Shopping in Lyme Regis
Lyme Regis has a wealth of independent shops selling unusual gifts, clothes, books, fossils and antiques, as well as a range of fantastic locally produced food.
You can buy freshly baked pies and pasties; freshly made sandwiches and baguettes; cakes, pastries and fudge; locally grown, organic, whole food; specialist imported foods; and organic fruit and vegetables.
There are gift shops selling souvenirs of Lyme, as well as teddy bears and sweets. Shops specialising in rocks and fossils as well as jewellery can also be found. Lyme has a number of art galleries throughout the town and shops specialising in antiques and collectables.
There are a wealth of clothes shops for children and adults, selling sportswear and surfing gear; outdoor gear; shoes and trainers; hats; bespoke designer dresses and vintage clothing.
The town also has a selection of national chains (Boots, Co-op & Tesco's), three banks and a Post Office. In addition, it has a wide range of local chains and individual local shops.
Shopping is not limited to Broad Street, the main street that runs up through the town. Other shops can be found further up on Silver Street, in Drake’s Way (off Broad Street) and along Church Street and Coombe Street, a narrow road that runs through the centre of the old town. Cobb hamlet also has its own selection of shops running along the Marine Parade through to Cobb Square.