Distant views towards Portland often include a cruise liner waiting in port, and the activities of hang-gliders and water skiers also provide interest. After dark, twinkling lights surround the bay.
It is possible to walk into Weymouth town centre, barely two miles away, along the beach wall and promenade, and there are plenty of seats along the way. In season a land train is available, alternatively, the main bus route from Preston runs into town.
Weymouth's famous golden sands eventually merge to shingle but still leave sufficient sand for building sandcastles at the waters edge.
There is a shared private access onto the promenade below to facilitate a quick dip, and a tiny off-shore reef affords shelter for inflatable dinghies. Wheelchair users are advised to take the slightly longer route onto the promenade to avoid steps