Situated in the South West of Dorset, The West Country, England, Lyme Regis is an historic unspoiled seaside resort and fishing port on the world famous Cobb harbour. Surrounded by beautiful coastlines and countryside, the area has now been awarded World Heritage Site Status; famous for its geology and fossil finds.
The tourist information pages on this site will show you what Lyme Regis has to offer; how to find us; the interesting things you can do and find here; activities, restaurants, pubs and accommodation, tours, the history and geology of the coastline, where to go fishing and diving, interesting places to visit close at hand and how you can enjoy holidays, short breaks or vacations in summer, autumn, winter and spring.
Lyme is the ideal resort with plenty of activities for children – did you know Lyme Regis is twinned with BERMUDA!
Accommodation in the area comprises hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfasts, self catering cottages; houses; flats and studio apartments. There are touring camping and caravan parks and holiday parks plus lots of other facilities for groups of young people. Deep sea fishing, mackerel fishing, diving and pleasure trips from the Cobb harbour. Visitors are welcome to The Power Boat Club, Sailing Club or Boatbuilding activity holidays and professional courses.
Play golf at our Golf Club (we have a magnificent course with breathtaking views along the coastline), bowls, pool etc. For the children and young adults there is an Amusement Arcade, table tennis, mini putting green and crazy golf. Discos are regularly held at The Marine Theatre. Wind surfing and body boarding is another favourite pastime.
Numerous coastal paths and country trails for the walker. Fossil hunting of course. Activities for children.
Here are some other Lyme Regis photographs of local scenery. There are top class restaurants, friendly pubs and inns that provide restaurant quality meals and bar snacks, tea and coffee rooms, beach side cafés, fish and chip take always. Fresh locally produced vegetables and fresh locally caught fish and shell fish are in abundance.
The Tourist Information Centre Guide and previous versions. Visit the Thomas Hardy trail. In addition to guided history, geology and ghost tours, you can follow the Hardy Trail or the Smugglers Trail.
The old Town Mill has been renovated and is well worth a visit. An ideal touring base for the whole of the West Country in the South West of England.
Take a stroll with the family along the Marine Parade or the New Marine Parade! Visit the town centre shops and specialist local Fossil Shops – and the Charmouth Fossil Shop who recently found and is preparing a giant ichthyosaur.
Visit the annual events page which include Lifeboat Week, Regatta and Carnival Week, The Jazz Festival, a Vintage Motor Cycle Rally, Bonfire and Firework displays as well as several other interesting events.
Visit the pages for The Marine Theatre, Response Lyme first aid and medical cover, the Town Junior Band, The Boy’s Club, The Majorettes, The Operatic Society and The Community Players.