Swimming and bathing are top of the list, thanks to an award-winning environmental protection scheme ensuring the waters around the town are clean and safe – a fact that also shouldn’t be lost on windsurfers, water-skiers or sailors.
Walkers will love to explore the National Nature Reserve at the Undercliff. This seven mile long undeveloped woodland is part of the South West Coastal Path and stretches west towards Axmouth and Seaton.
Going east from Lyme, walkers can follow the same path or take the costal footpath, part of the 650 mile South West Coastal Path, towards Charmouth and to Golden Cap. At 629ft, this is the highest point on the south coast. Other dry land activities abound: golfing, bowling, pony trekking and biking are just a few of the options available.
Hix Oyster & Fish House, Cobb Road, Lyme Regis, Dorset — this must be the most romantic address and breathtaking location of any restaurant in Dorset, or indeed, the whole of England.
Lyme Regis is an ideal place to walk and explore the local shops, art galleries, newly replanted gardens with myriad places to stop to eat and drink. Lyme Regis is very special in that it is probably the smallest town in the country to boast its own cinema, theatre, and museum.
Explore the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, stretching 95 miles from Swanage in the East to Exmouth in the West. It tells the story of 185 million years of the Earth’s history. Take a fossil hunting walk and discover the fossilised remains of giant ichthyosaur, plesiosaur, belemnites and ammonites that can be found on the beach.
A visit to Lyme Regis is a must; take a stroll to the end of the historic Cobb and a visit to the Marine Aquarium, one of the most fascinating visitor attractions in West Dorset. Discover close up the local fish and marine life of the Jurassic coast and learn about Lyme’s maritime history.
About 15 minutes drive away is River Cottage HQ, home to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and his team, cookery courses and other events, and the River Cottage Canteen in Axminster, where you can sample some of Hugh’s menus.
Indulge in some beauty and health pampering. Our expert beauty therapists offer a full range of treatments. Get all the luxury of a visit to a five star spa in the comfort of your own seaside hideaway.
Spend the evening sipping the finest wines from around the world with a wine tasting party from Thirty Fifty Wine. Teem your delicious evening meal with the wine that best complements the dish and learn all about the aromas and flavours hidden within.
Our fantastic chefs come highly recommended. Available for special meals or for your whole stay. Or order some wonderful drop off meals ready to pop in the oven. Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll sort it out.
Don’t lift a finger on your girls weekend, leave to the cheeky Butlers in the Buff! Getting your drinks served to you all day long, and enjoy the view as they stroll away.
Make the most of your hen weekend with a photography session at Springfield House, arrange for a fantastic photographer to come and take photos of all the girls having the time of their lives. And make it really fun with Pin Up Modelling Classes.