Who, What, Where, Why?

Athay Gallery


Athay Gallery has been established in order to promote, enhance and celebrate the wonderful and abundant creative talent on Portland and in Dorset.

Dean & Reddyhoff Portland Marina

Dean & Reddyhoff, Portland Marina - UK Marina of the Year 2018

Dean & Reddyhoff welcomes Athay Gallery to it's shores! "We are excited that Athay Gallery have chosen Portland Marina as it's home."

The Mess Deck Cafe


Situated on the ground floor underneath Athay Gallery, this querky homely cafe offers a range of delicious food and drinks. With indoor and outdoor seating you'd be hard-pushed not to indulge in both the views over the marina and their delicious cakes!

Portland Gig Rowing Club

Portland Gig Rowing Club - Portland Marina, Dorset

Only the best Gig Rowing Club in Dorset! Situated at Portland Marina opposite Athay Gallery. See you on the water...

Portland Visitor Must-Do's

Chesil Beach, Portland in Dorset

Aside from visiting the Athay Studio and Gallery...anyone visiting Portland should not miss out on the diverse visitor attractions. Portland Castle, Chesil Beach, The Cove Inn, Quiddles to name a few...

The Dog's Blogs

Claude is Kitt's faithful Whippet-cross. He's been having lots of adventures on Portland in Dorset.

Claude...was Kitt's faithful friend and the Athay Gallery mascot until he passed away last December. In March a young fellow named Roo came to join us at the Gallery. Roo now continues Claude's adventures with youthful enthusiasm!

Polly Agatha on Portland Shores

Polly Agatha Bristol Pilot Cutter yacht

Polly Agatha, a Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter, has now moored up at Portland Marina ready to sail you away on a memorable journey across the crystal blue seas around the Jurassic Coast and beyond. Find out more about her history and your next adventure onboard this beautiful example of a sailing yacht.

Coastline Cruises - all aboard!

Coastline Cruises ferry service from Weymouth to Portland, Dorset

My Girl and Enchantress are underway ferrying delighted passengers from Weymouth to Portland with return trips back to Weymouth Harbour. You may even be lucky enough to see the resident dolphin leaping and performing for you! For more information visit their website and book a trip now to see what Portland has to offer.

Moonfleet at your service

Moonfleet Tall Ship Sailing Ship

Take a trip on Moonfleet Tall Ship and step back in time, imagining yourself as an intrepid explorer or a pirate of the high seas. Sailing daily from Portland Harbour into Weymouth Bay and along the stunning Dorset coastline. Book your trip of a lifetime or purchase a gift voucher as a treat for family or friends - what an adventure to be had!