A haven for travellers

Nestled along the stunning Jurassic Coast of Dorset, Lyme Regis is a coastal gem that enchants visitors with its timeless beauty, rich history, and breathtaking vistas.

Whether you’re a fossil enthusiast, a nature lover, or you’re just looking for a seaside getaway, Lyme Regis offers a plethora of attractions that will leave you captivated. Book a stay at Lyme Cottage, set just back from the Cobb, and explore the must-visit tourist attractions that make Lyme Regis a coveted destination for travellers from all around the world!

Step back in time…

The Lyme Regis Museum

Immerse yourself in the history and geology of the region at the Lyme Regis Museum. The museum offers captivating displays of fossils, including the famous ammonites, that tell the story of the area’s prehistoric past. Unearth the secrets of Mary Anning, the world’s most famous fossil collector, and explore the remarkable discoveries that put Lyme Regis on the world map. The museum offers a fascinating journey through time, showcasing the diverse and ancient life forms that once inhabited the region.

Coastal Charms: Beaches, Cobb, and Marine Parade

Lyme Regis Beaches

Lyme Bay at sunset

Whatever the weather is doing, you’ll find yourself gravitating to the beaches in Lyme to take in the view, perhaps feel the sand between your toes or a coffee watching the panoramic view as it changes minute-by-minute. The shape of the bay means the water is nearly always calm and clear making it hard to resist a dip at any time of year, or you could try your hand at fossil hunting along the shore at Monmouth Beach. Lyme Regis beach is a fantastic spot to unwind and enjoy the beauty of the Jurassic Coast.

The Cobb

The Cobb in winter
A misty morning on the Cobb

Step onto the iconic Cobb, a historic harbor wall that has stood as a protective barrier against the elements for centuries. Famously featured in the novel “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” and its film adaptation, the Cobb offers stunning panoramic views of the coastline. As you walk along this ancient structure, embrace a sense of history and marvel at the engineering feat that has withstood the test of time!

Marine Parade

A winter’s day on Marine Parade

Adjacent to the beach, Marine Parade is a vibrant promenade where you can soak in the lively atmosphere and indulge in seaside treats. Take a leisurely stroll along the seafront, browse through quaint shops, and savor local cuisine at charming cafes and restaurants. The Marine Parade is the heart of Lyme Regis, pulsating with life and providing a memorable experience for all.

Natural Wonders

Undercliff National Nature Reserve

The Undercliff National Nature Reserve is a hidden gem offering a unique landscape formed by a massive landslip, resulting in a lush, green wilderness. The reserve offers scenic walks through enchanting woodlands where you’ll glimpse rare wildlife, and you can enjoy the serenity that surrounds you. The Undercliff is a haven for nature enthusiasts and those seeking solitude amidst captivating surroundings.

Golden Cap

Ever-changing views of Golden Cap from Lyme Regis

A hike along the stunning shoreline at low tide or a short drive will take you around the bay to the iconic Golden Cap, the highest point on the southern coast of England. This towering cliff offers awe-inspiring panoramic views of the Jurassic Coastline, stretching as far as the eye can see. Whatever direction you take and rain or shine, Lyme Cottage is the perfect starting point to enjoy invigorating hikes along the scenic coastal trails and breathe in the crisp sea air.