Enjoying Lyme Regis

Our residents regularly enjoy visiting the town and beaches, to take in the breathtaking scenery

Lyme Regis dates back to the 14th century and is host to an abundance of quaint shops, art galleries and restaurants.

This historic town is built around the River Lyme and boasts a beautifully restored watermill, magnificent naval architecture, with connections to many famous artists, composers, film directors and authors.

Our residents regularly enjoy visiting the town and beaches, to take in the breathtaking scenery and stroll through the many shops it has to offer. Lyme Regis holds an enduring mystique and there is an aura of yesteryear around every street corner.

Provided below are some links to local attractions, so you can discover what Lyme Regis has to offer.

Dinosaurland Fossil Museum

“The museum contains a spectacular collection of the local Jurassic marine fossils. The collection grows each year and is now probably the best fossil collection on public display in SW England.”

The Town Mill

“Nestling around a cobbled courtyard, the restored mill buildings house an ancient working flour mill and a modern hydro-electric system, as well as two art galleries, a pottery, a fashion studio and workshop, a picture framer, a tea and dining room, a cheesemonger, a micro brewery, a gift shop and the Miller's garden.”

Marine Aquarium

“One of the most fascinating visitor attractions in West Dorset... Discover close up the local fish and marine life of the Jurassic coast and learn about Lyme's maritime history.”

The Donkey Sanctuary

“Visitors are free to spend as much time as they wish meeting the donkeys in the Main Yard where they wander at will. Please do stop by and spend some time with them as they adore fuss and attention in their old age.”

Axe Valley Bird and Animal Park

“The park is a great family outing where you can walk around and see a variety of birds and animals. Animals you will meet include, a Racoon, Wallabies, Kune Kune pig, Meercats, Porcupines and many more.”

Seaton Tramway

“Visit any time of the year - we have a tram for all seasons!...Seaton Tramway operates narrow gauge heritage trams between Seaton, Colyford and Colyton in East Devon's glorious Axe Valley, travelling alongside the River Axe estuary through two nature reserves and giving an unrivalled view of the abundant wading bird life.”

Pecorama: Gardens, games and trains

“Pecorama, set on the hillside above the picturesque fishing village of Beer is home to the world's foremost manufacturer of model railway track. On entering the famous Model Railway Exhibition, visitors will be greeted with a display of superbly crafted model railway layouts in all the many scales and gauges produced by the company.”

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