West Bay Discovery Centre, West Bay, Bridport, DT6 4EN.

West Bay Regatta

Recently, discovering this image we were prompted to get out the West Bay Regatta Programmes donated to us by John Hawkins. We were intrigued to find out what a Cigar and Umbrella Swimming Race involved! That then led us to doing further research about the Regatta. The first mention we Read more…

West Bay Jigsaw Puzzles

Did you know that it is believed that the first jigsaw puzzle was created in 1760 by an Englishman called John Spilsbury? He mounted a map of England on a thin sheet of mahogany and cut around the county boundaries. These puzzles were initially used as educational tools to teach Read more…

World Oceans Day 2020

World Oceans Day was celebrated on 8th June 2020. This year the theme is Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean. Please help protect our oceans from severe pollution. Plastic poses one of the biggest challenges to our oceans, more than half of the plastic ever produced has been manufactured in the Read more…