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Old Lyme Guest House


29 Coombe Street

Contact Details

Tel: 01297 442929


Lyme's famous 19th century fossil hunter, Mary Anning stayed with us recently. No! Not a ghost, but actress Miriam Cooper, who plays the part of Mary Anning for London's Natural History Museum.

Historic 17th century blue lias stone building refurbished to a very high standard. Comfortable centrally heated bedrooms all with remote control TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Ensuite bathrooms with power showers and hairdryers.

In our attractive dining room we serve delicious breakfasts both traditional and vegetarian, using only fresh local produce and free range eggs. Relax in our comfortable antique furnished guest lounge.

We are ideally situated in a quiet street in the heart of the picturesque old town, only 3 minutes level walk to the sea and shops. Lyme Regis offers fine restaurants and cafes for lunch and dinner, all within easy walk of our guest house.

For our guests, we offer free parking in the nearby Woodmead car park (opposite police station). Simply collect your parking permit from us on arrival. Axminster railway station is 5 miles away with frequent buses and taxis to Lyme Regis.

English Tourist Council Gold Award for the high standard of accommodation, ambience and hospitality.

- For the comfort of our guests we have a no smoking policy

- 3 minute level walk to sea and shops. Free parking nearby

- Bed & Breakfast £30-32 per person per night

- 3 night bargain breaks available, see our website for more details.

- Now open all year. For further information visit:


By Road:
From A35
Off the A35 to Lyme Regis. At traffic lights in main street, turn into Coombe Street.

By Public Transport:
From Axminster - 5 miles
Number 31 bus every hour from outside station to Lyme Regis.

£90.00 to £150.00 per room per night

  • Building of historical interest
  • On street/public parking
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Single sex groups welcomed
  • Central heating
  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Ironing facilities
  • Lounge for residents' use
  • Totally non-smoking