Families

Contemporary Cottages offer excellent family accommodation and are ideally situated in the centre of the Dorset Coast to use as a base for visiting all the attractions on offer to families in Dorset and along the Jurassic Coast.

Local Family Attractions

Weymouth’s award-winning  sandy safe beach and all the exciting activities you find there associated with the British seaside family holiday, including Punch and Judy, donkey rides, a fun fair and pedaloes. Weymouth is also home to famous sand sculptures. Throughout the year the beach is the setting for many events including the International Beach Kite Festival, firework displays, the Beach Motocross, the Beach Volleyball Championships and much, much more.

Monkey World, the award winning and internationally acclaimed primate rescue centre, as seen on BBC, ITV, CNN, National Geographic, Animal Planet and Sky News. The 65-acre park is home to over 240 rescued and endangered apes and monkeys, and is only a 30 minute drive from Portland.

The waters of Weymouth and Portland are some of the best in the world for sailing, which is why the area was chosen to host all the sailing events during the 2012 Olympic Games.  Other popular water-sports include kite surfing, diving, wind surfing, jet-skiing and fishing.

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