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Lyme Regis is a town found in West Dorset and is about 25 miles west of Dorchester and just east of Exeter. It is sometimes called the ‘Pearl of Dorset and lies on the Lyme Bay of the English Channel coast. It is famous for its fossil cliffs and beaches that are on the Jurassic Coast, which is a World Heritage Site. The harbour wall, known as The Cobb, has features in many books and films over the years including Jane Austen’s Persuasion and The French Lieutenant’s Woman. The Cobb is also a world-famous fishing port which is surrounded by beautiful coastlines and countryside.

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Things to do in Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis is filled with attractions and things to do. With miles of beautiful coastline to be explored, there are plenty of beach days to be had, with picnics and fossil finding. Water sports around the area is also bustling, from windsurfing to Paddle boarding. There are even spots for crabbing.

For rainy days or for those who prefer to be inside, The Marine Theatre offers shows for all ages. Regent Cinema is also a great place to visit to watch both blockbusters but also independent movies too, which are hosted by the Lyme Regis Film Society.

Each year Lyme Regis hosts a whole range of events and festivals. The year starts off with the annual Lyme Lunch, in which crowds run in the winter waters of the bay. In April there is the Fossil Festival which showcases the Jurassic coasts most important and famous finds. In May there is a Jazz and Blues festival where skilled musicians come to play. In the Summer there is a carnival which is great for all ages. Each year the town hosts a Yuletide Lyme which is a programme of seasonal events that happen throughout December.

Schools and Education in Lyme Regis

There are plenty of fantastic schools available in Lyme Regis. For secondary schools, the Woodroffe School has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Other secondary schools in the area include Colyton Grammar School, the King’s School, and the Sir John Colfox Academy. For Primary schools there is Mrs Ethelston’s CofE Primary Academy which has been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. Other primary schools in the area are Marshwood CofE Primary Academy, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School and Salway Ash Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School.

For further education, Exeter University is less than an hour drive away. Bristol University is an hour and a half north in the same direction as Bath University which takes slightly longer by car.

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Local Areas Nearby:

  • Charmouth
  • Uplyme
  • Rousdon
  • Combpyne
  • Axmouth
  • Axminster

Cost of living in Lyme Regis

There are plenty of different properties available in Lyme Regis. The overall average property price in the last year is £436,648. Most of the sales during this time were for detached properties that sold for an average price of £585,878. Flats in the area sold for an average of £241,572, whereas terraced properties fetched around £299,700. The overall sell prices in the area were up by 10% compared to the previous year.