Art in Lyme Regis

ART GALLERIES IN AND AROUND LYME REGIS DORSET UK

Over the years, Lyme Regis has gained the reputation of being an artists inspiration.

Visitors will come across many potential artists sat in front of their easels, especially around the cobb harbour and on the undercliff.

James Whistler, the famous American artist also had connections with the town. He visited Lyme Regis in the summer of 1895 at the age of 61 years and painted two of his finest portraits, ‘The Master-Smith of Lyme Regis’ and ‘The Little Rose of Lyme Regis’.

There are many examples of local artist’s work in the art galleries around the resort as well as art galleries that specialise in old masters works.


Dorset and the Jurassic Coast has many talented artists and we have put them all in one easy to find place at: JURASSIC ART!

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