The sub tropical gardens at Abbotsbury
Bovington Tank Museum
The beaches on Portland are pebble, West Weares is very popular at the end of Chesil Beach, beach cafe and facilities nearby. There is a small sandy beach by Portland Castle.
Weymouth Beach - Traditional Victorian Seaside Resort with long sandy beach, donkey rides and various beach activities. A busy beach within walking distance of town. Excellent swimming, no dogs except dog area near the Pavilion.
Weymouth Town Harbour – very pretty old harbour from where boat trips can be booked and much more.
Durdle Door and Lulworth Beaches – both very pretty, dog friendly beaches.
The beach at Lyme Regis
Ringstead Beach - Quieter beach than Weymouth, less sand but more relaxing and good swimming for experienced swimmers, dogs welcome here.
Bridport/West Bay. Pretty harbour and very pebbly beach. Burton Bradstock just to the east better with excellent beach café.
Jurassic Coastline from Portland to Sidmouth. Beautiful coastline with several beaches and good coastal walks (not all too hilly!)