Lyme Regis Beach
Lyme Regis Beach, also known as The Cobb, is a historic and picturesque location famous for its role in literature and film, as well as its geological significance. This charming beach is part of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, renowned for its fossils and breathtaking scenery. Ideal for families, fossil hunters, and beach lovers, Lyme Regis offers sandy and pebble areas, clear waters for swimming, and various amenities nearby. The iconic Cobb harbor provides a stunning backdrop and is a great spot for walks, offering panoramic views of the bay and town.


Lyme Regis,
DT7 3JJ,
South East


Our Day at Lyme Regis Beach

Hunting for Sea Glass

While I have not personally visited this particular beach, the information provided on this site is a compilation of contributions and experiences from a community of individuals who have. Their insights offer a broad view of what to expect and how to maximize your sea glass hunting adventure there. If you have had the opportunity to explore this location and gather sea glass, your input would be highly valued. By sharing your experience, tips, or any unique finds in the comment section below, you can help enrich this resource for future visitors and fellow enthusiasts. Your knowledge and perspective are what make this community informative and engaging, so please don’t hesitate to contribute.

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Several pay-and-display car parks are located near the beach and town center. Holmbush car park is one of the largest and provides easy access to the beach. It's advisable to arrive early during summer or on sunny weekends to secure a parking space.


From Exeter, take the A30 to Honiton, then switch to the A35 toward Lyme Regis. Follow the signs to Lyme Regis town center or beach. Public parking is available close to the seafront. The approach roads are well signposted but can be narrow and busy, especially during peak tourist season.


Public toilets are available near the beach and along the seafront promenade.


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