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There are many things to do in Lyme Regis apart from just enjoying the wonderful beaches and coastline.

The Cobb picture The Cobb and Lyme Regis harbour The Cobb an old stone pier forming an extensive harbour and believed to date from the time of Edward I. The origin of the name is unknown, but there are records of an ancient feast called the “Cobb Ale Feast”. With a length of 870 feet the curve of the Cobb forms a fine promenade though its upper surface slopes to the sea at an appreciable angle. Its high wall makes it a double promenade and walkers have a choice of shelter or a glorious blow. The eastern section ends with the Victoria Pier, so-called after the Princess Victoria landed here with her mother in 1833. Picturesque buildings on the Cobb include ex headquarters of sailing and powerboat clubs while another houses a Marine Aquarium (open daily). Lyme was busy in former days both with local fishing and trading with distant ports. The Cobb
1465577740_MainImage_browncrab Marine Aquarium Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium is a traditional family run attraction which prides itself on offering visitors a fun and interactive insight into the sea creatures which inhabit our local waters. Situated at the end of the Cobb, Lyme's iconic harbour wall, our mission is to spark your imagination, arouse curiosity and give you an appreciation of the the amazing marine life which can be found along the Jurassic coast. The aquarium is brimming with local sea creatures, interesting presentations and historical exhibits, making it one of the most fascinating and enjoyable visitor attractions in West Dorset. Marine Aquarium
dinosaurland-fossil-museum-information Dinosaurland Fossil Mueseum Dinosaurland Fossil Museum is a private museum which is owned and run by Palaeontologist Steve Davies and his wife Jenny. The museum contains a spectacular collection of the local Jurassic marine fossils. The collection grows each year and is now probably the best fossil collection on public display in SW England. It is a traditional museum using the beauty and majesty of more than 16,000 specimens to show people just how exciting and wonderful the world of fossils and dinosaurs really is. Dinosaurland
Ammonite-flower-display Langmoor and Lister Gardens The Langmoor and Lister Gardens were created as part of major stabilisation works completed in 2007. The gardens are a quiet and tranquil space, with plenty of winding paths to wander along, and grassed areas and benches to sit with a picnic and enjoy the spectacular views across Lyme Bay. The planting is designed to encourage wildlife. Low shrubs have been planted for cover, with grasses and seed-bearing plants for food. The Woodland Walk provides a shaded pathway through the tall trees and we have recently enhanced the walk with a new route through the woods. We have installed bird feeders, nest boxes, big hotels, bird tables and bat boxes to encourage more wildlife to the area, and information boards highlighting the flora and fauna in the area. Langmoor and Lister Gardens
Lyme regis museum Lyme Regis Museum Built on the site of Mary Anning’s home, Lyme Regis Museum stands in the heart of the town, just where the beautiful coastlines of Dorset and Devon meet on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. The sea views from the museum’s new Mary Anning Wing are stunning, and the extra space has provided all the facilities you’d expect in a modern museum including the purpose-built Fine Foundation Learning Centre – the perfect space for families and schools. Lyme Regis Museum
Town Mill Town Mill A working watermill and more in the heart of Town. Just minutes from the seafront and the high street. Town Mill
seaton tramway Seaton Tramway Seaton Tramway operates narrow gauge heritage trams between Seaton, Colyford and Colyton in East Devon’s glorious Axe Valley, travelling alongside the River Axe estuary through two nature reserves and giving an unrivalled view of the abundant wading bird life. The coastal resort of Seaton is now a gateway town to the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, whilst the historic town of Colyton is described as “Devon’s Most Rebellious Town” for its part in the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685. Explore this site for full details and then be sure to pay us a visit! Seaton Tramway
Harry May boat trips Harry May Fishing Trips Harry May’s name is synonymous with Lyme Regis mackerel fishing and Lyme Regis deep sea fishing trips. Marie F and Sunbeam — his two custom built fishing boats — regularly set out from the end of the harbour with up to ten passengers each in search of mackerel or more exotic fish. Harry promises a safe journey, hours of fun and the excitement of the catch. He will even gut or fillet your fish for you so it’s ready to cook. All the equipment is provided plus tuition if needed. Harry has always lived in Lyme Regis and his beautiful house overlooks the harbour from where he can keep a watchful eye on his two boats Harry May fishing trips
Lyme Regis Brewery Lyme Regis Brewery was founded in 2010 as The Town Mill Brewery. The group of gents who established the brewery here at The Town Mill wanted to create award-winning cask ales right here in Lyme Regis, and to demonstrate the craft of brewing to visitors of the Town Mill. Over the past decade, the brewery crafted a selection of fine ales which were available in cask and bottle throughout the region. The small brewery in the Malthouse at the Town Mill was moved to a larger production facility just outside of Lyme Regis to enable greater production. In late 2014 the brewery was rebranded as Lyme Regis Brewery in an effort to grow the business and make the brand more synonymous with the Jurassic Coast. Lyme Regis Brewery
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