1940's Home Front Family Weekend At Nothe Fort

On Saturday 25th May and Sunday 26th May 2019, from 10.30am to 5.30pm each day in the May Half Term, why not try the 1940's Home Front Family Weekend. This is an opportunity to learn about life in our country during the War Years 1939 to 1945. Experience Living History with the Home Front ‘Dad’s Army’ re-enactors, The Home Front Museum, Churchill’s Secret Army, displays of 1940’s fashion, Music and Entertainment, Games, Memorabilia, Food and the 'Evacuee Experience'. The North Fort cafe will be open all day for lunch and snacks. This promises to be a great day out for all the family, please dress in 1940's style if you wish! Please check the website for updates for the weekend.


01305 766626


Venue address
Nothe Fort Barrack Road
Weymouth & Portland

Other information

School Holidays
Opening times
Sat: 10:30-17:30
Sun: 10:30-17:30
Cost variations
Adults £8, Children (5 to 15 years) £2, Children Under 5 years go free. Familly tickets available. Please check website for further details.
Additional Information
Please note that last admissions are one hour before advertised closing time. Dogs are welcome providing they are kept on a lead and supervised at all times. Picnic areas are available complete with tables and benches situated over the Ramparts overlooking the entrance to Weymouth Harbour. Serving British Military Personnel will be admitted free of charge on production of identity card. Advance tickets can be bought on the website for this event.


Wheelchair accessible
A modern lift has been installed to connect the three main levels of the Fort. Please note the dimensions for wheel chair access is 1150mm X 850mm. In addition ramps have been installed, however due to the nature of the Fort there are some areas where it has not been possible to install ramps and therefore small areas would be restricted to wheel chair users
Parking availability information
There are Council operated car parks in Nothe Gardens. The Fort is just a short walking distance from these car parks.
Toilet facility information
There are fully compliant disabled toilets on site.

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Address: Nothe Fort  Barrack Road  Weymouth  Dorset