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Lyme Regis - Monmouth Beach Beach

Lyme Regis, Dorset

A very long sand and pebble beach with more rocks towards the west. Very popular with fossil hunters though beware of unstable cliffs.

Beach Type


Nature and Wildlife

There are walks from Undercliff to Seaton and via the beach to Charmouth. A coastal path guides visitors along the famous fossil-bearing cliffs. There are also many inland walks. The area forms part of the West Dorset Heritage Coast. and rangers provide a

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre Church Street DT7 3BS Tel: 01297 442138 Fax: 01297 444668 Email: [email protected] Web:


Nearest town: Lyme Regis
County: Dorset
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7188, -2.93928
Postcode: DT7 3LE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Lyme Regis, Dorset at Explore Britain.


Accessed by foot from the car park at the Cobb. signposted from the centre of Lyme Regis.

Public Transport

The nearest train station is Axminster. There are buses available to the town centre.

Nearest Railway Stations

Axminster (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is parking for 500 cars. including disabled spaces. There is a charge for using the car park.

Nearby Car Parks

Cabanya, Lyme Regis (Short stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Monmouth Beach, Lyme Regis (Short stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Holmbush, Lyme Regis (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Broad Street West, Lyme Regis (Short stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Cobb Gate, Lyme Regis (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Broad Street, Lyme Regis (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Pitthouse, Lyme Regis (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Woodmead, Lyme Regis (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Charmouth Road, Lyme Regis (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Lyme Regis