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Welcome to Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis boasts breathtaking scenery and a special mystique, making it a sparkling resort for all seasons. Its historic Cobb and harbour are iconic features, set against moody blue cliffs yielding fossilised evidence of life on earth millions of years ago.

An ancient town featured in the Domesday Book, Lyme Regis is home to a number of historical landmarks and educational attractions. The picturesque and tranquil Lyme Regis is a great place to discover a lot you didn’t know about the UK's heritage.

Whatever your age and whatever the time of year, you can be sure to find something to delight and entertain you. Lyme Regis has it all - the perfect family resort, the home of palaeontology, a world-class creative and cultural community, a bustling harbour, gastronomic delights, an array of shops, a calendar full of events, and plenty for the active.

So, why not look up Lyme Regis accommodation today and book a stay in one of the South West's most desirable holiday destinations?

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
28-30 April

Storytelling at Lyme Regis Fossil Festival


Lyme Regis Fossil Festival takes place this Bank holiday weekend!

Enjoy walks, talks, theatre, music, comedy, exhibits and lots of hands-on science for all ages. There will be a small festival market at the Marine Theatre, selling earth science and Jurassic Coast Trust related items.

Meet scientists from the Natural History Museum, British Antarctic Survey, Palaeontological Association, Natural England, Jurassic Coast Trust, Dorset Geologists, Geological Society, Lyme Regis Museum, Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre, National Trust, Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Oceanography Centre, Dinosaur Isle and many more.

Entry to all exhibition venues is free, and there is a small charge for walks and talks. There will be lots of street performance, as well as theatre at the Hub.

Visit www.fossilfestival.co.uk for more information, including programme information and to download a brochure.