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Properties showing a star rating have been inspected and all conform to AA or Visit England standards. There are many four and five star-rated destinations in Lyme Regis and the wider area, and an extensive list of them - which includes contact details and prices - can be found on this website.

Properties showing Dorset Approved Visitor Accommodation meet the standards set by that scheme. This scheme ensures the property has met all legal requirements regarding health and safety and that good customer practices are being implemented. This scheme is accredited by VisitEngland using criteria implemented nationally.

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The prices and descriptions shown are based on information supplied by the individual accommodation provider. The pricing basis (for example per person per night, per room per night including breakfast, per unit, per week) is indicated for each establishment. It is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment. Accommodation providers can be contacted directly using the details on the listings, or contact Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre on 01297 442138.

If you choose to book Lyme Regis accommodation at the last minute, the tourist information centre can offer a free booking service for personal callers on arrival.

Given the popularity of the town with tourists all-year-round, you may be surprised to learn how little staying here can cost. With easy access to the sea, a charming town centre and tranquil rolling countryside nearby, you could be forgiven for thinking that bedroom tariffs would typically be high. This is not the case, however, with prices kept low at even the most attractive and sought-after locations.

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Wedding Ceremony Venue:The Guildhalladd to shortlist

Wedding Ceremony Venue

The Guildhall

The Guildhall


Guildhall Cottage,
Church Street,
Lyme Regis,


The main body of the building, including the Mayor’s Parlour, was built in 1887 on the site of the town’s lock-up.

With stunning views across the sea towards Charmouth and West Bay merely a few feet outside the Guildhall, some may argue it to be the perfect backdrop for any wedding photography. We hope that you choose to share your special day with us and we look forward to welcoming you to Lyme Regis. Please note that hire of the Guildhall is separate from any legal arrangements or charges made by the Registrars.

How to book your civil marriage or partnership ceremony

Please ensure that the registrars from Dorset County Council are available for your chosen date.
Please complete the Guildhall booking form and return to us with a deposit of 10% of the cost of hiring the Guildhall. Once we have received your form, we will confirm your booking and an invoice for the final amount will be forwarded to you one month before your ceremony.

Your civil marriage or partnership is a very important day and we would like to help in any way we can to make the day special and to run smoothly. Please let us know if there is anything that we can do.

The Guildhall
•Maximum number of guests: 50
•Lift to main chamber available
•Car parking spaces for two wedding cars
•Flash photography is allowed
•Confetti is allowed outside of the building

Music and readings

You are welcome to add music or readings to your ceremony. Both must be of a nonreligious nature and approved before the ceremony day. Readings are arranged with the registrars and music with Lyme Regis Town Council. Recorded music must be on CD and sent to us at least one week before the ceremony so that we can check it with our sound system.


The full hire fee will be payable unless the office is notified at least 48 hours before the date of the ceremony.

If you have any questions regarding the Guildhall, please do not hesitate to telephone us on (01297) 445175 or email enquiries@lymeregistowncouncil.gov.uk


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Map reference: ND 342215  Lat: 50.72529 Long: -2.93222