Charmouth Holidays |

Choose from a variety of accommodation to suit your stay

Charmouth is a small town found at the mouth of the River Char and it has plenty to offer visitors during a holiday in West Dorset. Charmouth itself is a quaint little village set in West Dorset and overlooking Lyme Bay sitting next to the sea making it a great gateway town to explore the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. The expanse of beach that sits around Charmouth has become world famous for being the home of the largest and most complete Dinosaur fossil to have been found in Dorset and the Scelidosaurus is on display for all to see and represents quite a find. Due to its location on the coast, Charmouth has become a treasure trove for fossil hunters across the world.

The Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre is a wonderful resource for anyone wanting to learn about Charmouth and the Jurassic Coast through the ages, discover millions of years’ worth of history. The team will help you create a memorable holiday by offering tours and giving advice on responsible fossil hunting. Alongside fossil hunting, Charmouth is also a great location for fishing, whether on the beach or by boat. The beach is fantastic for families, and for discovering some marine life the rock pooling opportunities are brilliant. Keen walkers will enjoy being close to the various paths along the coast which offer stunning views out to sea. For one of the most beautiful views in Charmouth and Dorset, head up to Golden Cap and take some time to gaze at your surroundings. The undulating hills that surround the town also make it a significant of West Dorset's area of outstanding natural beauty.

After a coastal ramber, you will find that charming town is full of cafés, independent shops and restaurants making it an easy choice for a holiday in Dorset. The bigger, brighter seaside attractions in Bournemouth and Poole are a short trip away if you are looking for some real seaside nostalgia with Punch & Judy, candy floss and donkey rides. A Charmouth holiday offers nature at its best in a natural and open environment with many amenities nearby to make a stay here comfortable as well as exciting. Due to its location in West Dorset, you are well placed to explore the surrounding areas of Dorset during your holiday in Charmouth, including Lyme Regis to the West and the West Dorset Heritage Path and Weymouth to the East. A little further afield, it is possible to even explore the picturesque area of East Devon.

Charmouth itself is a quaint little village set in West Dorset and overlooking Lyme Bay sitting next to the sea making it a great gateway town to explore the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

For the perfect break in the town, take a look at our collection of accommodation in Charmouth, including hotels, cottages, B&Bs, and holiday parks. With our wide selection, you are sure to find something to suit your needs and requirements.

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