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Weymouth Beach is a gently curving arc of sand in Weymouth Bay, beside the town Weymouth in Dorset, England. The beach is a popular destination for sea bathing, and was frequented by King George III during times of illness. The king named Weymouth his 'first resort'. It is very wide and gently sloping, with golden sand and shallow waters with little waves. In addition to bathing the gently sloping Beach is used for Beach Motocross and Volleyball - the International Volleyball championships regularly use Weymouth Beach as a venue for the sport. For other uses, see Sand (disambiguation). ... Weymouth Bay is a sheltered bay on the South Coast of England, in Dorset. ... Location within the British Isles Weymouth is a town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay – Weymouth Bay – and the natural harbour formed by the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. ... Dorset (pronounced Dorsit, sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the southwest of England, on the English Channel coast. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... George III (George William Frederick) (4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain, and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and there after King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death. ... Resorts combine a hotel and a variety of recreations, such as swimming pools A resort is a place used for relaxation or recreation. ...


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Red Door VR Ltd. presents VR Weymouth - Guide to Weymouth, Dorset (938 words)
Weymouth is a town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast.
Weymouth is very low lying (this is one of the factors which helps to protect it from frost and snow) and the eastern areas of the town experienced several sea floods during extreme low pressure storms, until in the 1980s and 1990s a high sea wall was constructed.
Beach nourishment and groynes ensure that the sand beach, important both for tourism and as a natural defense against the sea, is wide and has a shallow incline.
News Front Page - Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic (1995 words)
There was disappointing news for fans of energetic Beach Volleyball earlier in the day as Jody Gooding announced he would have to withdraw from the event due to injury.
Organisers of the Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic will meet tomorrow night (Thursday) to decide which teams will be awarded a wildcard entry to the UK Open.
Weymouth was celebrating on Wednesday after it became the venue for the 2012 Olympic sailing events.
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