“HEART OF THE JURASSIC COAST”
Lyme Regis and the six mile stretch of coast line either side of the town are world famous for fossils and the discoveries made by Mary Anning. It was recently awarded World heritage Coast status. It has proved a popular attraction and many find ammonites and belemnites when searching for fossils. Lyme Regis is a quaint, historic town and unspoiled seaside resort, surrounded by beautiful coast lines and countryside. It boasts a stretch of sandy beach and also a pebble beach. Lyme Regis is a famous film location with the Cobb Harbour featuring in Jane Austin’s novel Persuasion and in the film and novel The French Lieutenant’s Woman, by famous local author John Fowles. The film stared Meryl Streep and won world wide acclaim. Today it is a busy harbour offering regular boat trips for fishing or pleasure.
Lyme Regis is a full of activity and holds year-round events such as the famous Guitars on the Beach, Lifeboat Week and Lyme Regis Fossil Festival.
There are many beautiful places to visit nearby including, West Bay, Charmouth, Beer, Branscombe, Sidmouth and there are also many great attractions to visit – see the links below.
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