Portland

Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens

The subtropical Gardens are now considered one of the best in the country. Established in 1765 these 20 acres are perfectly suited to "wet Mediterranean" plants and are famous for their Camellia, magnolia, rhododendron and hydrangea collections. A mixture of formal and informal, with charming walled garden walks and spectacular woodland valley views. More Info

Category: Gardens

Minterne House

Minterne has been the home of the Churchill and the Digby families for nearly 350 years. The valley was landscaped in the manner of Capability Brown in the 18th century with a series of small lakes and cascades described in 'The 1,000 Best Houses,' as "a comer of paradise." More Info

Category: Gardens

Portland Bill

Portland Bill is a narrow promontory (or bill) of Portland stone, which forms the most southerly part of Isle of Portland, and therefore also the county of Dorset, England. More Info

Category: Special Interest

Portland Castle

Henry VIII's Tudor Stronghold - ‘A right strong and magnificent castel’ (John Leland, 1540). Perfectly preserved in a waterfront location overlooking Portland harbour, it is a marvellous place to visit for all the family whatever the weather. You can try on armour, explore the Tudor kitchen and gun platform and see ghostly sculpted figures from the past. More Info

Category: Heritage

Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust

An artist led organisation, which has developed an international venue for sculpture in stone. More Info

Category: Arts & Culture