A Picture of Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth, Dorset.

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Bowleaze Cove has been a family favourite for many years, it is interesting how it has changed over the years but still kept it natural beauty. I have a small collection of older views:

An old view of Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth

Above is a postcard of Bowleaze Cove, probably from the 1970's but open to correction.

An old view of Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth

Above another postcard, around the 1960's. Notice the smaller the Riviera Hotel on the hillside.

An old view of Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth

Above another postcard, a tad earlier than the postcard above it again.

An old photograph of Bowleaze Cove, no Riviera Hotel on the hillside.

Above postcard dated 1945, no Riviera Hotel on the hillside.

Another old photograph of Bowleaze Cove, no Riviera Hotel on the hillside.

Above is dated around 1935 - Notice the tents on the hillside, during August you can still camp on the hill, although further round click here for details.

Like the above, but from a different angle.

Old colour picture of Bowleaze Cove dated 1933.

Above postcard dated 1933 This is where the river Jordan flows into the sea, and where currently the fun fair is situated.

Bowleaze Cove around 1968

Above is dated around 1968.

A picture dated 1968 looking from the far side of the cove

Another picture dated 1968 looking from the far side of Bowleaze Cove, looking towards Weymouth. That puts them directly in front of the Riviera Hotel.

An Old Beach Scene, Bowleaze Cove.

Above an undated picture.

A picture from the Golf Course, Bowleaze Cove.

Above an undated picture "Bowleaze Cove from Golf Course".  See pictures of the Nineteenth Hole at the bottom of this page.

An old picture of Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth, Dorset.

Above an undated picture.

Above an undated picture of Bowleaze Cove

Above an undated picture.

An old picture of The Bay, Bowleaze Cove.

Above an undated picture.

AnOld Picture showing a 'Toffee Apple' Hut at Bowleaze Cove.

Above an undated picture, I wish that Toffee Apple hut was still there! Picture kindly supplied by Peter E Maughan.

Above is a 1935 view looking from where the Riviera Hotel is now

Above is a 1935 view looking from where the Riviera Hotel is now.

A picture of Overcombe Corner 1930,

Above a picture of Overcombe Corner 1930, this is the 'entrance' to Bowleaze cove.
Picture Kindly supplied by Peter E Maughan

Overcombe Corner 1979

Above a picture of Overcombe Corner 1979, you can see the long gone Shell petrol station and co-op shop. The parking on the beach has been developed to a cafe, shop and housing.

Below is a modern picture of the Spyglass Inn, and directly below that is two old pictures of it when it was 'The Nineteenth Cafe'. I had known that there was an old putting green at Bowleaze Cove, and this picture reveals its exact location - I wish I could put a date to it!

Picture of the Spyglass Inn, Bowleaze Cove

Old picture of the Nineteenth Cafe, Bowleaze Cove, now the Spyglass Inn

Old picture of the Nineteenth Cafe, Bowleaze Cove, now the Spyglass Inn

A Picture enttield Weymouth Bay and Portland from Overcombe.

Bowleaze Cove area has long had camp sites, below is a selection of photos showing them.

A view from Preston, looking over the various camp site towards Bowleaze Cove

Above is a great view from Preston, looking over the various camp site towards Bowleaze Cove.

Camping at Preston

Sea View, Weymouth

Above Sea View Camp, Weymouth

Sea View, Weymouth

Above again Sea View Camp, Weymouth

Prebendal campsite, Bowleaze Cove

Above Prebendal campsite, Bowleaze Cove.

Above Prebendal campsite, slight different angle from one above.

Camping at Preston Church

A picture of Guppy's campsite, Nr Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth

Above Guppy's campsite, Preston, Near Bowleaze Cove.

A picture of Guppy's campsite, Nr Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth

Above again Guppy's campsite, Preston, Near Bowleaze Cove.

Joe Guppy's campsite, Preston, Near Bowleaze Cove.

Above again Guppy's campsite, Preston, Near Bowleaze Cove.

Joe Guppy's campsite, Preston, Near Bowleaze Cove.

Above again Joe Guppy's campsite, Preston, Near Bowleaze Cove.

 

Do you have any old pictures, information of memories? If so, and you don't mind them being published on this site, then please email them to webmaster@bowleazecove.co.uk

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