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Nothe Fort, Barrack Road

Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UF View on map

Victorian fort constructed between 1860 and 1872 as part of the fortifications to protect Portland harbour. The fort is constructed on three levels, the lowest level provided the magazines for the storage of blackpowder (gunpowder) and shells. The parade ground level housed 12 heavy guns with the ramparts providing a high level observation platform.


Opening Arrangements

8th April - 30th September 10:10am - 5:30pm. For other times of the year please see website.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £8
  • Child: £2 (5-15 yo)
  • Other Charges: £7


Built at the end of the Nothe Peninsular, overlooking Portland harbour. Follow the brown signs from Weymouth town and old harbour. Rail: Weymouth (1 mile).

Parking Spaces


Public pay & display.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes