Marching band in Lyme Regis
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Things to see and do in Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis town and surrounding area have many attractions and host a range of family-centred events, including a Jazz Festival, a Fossil Festival, Lifeboat Week and a Regatta and Carnival Week.

For visitors who have had enough of the hurly-burly, and need to escape, there are many delightful places to stay to suit all budgets. You will be able to enjoy walks in the surrounding countryside and there are many opportunities to go out on a boat to view the glorious coastline from the sea or to fish in the clear waters of Lyme Bay.

For the young, there is a new play park and a new skatepark to explore. The inclusive play park at Anning Road playing field, just off Charmouth Road, has a jurassic and maritime theme, with a pirate ship at its heart. The skatepark in Charmouth Road car park is a great facility for skateboarders, BMXers and skaters of all ages and abilities

Whether you are into sunbathing, walking, fossils or even jazz – Lyme Regis Rocks!

If you want to explore further afield along the Jurassic Coast, the iCoast website can tell you everything you neef to plan recreational, adventure or watersports activities along the coast.

Discover Maritime Lyme Regis

The sea is the focus of a wide range of sporting activities. Swimming and bathing are top of the list, thanks to an award-winning environmental protection scheme ensuring the waters around the town are clean and safe – a fact that also shouldn’t be lost on windsurfers, water-skiers or sailors. Check out the Sailing Club and Power Boat Club for information about becoming a temporary holiday member.

Angling is another popular option, especially down by the Cobb where you'll see a bevy of posters advertising deep-sea trips for catching cod, conger, skate, etc. Alternatively, a quiet trip around the bay might suit you better; in which case catching mackerel is a more likely outcome. Beach casting and pier fishing are also popular.