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Visit Southwell

Upscale Southwell awaits: its oceanfront, bars, beaches and more!

Discover the local area in Southwell as you check out popular sights like Portland Bill Lighthouse and Weymouth Bay.

Top hotels in Southwell

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Maritime Hotel
Maritime Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Southwell Park, Dorset, Portland, England

Situated in Portland, this hotel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Weymouth Bay and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Portland Bill Lighthouse. Portland Museum and Rufus Castle are also ...

3.6/5Good! (134 reviews)

"Carpets need updating as they are stained, but we had a lovely stay and have recommended the Maritime to our friends and family"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Maritime Hotel
Old Higher Lighthouse Branscombe Lodge
Old Higher Lighthouse Branscombe Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Old Higher Lighthouse Portland Bill, Portland, England
£431
per night
Feb 13 - Feb 14

Situated in Portland, this cottage is within a 15-minute walk of Portland Bill and Portland Bill Lighthouse. Weymouth Bay is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.

Old Higher Lighthouse Branscombe Lodge
Old Higher Lighthouse Stopes Cottage
Old Higher Lighthouse Stopes Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Old Higher Lighthouse Portland Bill, Portland, England

Situated in Portland, this cottage is within a 15-minute walk of Portland Bill and Portland Bill Lighthouse. Weymouth Bay is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.

Old Higher Lighthouse Stopes Cottage

Popular things to do in Southwell

Portland Bill Lighthouse
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Portland Bill Lighthouse

4.5/5(97 reviews)

You can learn about the local history of Southwell during your trip to a well-known site such as Portland Bill Lighthouse. Wander the beautiful beaches and seaside in the area.

Portland Bill
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Portland Bill

4.5/5(11 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Portland Bill during your travels in Southwell. Wander the beautiful beaches and seaside in the area.

Church Ope Cove
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Church Ope Cove

If a restful holiday is part of your travel plans, Church Ope Cove might be the perfect place to visit during your trip to Portland. While you're here, you can savour the top-notch restaurants.

Corfe Castle
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Corfe Castle

4.5/5(204 reviews)

Watch battle re-enactments among evocative medieval ruins and learn about the role this fort played in the English Civil War.

Monkey World Ape Rescue Center
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Monkey World Ape Rescue Center

4.5/5(75 reviews)

Enjoy a trip to Monkey World Ape Rescue Center, a well-known attraction in Bovington. Stroll along the beautiful beaches or visit the spas in the area.

Durdle Door
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Durdle Door

4.5/5(193 reviews)

Swim through the large natural arch in the cliffs, which juts out dramatically into the sea and dates back about 140 million years.

Reviews of Southwell

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4/5 - Good

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Oct 7, 2019

Portland Bill is outstanding and is worth a visit whatever your age, make the effort to explore the area, thank you for having us

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Sep 23, 2019

A little remote from Weymouth - my daughter was competing in Iron Man 70:3 so we did not have time to look around the area itself.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Sep 15, 2019

We are very happy with Southwell area. Wouldn't recommend it if reliant on public transport as a bit isolated

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Sep 6, 2019

Convenient

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Aug 23, 2019

Southwell itself is not a tourist area. Mainly housing for the many MOD employees in the area

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jul 30, 2019

Amazing by the sea