Jurassic Skyline in Dorset

Jurassic Skyline

Jurassic Skyline, Weymouth, DT4 8DX

01305 761070

A 53 metre viewing tower with stunning views over Weymouth Bay

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20.6 miles from Highlands End
22.7 miles from Golden Cap
17.5 miles from Graston Copse
9.8 miles from Sandyholme

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Admire the Jurassic Coast in all its glory from an elevated position aboard the Jurassic Skyline. Located on Weymouth’s Pleasure Pier, this fantastic family friendly attraction offers visitors magnificent views from above.

Take your seat and look out over the coastline as the glass fronted gondola rises to a height of 53 meters. At the top, the gondola performs two full rotations offering panoramic views from the floor to ceiling windows.¬†On a clear day you can enjoy far reaching views along Jurassic coast towards Lulworth in the east and Portland to the west. This excellent vantage point will also give you a birds eye view of Weymouth’s famed sandy beach and the passing boats as they enter the historic harbour.

Stunning views across Weymouth Bay

During the 15 minute experience a friendly member of staff will be on hand throughout and an informative commentary will be played. This explains your surroundings and various points of interest to look out for. The narrative will also give an insight into the history of the area from the Jurassic period to the present day.

For a small extra cost you can purchase a colour information guide to find out more about the area. There is also the opportunity to pose for a fun family photograph, which you can purchase to commemorate your visit.

Tickets for the Jurassic Skyline can be purchased on their own or combined with a trip to the Sealife Centre. If visiting the Sealife Centre you can take the land train along the Georgian promenade taking in the wonderful beach during the journey. Alternatively there is a pay and display parking available behind Weymouth Pavillion.

Unfortunately the Jurassic Skyline is not dog friendly. Please note prams cannot be taken in the viewing pod, however they can be safely stored at the bottom.

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At West Dorset Leisure Holidays, we have a great choice of accommodation and facilities across 4 family-run holiday parks on or near the Jurassic Coast - Highlands End, Golden Cap, Graston Copse and Sandyholme, as well as Caravan and Lodge Holiday Homes for sale.

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Our Awards & Accreditations

Our parks have been recognised as some of the best in Dorset. We're extremely proud of the awards and it's easy to see why our guests return year on year. You can be safe in the knowledge that you're staying at one of the best parks in the county! Please note awards vary by Park.

What our guests say

  • Fantastic holiday once again

    We have been coming here now every year for about 10 years. Its our favourite place and the Park has everything we need.

    Andy M - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • A little bit of heaven!

    Golden Cap is a little bit of heaven. The views are awesome, right next to the sea. It's all relaxed and low key just how we like it.

    Esther Woodhouse - Facebook
    Golden Cap

  • Idyllic setting

    Quiet site in a beautiful setting with exceptionally clean toilets and showers

    Anthony M - Pitch Up
    Graston Copse

  • Very peaceful Park

    The wildlife is stunning, we were visited by the ducks on a regular basis which was lovely. Our visit was very enjoyable and we will definitely be back in the future!

    Sarah W - Pitch Up
    Sandyholme

  • 5 out of 5 isn't enough!

    This is simply our favorite touring park along the south coast. The location couldn't be better with views to die for and an abundance of fresh sea air. The park is spic and span and extremely well kept with very friendly staff.

    Big Caravan Adventures - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Best holiday ever!

    This is by far the best Holiday Park I have been to. The views are breath taking with easy access to the beach and nice coastal walks to West Bay. If you're looking for a relaxing holiday in a stunning location, then this is the place to come.

    Alison D - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • Would definitely recommend

    Close to beach, a nice local pub, dog friendly and a very relaxed atmosphere.

    Dan M - Pitch Up
    Golden Cap

  • A tour of Dorset!

    An excellent Park as a base to visit the Dorset coast, Jurassic Coast, Chesil Beach, Lyme Regis, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, to name a few.

    Arthur D - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse

  • Fantastic Park

    10 out of 10 is not enough for this Holiday Park. We have been here 3 times and we love it more and more every time. The park has all you need, with some pitches overlooking the sea and a great restaurant.

    Shirley Thompson - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • A hidden gem

    The location is amazing, right on the beach and all the facilities are good. It's a hidden gem this one, one of the best parks in the country

    Mark Tee - Tripadvisor
    Golden Cap

  • Lovely tranquil campsite

    The location was great as we could easily walk to the village or local beaches through the beautiful countryside. I would recommend this campsite to families for a peaceful and safe stay.

    Sarah - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse