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The Weather in Lyme Regis
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your holidays. July is the warmest month in Lyme Regis, with average daily maximum temperatures of 22°. January is the coolest month, with the average minimum temperature falling to 2°. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is March.
Lyme Regis holiday lettings: explore this historic seaside town
Lyme Regis is a charming seaside town situated in the coastal county of Dorset. It's known for its beautiful beaches, ancient coastline, and welcoming culture. Book a Lyme Regis holiday cottage for you and your family so you have a comfortable base from which to explore the area's stunning landscapes and fascinating history.
How to get to Lyme Regis
If you are driving, follow the A30 motorway to the A35 motorway, which will take you into Lyme Regis. The A35 will also be your main route to and from other locations and points of interest in the area during your stay in your Lyme Regis holiday letting.
Alternatively, you can take public transport from the nearest large town, Exeter. Take the number 48 bus or the London Waterloo train to Axminster, and then the X51 bus into Lyme Regis. You also have the option of taking a taxi or coach to your Lyme Regis holiday home.
Lyme Regis and its sights
This lovely seaside town has a range of wonderful sights in store for you. Experience this town’s history and the region’s ancient past by visiting the wonderful Lyme Regis Museum. Here you can learn about the history of the town and the Jurassic coastline, which is 185 million years old. If you love ancient fossils, you also have to visit the fantastic Dinosaurland Fossil Museum: an impressive collection of Jurassic artefacts located in the town centre.
You can also discover the region’s fantastic marine life by visiting the Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, a facility built directly on a dock by the ocean. Alternatively, explore the sea and its wildlife on your own by visiting Lyme Regis’ sandy beaches, which include the main beach and Monmouth beach, located near the town.
Whatever you decide to do in this lovely seaside town, renting a Lyme Regis holiday cottage for your family holiday will mean you have a comfortable place to call home after a day of swimming and building sandcastles.
What to eat in Lyme Regis
There's plenty of delicious food to sample in this seaside town. Experience traditional English fish & chips as it was meant to be eaten — fresh from the sea. Whether you're looking for a fancy evening out, or a local experience at one of the town’s many seafood restaurants, Lyme Regis has you covered. The town's steep and winding streets offer plenty of lovely restaurants and cafés with beautiful views.
And of course, booking your own self-catering Lyme Regis holiday cottage means you also have the option to pick up some fresh local ingredients and whip up a delicious meal at home.
Trips and excursions
There are a number of fantastic excursions on offer around the town of Lyme Regis. Rent a car makes it easy to get around the surrounding countryside, but most locations can still be reached by public transport.
Lyme Regis is the perfect place for nature lovers, with amazing spots like the Jurassic Coast located close to the town. Here, on this ancient and rugged coastline, you can enjoy some wonderful walks and scenic views. You could also arrange a daytime excursion to the nearest town of Axminster, explore another charming traditional town, and engage in a spot of shopping.
What to do in Lyme Regis
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium
The aquarium is located at the end of the Cobb, or harbour wall, and is a fantastic attraction for the whole family, with many local marine creatures on view.
This old stone harbour wall frames the town's harbour. It dates back to the time of Edward I, and has been featured in classic literature like Jane Austen's Persuasian and John Fowles' The French Lieutenant's Woman. Great for a stroll in the fresh sea air, it ends with the charming Victoria Pier.
Lyme Regis Philpot Museum
This fascinating museum houses collections of fossils from the Jurassic period, along with local maritime history and memorabilia.
This rock and pebble beach is located below the Ware Cliffs and runs from the Cobb in Lyme Regis all the way to Pinhay Bay.
The Town Mill
The Town Mill is a restored, working water mill on the River Lym. Visitors can watch the traditional process of grinding corn into wholemeal flour.
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