Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis

Fossil hotspot and much loved holiday resort for novelist Jane Austen.

Lyme Regis, West Dorset, England

LYME REGIS - AT A GLANCE

  • Quaint, elegant streets meander down to the famous 13th century Cobb harbour, sandy beach and terraced gardens.
     
  • Wander the artisan quarter of Town Mill complete with a fully restored watermill, craftspeople and artists’ studios, cafe and microbrewery.
     
  • Did you know? Lyme Regis was home to the one of the greatest fossil hunter ever known - Mary Anning.
     
  • Visit the excellent Lyme Regis Museum to learn more about the town’s fascinating fossil history meet the famous Lyme Bay ichthyosaur.
     
  • Check VisitDorset for more ideas on things to see and do in Lyme Regis.
     
  • The Dorset town is about 3 hours and 30 minutes south west of London by a combination of bus and train.

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