The picturesque seaside town of Lyme Regis, characterised by its breath-taking views and hundreds of years worth of character, is the ideal place to take all the family on holiday.
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The harbour, known as the Cobb, is one of the town's most significant landmarks. Built in the thirteenth-century the Cobb was the landing place of the Duke of Monmouth during the Monmouth Rebellion in 1685.
Lyme Regis has featured in a number of literary works, including Jane Austen's 'Persuasion' and 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' by local author John Fowles. Both novels have been adapted on location for film and television.
The cliffs around Lyme Regis house fossils dating back to the Jurassic period. Local scientist and fossil hunter Mary Anning found the world's first ichthyosaur here in the 19th century.
Lyme Regis offers many family-friendly activities and the opportunity for some retail therapy in the town's unique shops. Be tempted by a Dorset cream tea or delicious slice of homemade cake in one of the town's cafes and tearooms.
Call into the Tourist Information Centre and pick up a town leaflet for more ideas of things to do in Lyme Regis. If you're driving to Lyme Regis, check our Parking in Lyme Regis or Coach Parking pages for information or download a map of Lyme Regis.