It’s nicknamed ‘The Pearl of Dorset’ and for good reason. This gorgeous coastal town is ideal for anyone looking to escape with panoramic sea views, a bustling town and spectacular cliff walks to follow, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Of course, its location on the fantastic Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO Area of Natural Beauty, makes this location even more desirable to adventurers. Discover the glorious South Coast when you take to the trails by bike, foot, or drive down the coast by car for a variety of sights.
Why visit Lyme Regis?
The views, the history and the culture make it a fantastic location to travel, not to mention it’s an excellent place for fossil picking with four lovely beaches to peruse. There are plenty of attractions and it’s fantastically located for those who want to explore surrounding villages and towns.
Things to do in Lyme Regis:
Make sure to take a walk along the harbour, called 'The Cobb’, as this lovely landmark has appeared in several books including Jane Austin’s Persuasion. Historical sites include the Town Mill, Leper’s Well and the Three Cups Hotel.
Why stay in a Lyme Regis cottage?
Its stunning beaches and iconic blue clay cliffs make this town stand out as essential for your ‘can't-miss list’. It’s a great place to start if you’re looking to discover the incredible Jurassic Coast and we have a stunning collection of cottages in Lyme Regis to help you do this. The location also allows you to hop across the border into Devon if you wish to discover two lovely UK districts.
Three must see things in Lyme Regis:
- Delve into our past at The Dinosaur Fossil Museum.
- Walk along the famous Monmouth Beach to collect pebbles and the occasional fossil.
- There is a delightful aquarium full of sea creatures that make their home along the Jurassic Coast, with pools where you can hand-feed mullet.