Things to do in Lyme Regis Picturesque seaside resort rich in culture and heritage Are you looking for things to do in Lyme Regis? We've got plenty of great ideas and places to go in your free time. Known for... Jurassic Coast, The Cobb, Jane Austen and Fossil collecting Did you know... Jane Austen set a key scene of her novel Persuasion on the Cobb, Lyme Regis. Beatrix Potter's 1904 holiday in the town resulted in illustrations for her book Little Pig Robinson.
Attractions Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium A visit to Lyme Regis would not be complete without a stroll to the end of the historic Cobb and a visit to the Marine Aquarium. Recommended by Rob James, Sutton, Surrey “It's excellent for kids with the interactive experiences such as hand feeding mullet, holding a starfish and getting up close with other creatures such as a giant lobster. Provides great photo opportunities.”
Electric Palace One of Weymouth's most popular family attractions. Rides, arcades, ten pin bowling and much more. ☎ 01308426336
Golden Cap FREE National Trust - Stunning coastline and England's only natural World Heritage Site.
Burton Bradstock FREE National Trust - Spectacular coastline with cliffs and miles of unspoilt beaches.
Museums Dinosaurland Fossil Museum Dinosaurland Fossil Museum is a private museum which is owned and run by Palaeontologist Steve Davies and his wife Jenny. ☎ 01297443541 Recommended by Juliet Parish, Bournemouth
Lyme Regis Museum Lyme Regis Museum stands where Dorset meets Devon on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. ☎ 01297443370
Bridport Museum Trust FREE The Museum tells the story of the town's history from its origins to the present day with notable displays of artefacts. ☎ 01308458703
Parks Langmoor And Lister Gardens FREE Comprising the Langmoor and Lister Gardens, Lyme's fabulous seafront gardens were created as part of major stabilisation works.
Allington Hill & Cooper's Wood FREE Rising above Allington on the western edge of Bridport, Allington Hill is prominent in the landscape.
Beningfield Wood FREE Beningfield Wood is a long narrow woodland on a steep south and west facing valley side, giving views over open country.
Golf Lyme Regis Golf Club Recognised as one of the finest golf courses in the South West, the course occupies a cliff top site with coastal views towards Portland Bill and overlooks the historic town and World Heritage Site of Lyme Regis.
Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club Whilst the Club is the oldest in Dorset being founded in 1891, its modern facilities and contemporary attitude make it very much part of the 21st Century.
Water sports South West Boat Charters Power Boat trips with a difference. Experience the thrill of a power boat trip along the Jurassic Coast in West Dorset.
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