You can take pleasure scenic boat trips, see high speed power boats in action with water skiers following them, go sailing, yachting, swimming or wind surfing and body boarding.

Diving is a fast growing sport for adults, individuals are catered for.

Several charter boats trips will take individuals or groups deep sea angling or fishing and mackerel fishing. For the angler who doesn’t like boats then shore line fishing can be rewarding and relaxing.

Visit the bowling club and play bowls on their top class green. Lyme Regis have both an active cricket team and football club. You will be made welcome at The Lyme Regis Golf Club, or you can practice on the putting green (mini golf) in Langmoor gardens. Take part in the various organised running competitions including fun runs during carnival week. Tennis courts are available for your use. See also water sports above.
There are riding schools nearby for your equestrian requirements.

There are several camping sites in the area where you can pitch your tent, useful for that walking or hitch hiking holiday. Study the unique geology of the Jurassic coast line.

Wherever you go in the resort you will see someone painting the scenery, very popular with the budding artist. Photography is also a well practised pass time. Study the marine wildlife, we have a very popular well maintained marine aquarium.

Lyme Bay and the surrounding coastline is the home and visiting place of many breeds of sea and shore line birds, some are rare. Ideal area for bird watching.
The Jurassic coastline contains many ancient fossils, historic finds have been made here. Be careful when you are fossil hunting, click here for some tourist information guidelines.

A geologist can  take you fossil hunting. See Brandon Lennons fossil tours. Visit the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre. Visit the marine aquarium on the Cobb, study the coast line and rock pools.
Unspoilt coast line and countryside.

There are organised history tours, ghost tours and fossil finding tours for your holidays. Follow the Thomas Hardy trail or the Smugglers trail guides. The local mini bus company organises day trips.Visit our tourist information centre. A geologist can  take you on field trips, take you fossil hunting or you can attend evening classes.

The South West Coast Path passes through Lyme Regis, see also attached map. Take the walk through the undercliff to Seaton and see the wild flora and fauna of the Heritage Nature Reserve. Ideal for walking or hiking holidays.

Most of the Inns and Public houses have music and singing evenings with live bands or disco. The Town Band and Junior band give regular performances.

Visit the dining out page for further information.

Visit the annual events page for further information, put the dates for Lifeboat Week, the Jazz Festival, Carnival, Regatta week and the various organised firework displays in your diary. Plenty of activity during the events week.

Visit the pages of the Lyme Regis Operatic Society and the Community Players for further information. There is a cinema in the town.

Boatbuilding activity holidays and professional courses.
A geologist can  take you on field trips or you can attend evening classes.
Students activity weeks or holidays can be arranged here.


Lyme Regis has excellent beaches and facilities for children.
There are organised beach games and activities. They can fish for crabs in the harbour or play crazy golf in Langmoor gardens where other amusements can be found. Kite flying on the beach when it is windy, Rock Pools to investigate plus much much more.

Fossill hunting can be a source of amusement.
They can learn  how to safely hunt for fossils here and with a qualified geologist.
Dad and Mum or any adults will also enjoy the computer and other games here, visit the amusement arcade page.

Apart from the above there are many organised childrens games during the various events weeks.