Horsford Road and continue onto Barrack Road.
A number of council operated car parks operate in the Nothe Gardens along Barrack Road, which are in short walking distance of the Nothe Fort.

Further information

Find out more on the National Trails website.