Weymouth tops 'best place for New Year's Eve' list

Weymouth harbour Credit: Press Association

Travel comparison website, GoEuro has put together a list of brilliant New Year’s Eve destinations that’ll make for unforgettable countdowns and Weymouth has come top of the list.

A harbour town on the stunning Dorset coast, Weymouth is host to the largest fancy dress New Year’s Eve celebration in the UK.

Absolutely everyone dresses up on NYE in costumes and the town celebrates together along the waterfront withThe Front Live event, where many of the pubs and restaurants coordinate to host an all night party of live music, drinks and food.

Revellers gather in Hope Square or near the Jubilee Clock before midnight to ring in the New Year together before continuing the celebrations all night long on the Esplanade.