Situated in a spruced up wooden hut overlooking Chesil Beach, the Crab House Café has natural…
“Seafront location and smart, modern accommodation” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Located right in the heart of Weymouth, this newly refurbished townhouse offers stylish and modern accommodation – many of the rooms benefit from uninterrupted sea views. Guests can enjoy a superb breakfast each morning with a wonderful choice and excellent quality local produce. There is also beautiful guest lounge for everyone to use during their stay, with a slice of cake always on offer. WiFi is available throughout and there are plenty of parking options nearby.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 14
- Family bedrooms: 3
- Bedrooms ground: 2
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Steps for wheelchair: 6
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About the area
Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.
Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing.
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