How to get here

Situated on the famous Jurassic coast in Dorset, Lyme Regis is an historic unspoiled seaside resort and fishing port sheltered by the world famous Cobb and its harbour. Surrounded by beautiful coastlines and countryside, the area has now been awarded World Heritage Site Status and is famous for its geology and fossil finds. Lyme Regis is easily accessible by road and rail. Plan your journey


Routes from the north: M5, A37, A3066, A30, A358, A35, & B3165
Routes from the east: A30, A354, A338, A303, A31 & A35
Routes from the west: A30, A35, & A3052


Main services from Waterloo to Exeter stop at Axminster for Lyme Regis, with bus links from Axminster station. 


Firstgroup: X53 runs from Weymouth to Lyme Regis and the X51 from Dorchester to Lyme Regis.

Stagecoach: 9A runs between Lyme Regis and Exeter


We advise that you arrive in Lyme Regis in good time in order to find parking over this busy weekend.  There will be an additional car park available at St Andrew’s Meadow field, off Haye Lane. This will cost £5 for the day with proceeds going to good causes – open from 10am. For other parking options see Parking Information PDF for details and locations of town car parks.

Park & Ride

There will Park & Ride facilities available over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend on Charmouth Road for travellers entering the town from the east – last buses from town on Saturday and Sunday to be confirmed. There will be additional parking at St Andrew’s Meadow field , off Haye Lane – please see above.

Finding Accommodation

Lyme Regis and the immediate surrounding area offer a wide range of accommodation.

Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, you’ll find the perfect place to stay whatever your budget. Stay in a cottage or country house, caravan or hostel, or anything in between! A number of holiday letting agencies offer a wide range of accommodation in and around the town.

However, given its many charms Lyme Regis does get busy and especially over Bank Holidays so we’d advise you book your accommodation early to avoid disappointment.

Find your accommodation via the following links:

Lyme Bay Holidays

Or if you prefer, contact Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre, Tel: 01297 442138. They are very helpful in finding the full range of accommodation on offer in and around Lyme.


Read the ‘Accessibility in and around Lyme Regis‘ guide here.

If you need assistance with reserving a seat at Marine Theatre, please email us at moc.l1568779984iamg@1568779984zzaje1568779984myl1568779984.

There are disabled toilet facilities along the seafront on Marine Parade and by Monmouth Beach car-park.

The seafront promenade has been extended with the building of the East Cliff Walk and is suitable for wheelchairs. Other walks are also indicated at

Medical Services and First Aid

There is a Boots pharmacy in Broad Street (01297 442026) and a minor injuries walk in centre at Lyme Regis Medical Centre (8am-1pm – 01297 445777) on Uplyme Road leading out of the town.