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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.

Port attractions

  1.  Weymouth

    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.
  2.  Portland

    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.
  3.  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.
  4.  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.
  5.  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.

Port views

UK – Dorset, Weymouth Harbour during blue hour by Lukes_photos is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
Portland Bill Lighthouse and Buildings by Paul Tomlin licensed under CC BY 2.0
Portland Castle, Isle of Portland, Dorset by Roman Hobler licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
durdle door hdr by Paul Tomlin licensed under CC BY 2.0
Stonehenge by Qalinx licensed under CC BY 2.0
Roman baths, Bath, England by Diego Delso licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
Challenger tank at Bovington Tankfest 2014 by Steve Slater is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Gold Hill, Shaftesbury by Charles D P Miller is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Corfe Castle by Iain A Wanless is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Water Gardens – Weymouth by Airwolfhound is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

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Port facts

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Port contacts


Ian McQuade, General Manager - Commercial
DT5 1PP Portland
United Kingdom


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