Portland Port lies in the sweep of Weymouth Bay, at the centre of the UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast, an area renowned for its natural beauty and historical heritage. Other local attractions include two more UNESCO World Heritage sites; Stonehenge and the City of Bath as well as numerous stately homes, castles, gardens, historic towns and much, much more. A visit to Portland Port allows access to the quintessential England of rolling green hills, narrow country lanes, picture postcard villages and long centuries of history. There is also traditional fish and chips in abundance, Michelin star restaurants, real ales, fines wines, award winning beaches and stunning cliff top walks. Be sure to keep your eyes on the quayside as you depart, Portland Port prides itself on providing you with the best memories of your cruise and tops it off with variety of acts and a 3 shot salute from the Nothe Fort Artillery Volunteers.


Portland Port operates a complimentary shuttle bus service, taking passengers directly from the ship to Weymouth’s Old Harbour which is only a short ten minute drive away.
The Isle of Portland is right on the port’s doorstep, with a great selection of places to visit, from quiet coves and disused quarries to some of the best views in Britain.
UNESCO World Heritage Site - Jurassic Coast
This breathtaking stretch of coastline stretches for 150km, from Orcombe Point in East Devon, right the way trough Dorset to Old Harry Rocks near Swanage.
UNESCO World Heritage Site - Stonehenge
Stonehenge is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world. Millions of people visit Stonehenge every year and many see it as a ‘must see' landmark.
UNESCO World Heritage Site - Roman City of Bath
Bath is home to some amazing Georgian architecture and Britain’s only natural thermal spa, the world famous, Roman Baths. It is the only UK city to be granted World Heritage status.

Press releases


The start of Portland Port's cruise season has been spectacular! The first ship of 2018 was the 20th visit by a Phoenix Reisen vessel, followed by the arrival of the enormous Norwegian Breakaway. It was the Norwegian Breakaway's inaugural call to Portland Port and she is the largest ship to ever call at Portland Port. Sunday 15th July was another...Read more

Record Breaking Cruise ship Arrives at Portland Port

The start of Portland Port's cruise season has been a spectacular one; the first ship was the 20th visit by a Phoenix Reisen vessel. They are the first cruise line to reach this milestone at Portland Port so to commemorate such a momentous occasion, the port commissioned a special hand carved Portland stone plaque that will be presented to the...Read more


Portland Port officially opened the extension to their cruise berth on 11th April this year, since then it has been tried and tested by some of the biggest cruise ships to ever visit the port. Ian McQuade, General Manager – Commercial at Portland Port said “The extension of our main cruise berth, Outer Coaling Pier, is a key investment and...Read more


On the 14th June 2017, the cruise ship Adonia docked at Portland Port, unusually though she had no passengers on board as it was not an ordinary cruise call. The Adonia had sailed to Portland from Miami, under the Fathom brand. Fathom was launched in 2015 by Carnival Corporation & PLC with the brand introducing a new category of purpose-driven...Read more

Portland Port celebrates the competion an opening of cruise berth extension

On Tuesday 11th April 2017, Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset officially opened the completed cruise berth extension at Portland Port. The ceremony, involving port staff, tenants and guests, was kicked off with speeches from Christopher Langham, Chairman of Portland Port Group, followed by Richard Drax, who then cut the ribbon and declared the...Read more