“Friendly place to stay and enjoy the Dorset coast” - AA Inspector
LYME REGIS, DORSET
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
Just a stroll from the town centre and the famous Cobb, this thatched property provides an excellent base for exploring the fascinating delights of Lyme Regis. Dating back to 1790, there is character and charm in abundance, with facilities including a bar and lounge. Breakfast is a treat, the ideal start to a day of exploration. Bedrooms are traditionally styled and have modern bathrooms.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 14
- Family bedrooms: 1
- Bedrooms ground: 4
- Children welcome
- Private fishing
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Open all year
- Afternoon Tea
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About the area
Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.
Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing.
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