A picture of Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth, Dorset.

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A picture of Bowleaze Cove.Bowleaze Cove is a picturesque area that is approximately 2 miles to the east of Weymouth town centre. It is dominated by The Riviera Hotel, a long white Spanish  style building of the old Pontin’s holiday camp. It is the home of Waterside Holiday Park and Bowleaze Cove has an amusement complex, cafe, Funfair, and Monday Market.

A busy day at the Cafe, Bowleaze Cove.

Bowleaze Beach is a pebbly beach backed by cliffs, there are odd patches of sand. You are able to walk along the beach all the way into Weymouth and as you progress towards Weymouth the beach becomes sand.

The beach at Bowleaze Cove.Bowleaze Cove is also home to the excellent five star Waterside Holiday Park. I understand that this is the only five star holiday park in Weymouth.

The River Jordan flows into the sea at Bowleaze Cove, it is a small river with its source in the hills above Sutton Poyntz, running down through Preston and finally flowing out onto the beach.

You can walk to the Jordan Hill Roman Temple and just behind in Osmington Hill is The White Horse of Osmington Hill

Bowleaze Cove is popular for water sports and has it own jet-ski designated area.


Beach Leisure Centre Sign

There is also the great Fantasy Island Fun Park (funfair).

'A' sign showing the happy hour details at Fantasy Island Fun Park.

They have a Happy hour in the evenings, makes it great value.

A night view of Fantasy Island Fun Park, Bowleaze Cove.

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