Lyme Regis is a lovely coastal town in one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK, Dorset, in the South West of England. Lyme Regis' coast is known as The Jurassic Coast and is a World Heritage Site. The history of this town is nothing short of astonishing. Dinosaurland Fossil Museum, going some way to explain how the coast gained its nickname, is a must for lovers of dinosaurs and archeology of all ages.
Lyme Regis holiday homes – iconic landmarks, historic coasts and rich culture
There are simply too many reasons to visit this town to mention. The beach and stunning coastline is reason enough to visit this town, for everyone who appreciates natural beauty and a relaxing time at the beach. Lyme Regis holiday cottages are the best way to experience this amazing coastal area of stunning natural beauty. Town Mill is a water mill dating back to 1340 which has been restored and is still used today, producing flour. The Cobb, the town's most iconic image, is a coastal wall which also dates back to the 13th century. Book a Lyme Regis holiday cottage in August, and take part in the annual Lyme Regis Carnival and Regatta, which promises to be a fun week.
Look for Lyme Regis holiday rentals and discover the town that inspired some extraordinary and great minds, including the likes of Jane Austen, who references The Cobb in Persuasion, as well as J.R.R Tolkien, who regularly holidayed in the town. There is simply so much to see in this county, which several lovely towns and villages on the coast as well as inland. If you're looking to head inland and appreciate the countryside the county has to offer. For a real hidden gem, and the rural experience, check out Yellowham Wood. Whatever you do while staying in or near Lyme Regis in Dorset, you're guaranteed to have an amazing time!