Lyme Regis Things to Do

  • Guildhall & Tourist Information
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  • Local Notables
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  • Local Notables
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Lyme Regis

  • 1. Fossil Hunting

    Because the relatively soft limestone cliffs around Lyme are subject to constant erosion and landslips they regularly disgorge Jurassic age fossils which can be found on the local beaches. The...

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  • 2. Walking

    Broad Street is the primary street in Lyme Regis, and is lined with places to eat and shop. It goes up the hill from the center by the car parks. When you reach the top you can veer left on Pound...

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  • 3. The Undercliff

    Years of extensive landslides have created a beautiful and unique natural site, conserved now in the Undercliffs National Nature Reserve. A series of cliffs between Lyme Regis and Seaton to the west...

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  • 4. The Cobb

    Lyme's port is protected by a harbour wall known as The Cobb, which has been destroyed and rebuilt on many occasions over the centuries during extreme storms. In addition to providing a handy...

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  • 5. Guildhall & Tourist Information

    Judging by the number of Forum Questions about relevant holiday reading I know I am not alone in looking for suitable holiday reading. On our first visit "real" visit to Dorset we found in our...

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  • 6. Day Trips

    While you are in the area of Lyme Regis, there are good reasons to make the short excursion to the town of Beer. This delightful town has less tourist than Lyme Regis but is surely worth a visit. The...

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  • 7. Volunteer Inn

    Being more than a seagull's spit from the front this The Volunteer Inn offers an escape from the hordes. Although having said that it can seem like hordes when there's more than half-a-dozen people in...

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  • 8. Diving

    Many wrecks lie at the bottom of Lyme Bay and you can dive them from Lyme or Westbay. This is English waters so a dry suit is a must unless you wait until later in the season (August September) when...

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  • 9. Marine Aquarium

    Lyme's Marine Aquarium is in the row of former warehouses on the Cobb. There's informative exhibitions of the local fish and other sea creatures who inhabit the bay. I see enough of the things at work...

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  • 10. Rock Point Inn

    Whilst the Cobb Arms is, in my opinion, the town's best located pub the Rock Point Inn isn't far behind. The pub itself is a bit bland and plasticky but the terrace overlooking the bay has stunning...

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  • 11. Hiking

    At 630 miles long the SWCP is Britain's longest footpath, following the coastline from Minehead in Somerset, round via Land's End and on to Poole in Dorset. Lyme Regis makes for a great place to join...

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  • 12. Town Mill

    The old Town Mill in Lyme Regis was in operation for several centuries until being closed in 1926. Thankfully it has been restored and redeveloped as a working waterwheel driven mill and small shop...

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  • 13. Local Notables

    The plaque on the wall of the Guildhall commerorates Sir George Somers who was born in Lyme Regis in 1554, became Mayor and later Member of Parliament for the Town. He was, in many ways, typical of...

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