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Lulworth boat launch
Weymouth
Tamar Valley Region
Lulworth coast
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Lulworth coast
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Weymouth looking west.
Weymouth
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Weymouth at the Piper River Estuary
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Weymouth Beach
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Weymouth settlement
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Piper River Estuary at low tide
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Old fish trap on the Piper River
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Main photo gallerys are below Information.

WEYMOUTH

Bellingham & Lulworth Beaches

SMALL PHOTO & INFORMATION PAGE

WEYMOUTH, LULWORTH and BELLINGHAM Beaches are adjacent, beautiful beaches in north eastern Tasmania. The area is popular, because it is somewhat protected from the cold winds of Bass Strait. There are holiday settlements at both beaches and each has a shop. The beaches are located between GEORGE TOWN and BRIDPORT. Both are only about 20 minutes from George Town. In terms of accessing other areas, Weymouth and Lulworth are as much a part of the TAMAR VALLEY, as they are part of the NORTH EAST Region.

From WEYMOUTH you are 15 minutes from both BRIDPORT and GEORGE TOWN. You are 3o minutes from SCOTTSDALE and LILYDALE and 50 minutes from LAUNCESTON, WATERHOUSE and DERBY. Nearby places are described in the TAMAR REGION and NORTH EAST REGION pages.


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FACILITIES: There is a shop at Weymouth, but there are no commercial facilities at Lulworth. The nearest shopping precincts are at Bridport and George Town. There is some accommodation at GEORGE TOWN and much accommodation at BRIDPORT.

SIGHT: The north coast of Tasmania has many beautiful, deserted beaches. The only problem is that local Tasmanians can swim in temperatures of only 15 degrees, which most Australians find too cold. Weymouth and Lulworth beaches are better than some, as they are protected from the cold winds by being shallow bays protected by head lands. For this reason they are very popular in the Tasmanian summer. There are some first class wineries in this area. The nearest towns are GEORGE TOWN and BRIDPORT.

ROUTE: From LAUNCESTON there are two possible routes of equal merit. Firstly you can drive north on the A8 East Tamar Highway, until you turn east on B82 which goes to BRIDPORT. From B82 turn north on C816, which takes you there.

Secondly, you can drive north on B83 through Turners Marsh to Pipers River. Then turn east onto B82 and after a short distance turn north on C816, which takes you there.

To LARGER WEYMOUTH PHOTOS

  • WEYMOUTH
  • Bellingham
  • Lulworth

 

Tasmania, Weymouth Beach

1/ Weymouth is on the north east coast of Tasmania. This photo shows the peaceful Piper River at Weymouth just before it reaches the sea. The Piper River bank has many beaches, which are quite large at low tide.

Tasmania, Weymouth Beach Piper River Estuary

2/ This is the beach of the Piper River at Weymouth. The Piper River becomes very large just before it empties into the sea, which is just over these dunes.

Piper River Estuary at Weymouth

3/ This looks south down the Piper River. At low tide the area of sand and mud is vast.

Tasmania, Weymouth Beach

4/ This photo shows the Piper River entering the sea north of Weymouth. Across the river is the tiny holiday hamlet of Bellingham.

Tasmania, Weymouth Beach

5/ This photo shows the rows of sticks that are prevalent on the western side of the Piper River at Weymouth.

fish trap at Weymouth

6/ At low tide the western side of the Piper River at Weymouth reveals rows of old timber. It is the remains of an old fish trap.

fish trap at Weymouth

7/ This view looks south to show the full extent of the fish trap. The houses on the left are part of the beach holiday settlement of Bellingham.

Tasmania, Weymouth Beach

8/ The beaches at Weymouth consist of many kilometres of beautiful, white sands.

Tasmania, Weymouth Beach

9/ The Piper River at Weymouth attracts many kayakers. Note how Tasmanian swimmers use wet suits.

Tasmania, Weymouth Beach

10/ This is the Piper River estuary at Weymouth. It had warm peaceful waters that day.

 

Bellingham Beach

1/ Bellingham Beach is a long, beautiful beach in north eastern Tasmania. It is located east of Georgetown. This image shows the Piper River emptying into Noland Bay at high tide. There are three holiday hamlets in this area: Lulworth, Weymouth & Bellingham. Bellingham is just beyond this image to the right, while to the left is Weymouth. This album shows shots I made on walks with friends in 2019, 2020 & 2021. This image was taken early on the morning of a winter day.

Bellingham Beach

2/ This image also shows the Piper River entering Noland Bay but at low tide. The foot prints show our walk direction to the east.

Bellingham Beach

3/ Bellingham Beach is mostly a sand beach, but there were a few rocky areas that we had to cross.

Bellingham Beach

4/ This image shows an exposed series of rock stratas.

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5/ The rock stratas showed variation in their colours.

Bellingham Beach

6/ This image looks to the west back towards Bellingham hamlet.

Bellingham Beach

7/ At this point we had to deviate onto a bush track to bipass a very rocky area.

Bellingham Beach

8/ This image looks down Bellingham Beach to the east. We had an enjoyable walk down many kilometres of empty, beautiful, white sand beaches.

Bellingham Beach

9/ This image looks to the east. Beyond the large dune in the centre was the Little Pipers River.

Bellingham Beach

10/ This image looks west back towards Weymouth. We were now in sight of the Little Pipers River.

Bellingham Beach

11/ This image shows the Little Piper River our turn around point.

Bellingham Beach

12/ This view looks towards the east as our party returned.

Bellingham Beach

13/ This image shows a rock being used as a roosting point by sea birds.

Bellingham Beach

14/ This image looks west back towards a distant Weymouth on the horizon. The most distant point on the right is Lulworth.

Bellingham Beach

15/ This image shows a lagoon, we passed on the way to the rise.

Bellingham Beach

16/ This is the view from a 68 metre high rise. It looks east over the beach we had traversed.

Bellingham Beach

17/ The image taken from the rise, looks to the west at Bellingham hamlet on the left. The Piper River and Weymouth hamlets are on the right.

 

Tasmania Lulworth Beach

1/ On the horizon is the tiny hamlet of Lulworth, as seen from the Piper River Estuary near Weymouth.

Tasmania Lulworth Beach

2/ This photo shows the beach at Lulworth looking East towards Weymouth.

lulworth boat ramp

3/ This is the old boat launch at Lulworth. There was once a large pier servicing a small harbour at this point.

Lulworth

4/ This is the stony beach north of the boat launch. In the distance, you can see the white sand beach of Lulworth, shown in photo number 2.

stony beach at Lulworth

5/ This photo looks west towards the end of the stony beach at Lulworth.

Lulworth

6/ This view looks east across Tan O'Shanter Bay towards the growing beach settlement of Lulworth.

Lulworth

7/ This view looks east across Tan O'Shanter Bay. Beyond the point with its white sand beach is the other beach settlement of Weymouth.

Lulworth settlement

8/ I was quite surprised at the way Lulworth had grown, since I lasted visited it in 2008. In the past 7 years the number of attractive, modern beach houses at Lulworth has exploded.

Tan O Shanter Bay

9/ This photo shows a lonely beach house on the eastern edge of Lulworth. It looks towards the other beach settlement of Weymouth, which is to the east.

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