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Where to Find Just About Everything in Lyme Regis
We are fortunate to have a such great range of Entertainment, Restaurants, Shops and Businesses in Lyme Regis that it is possible to buy most things in town. Help it stay that way, be green and use them.
 

The Marine Theatre

Offers a wide and varied programme of events including: live music, local and professional drama and musical productions, community events and fairs during the day. A traditional seaside theatre overlooking the sea and Gun Cliff walk, with dramatic coastal views from the auditorium and licensed bar.  The Marine Theatre is a fully licensed, multi-purpose venue allowing for seated shows, dancing, and cabaret.

How to Book: In person:  In advance; at Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre, just in front of the theatre. On the night; at the theatre itself up to 30 minutes before the start of the event. By telephone:  Call Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre 01297 442138  Online:  At

 www.wegottickets.com

Concessions: Under 16s, Over 60s, Full-time students, Registered Disabled, Housing Benefit Recipients, Job Seekers Allowance Recipients, Income Support Recipients, Equity Members.

 

The Regent Cinema

The Regent was opened in 1937 by a local cinema operator, Mr Donald Hardy. It was designed by Bristol based architect W. H. Watkins who was responsible for a large number of cinemas in the Bristol and South West areas.  It is designed in late Art Deco "streamlined" style. Originally it had a "Hollophane" lighting system: motorised dimmers slowly changed and mixed red, blue and green lights, concealed in troughs, to bathe the auditorium and elaborate wave-like proscenium surround in coloured light.   Other than thorough refurbishment there have been very few (and no structural) alterations. On the basis that it is a very fine example of a small seaside-town Art Deco cinema which has survived intact it has been listed Grade 2. It is fitted with "Ultra" surround sound.
See each month for programme of films.

 To book  in advance:

In Person. At the box office during opening hours, no booking fee and available to those wishing to use promotional vouchers.
By Phone. To  book using our 24 hour automated system.
Online
http://lymeregis.scottcinemas.co.uk/

Orange Wednesdays accepted

 

Lyme Regis Museum

Lyme Regis Museum stands in the heart of the town, just where the beautiful coastlines of Dorset and Devon meet on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Built on the site of the home of Lyme’s renowned fossilist Mary Anning, the museum is one of the architectural gems of the town and is packed with fascinating displays.  Find out about Lyme’s early and maritime history, its internationally important geology, its fossils and the many significant writers connected with the town, from Jane Austen to John Fowles.  Bridge Street

Mary Anning (1799–1847).
Mary Anning was a self-educated, working class woman from Lyme Regis and the greatest fossil hunter ever known.
With her brother she found the first complete Ichthyosaur in 1810-1811 and over the years further sensational finds were made.  Each autumn the Museum has a celebration of Mary Anning.

 

Lyme Regis Town Mill

Nestling around a cobbled courtyard, the restored mill buildings house an ancient working flour mill and a modern hydro-electric system, as well as two art galleries, a pottery, a fashion studio and workshop, a picture framer, a tea and dining room, a cheesemonger, a micro brewery, a gift shop and the Miller's garden.This ancient watermill, dating from 1340, was rescued from dereliction by local volunteers, through a ten-year restoration project completed in 2001. Today, the Town Mill remains in full working order and its day to day operations continue to be run by volunteers. Coombe Street also footpath - with steps - from Broad Street Car Park. 01297 443579 info@townmill.org.uk
 

 

 
 
 
 


View From Lyme Regis

Free weekly community newspaper:
Find out what's been happening in our Community.  Principal towns covered: Lyme Regis,  Bridport, Beaminster, Dorchester, Weymouth,

Daily Papers

The Slipway beach shop & newsagent  DT7 3JJ    01297 442552
 

Staples Stores, Staples Terrace, Kingsway

 


Places of Worship

Baptist Church Broad Street:  Sunday Services 10.30am and 6.30pm  Tel 01297 442794

Bethany Chapel  Coombe Street:  Sunday 11:00am Breaking of Bread A Letter of commendation would be appreciated. 4:00pm Gospel Service  including favourite hymns and messages for children Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer/Bible Study

St Michael the Archangel Church Street.  Sunday Services:  8am Eucharist;  10am Sung Eucharist followed by coffee in the Church Hall, Midweek Service: Eucharist 10am Wednesdays.

St Michael and St George  Father Michael Koppel: Times of Mass:  Lyme Regis 11.00 on Sundays.  Seaton 5.30 pm on Saturdays;  Axminster 9am on Sundays
Times on Holidays of Obligation: Lyme Regis 7pm on the eve (vigil) of the feast; Axminster 10am at St Mary's RC School, Axminster;  Seaton 5.30 pm on the Holy Day. Silver Street, Lyme Regis. 

St Peter and St Paul Pound Road, Uplyme 10am  Sunday gathering for all ages. Children welcome 6pm A more traditional Sunday gathering.

 
Lyme Regis Town Band
The Lyme Regis Town Band has established itself as an integral part of the town’s social life and plays regularly on the seafront throughout the summer. It was reformed in 1981 after a lapse of thirty years.

The main work of the band is in the summer months, when the musicians play several times a week to entertain the tourists and locals alike at various locations in the area The most popular of these is the Marine Parade where, on Tuesday evenings from July to September, the Band presents a series of Concerts. On a fine summer’s evening these often attract several hundred people. The Band is an integral part of the community and is pleased to support other local organisations such as the Regatta and Carnival Committee, the RNLI, the British Legion, the Rotary Club of Lyme Regis and local schools. 
 
 

Relax, unwind, enjoy

Lyme Bay Holidays is an independent, family run agency offering over 200 high quality properties along the stunning coastline between East Devon and West Dorset.
 All properties are independently inspected by VisitBritain with a minimum 3 star grading. Our properties can accommodate anything from couples looking for a quiet weekend hideaway to families seeking a traditional seaside holiday home.

Using our informative website with up to date availability and you can book on-line. You can also talk to our friendly and helpful booking staff who will offer you the best advice in order that you find the holiday property which is right for you.

Some examples of the beautiful properties on offer include:
Rousdon, a beautiful and historic estate set on the rugged Jurassic coastline consisting of 350 acres of pastures and woodlands with direct access to a private beach. We have various properties available sleeping from 2 – 8.

Lower Seaview Terrace, Beer – an attractive stone built cottage in the heart of the pretty East Devon fishing village of Beer

The Old House, Axminster – a beautifully presented period property providing very high quality, 5 Star, accommodation for larger groups or two families holidaying together.
More info: Lyme Bay Holidays

Call us today  01297 443363 email@lymebayholidays.co.uk

 

Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre

Simple and secure online booking service to check availability and book accommodation in Lyme Regis.  Lyme Regis TIC sells tickets for many different venues and local events. Lyme Regis TIC are also Box Office for the Marine Theatre. More information  please click here.  Purchase tickets for local transport:  National Express Coaches;  First Buses;  Bluebird Coaches;  Condor Ferries. 

Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre,  Church Street,  Lyme Regis DT7 3BS.  Tel: 01297 442138
email:
lymeregis.tic@westdorset-dc.gov.uk

Opening hours: April - October, Monday - Saturday 1000-1700, Sunday 1000 - 1600.  November - March, Monday - Saturday 1000 - 1500

 

Lyme Regis Town Council

Keep up to date with the issues facing the town and it's Council, information to help you to play your part in the democratic process and give information about the facilities and services provided by Lyme Regis Town Council.
 

Amusements & Sport

 The Amusement Arcade, Marine Parade

Mini Golf, Lister Gardens


for all your fishing needs.  Marine Parade,

Lyme Bay Surf, Broad Street

 

Lyme Regis Aquarium : The Cobb

Lyme Regis Golf Club, Timber Hill
 

Lyme Regis Bowls Club, Monmouth Beach


Pitch and Putt, Strawberry Fields, Charmouth Road

 

Putting Green, Lister Gardens

 

Table Tennis, Lister Gardens
 
Charmouth

Uplyme - All you need to know

 


Shopping, Wining and Dining


Out and About


Restaurants & Cafes

The Alexandra Hotel & Restaurant, Pound Street
 

Amid Giants & Idols, Silver Street


Antonio’s Trattoria, Italian family run restaurant,  7 Church Street

 

Aroma,  Bridge Street
 

www.bythebay.co.uk  sea views, Marine Parade

 

The Beach House Cafe: Cart Road
 

Bell Cliff Restaurant & Tea Rooms,  5/6 Broad Street
 

Tierra Kitchen, 'Vibrant, unique vegetarian dishes with a twist'.  1a Coombe Street 445189

 

Cottage Bakery & Coffee shop, Broad Street (twixt Tesco & Boots)

The Fudge and Coffee House, 9 Broad Street


The Lime Tree, 29 Marine Parade

 


The Harbour Inn:
beach view dining
The Cobb
Tel:
01297 442299

 

The Mill Cafe and Supper Club, The Town Mill

 

Ocean View Restaurant (formerly The Bay Leaf)

Breakfast, lunch and dinner & tea
With a view of the sea
Marine Parade Tel 01297 442059

 

 


Hix Oyster and Fish House

Cobb Road 446910

 

 

Hunters Lodge, Raymonds Hill

 

Jane's Cafe: traditional fish & chips, Marine Parade

Japanese Food  Chideock  Reservation only

 

Taste of India, 47a Silver Street (opposite the library) 444224
 

Lai Qilla: contemporary Indian cuisine, Broad Street

Largigi Thai Restaurant, Marine Parade


Lyme Bay Kitchen & Bar traditional Italian Bistro, Coombe Street


The Mariners Hotel, Restaurant and Bar, Silver Street

 

The Millside, by the Town Mill
 

The Old Boat House, beach front cafe Marine Parade
 

Old Bonded Store Tea Room: Marine Parade

 

The Pilot Boat Inn, Bridge Street

 

Penny BlackBroad Street


Pizza Steak House, 2 Drake's Way


Rinky Tinks, Cart Road


The Royal Lion Hotel, Broad Street

 

The Royal Standard, pub on the beach, The Cobb

The Terrace, cafe overlooking sea, Bridge Street

Town Mill Bakery baked delights, Coombe Street

 

Turles Restaurant, Broad Street

 

 
 
 


Food Shops &
Take Aways

Ammonite Fine Foods
and local free range meat by Framptons. Broad Street

 

Cobb Gate Fish Bar,  Cobb Gate

The Co-op Supermarket, Broad Street

The Good Food Company,  Broad Street
 

Harbour Stores, Beach Shack supplies & smoothies    Cobb Square

Harry Tate's:  Spanish Tapas bar and Restaurant, 29 Marine Parade 442699
 

Herbie's Dino Bar burgers & ice cream, by the Sailing Club
 

Jane's Cafe traditional fish & chips, Marine Parade
 

La Qilla: contemporary Indian cuisine

 

Lym Bakehouse, Pasties, Pastries and Cakes delivered to your door  07599 937781

 

The Lyme Bay Sandwich Company

 

Lyme's Fish Bar, Coombe Street and The Cobb by the Sailing club

 

Lyme Regis Chinese Takeaway,  15 Church Street, Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis Farmers Market  Marine Parade Shelters.  A wonderful range of fresh, seasonal and local produce!  Come along to do your weekly grocery shopping and meet the farmers, producers and growers directly. In addition, you help to support your local economy & reduce food miles when you shop at a Dorset Farmers’ Market! 

Lyrindas Deli & licensed cafe, Broad Street

 

Mulberry Manor - pasties, pies, quiches, Broad Street

 

The Old Watchhouse  Fresh fish, crab and lobster, 
Cobb Square


Rinky Tinks
Sandwich Bar, Bridge Street

 

Seafood Stall,  Ozone Terrace, Cobb Square

Staples Stores, General Stores (Londis),  competitive prices, open all hours, Kingsway

The Seriously Good Wine Company, Drakes Way (off Broad Street) 443306

Town Mill Bakery baked delights, Coombe Street
 

The Whole Hog, Broad Street


 



Pubs


Cobb Arms:
Marine Parade/Cobb Square

 

The Harbour Inn, Cart Road, The Cobb 01297 442299

Hunters Lodge, Raymonds Hill

 

The Nags Head Inn: Silver Street
 

The Pilot Boat Inn, Bridge Street

The Rockpoint Inn
  Cobb Gate,

 

The Royal Standard, pub on the beach, The Cobb

 

Ship Inn B & B, Coombe Street
 

The Talbot Arms, Uplyme

 

The Volunteer Inn, Good Food, Fine Wines, Broad Street

 

 

 
         


Antiques, Arts & Crafts, Galleries and Gifts

 


Artists and Photographers

Alice's Bear Shop, 55 Broad Street, 01297 444589

Antique & Craft Centre: Marine Parade

 

Beachcomber, seaside arts & crafts,  Broad Street


Bizleyart Gallery, 12a Coombe Street


Blue Lias Gallery, 47, Coombe Street

Coombe Street Gallery,  Coombe Street

Fine Art & Framing, 64 Broad Street
 

KJ Gifts, 15 Broad Street Tel 445857

Lyme Regis Lifeboat Shop, The Cobb

Open: Easter - end Oct 11am - 6pm daily Nov - Dec Tue - Sun 11am - 2pm only Jan - Feb 11am - 1pm weekends only Tel: 01297 445426

 

Lucy-Ann working studio   

M.L. Gibson Studio
, working artists 

Ginger Beer
, 12 Broad Street

The Little Shop, Silver Street, artisan co-operative

 

The Mermaid Shop at The Tudor, Church Street


Sicilia, hand painted Sicilian ceramic pottery,  Broad Street

 

Studio 19, working artists studios, 19 Broad Street

Susie Cole, Broad Street

Stone balancing:
 live stonebalancing on the town beach every day when fine. Cards, signed prints and sculptures for sale on the beach and  shop 5 Silver St.
 

Town Mill Gallery   Town Mill
 

Town Mill Pottery

      
David Beckers LANDSCAPE..... PORTRAIT..... MARINE ARTIST

David Manners Freelance Artist

Eddie Burrows 

Jess Douglas   The Illustrator  

Julie Oldfield: Harbour Inn, Marine Parade

Matt Austin Images Photographer

Peter Wiles Photography  

Richard Austin Award winning Photographer, Coombe Street

Maxime Xavier Artist, Portrait Painter: Studio 19, 19 Broad Street.  Tel 01297443428

 

Books

Computer Services

Dry Cleaning, Laundry, Laundrette

The Bookshop beside the Wet Fish Shop, The Old Bonded Store, Marine Parade, Cobb Square 01297 444820

 

Sanctuary Second-hand Bookshop, 65 Broad Street;  01297 445815


Serendip Books, 11 Broad Street; 
01297 442594

PC Support: 
Mark Howarth (Eco PC Support Services) 01297 306356.
www.ecopcsupport.co.uk
The Launderette: Russell House, Lym Close, Lyme Regis, DT7 3DE,  Tel: 01297 445 807. ‎

Estate Agents

Fashion

Fossil Shops

Fortnam, Smith & Banwell:  48 Broad Street

 

Martin Diplock:  Broad Street

 

Palmer Snell:  Broad Street

Gordon and Rumsby
Email:
enquiries@gordonandrumsby.co.uk

Frills, Marine Parade, The Cobb
 
The Old Bonded Store
, Marine Parade

Calico, The Old Watch House, The Cobb

Hilary Highet, Broad Street

The Milliner's Studio and Shop, the Town Mill

Neat, Broad Street, next to Regent Cinema

Mike's Minerals and Fossils, Drakes Way


 

Learn to Drive

House and Home

Plumbing and Heating

Leah Foden: 624112


Motoring

Cobb Garage, Uplyme Industrial Estate, Uplyme Road

Lyme Bay Valeting Company, Uplyme Road Industrial Estate

Rousdon Motors

Arthur Fordham & Co  67 Broad Street

Bygones:  Old pine, rugs, furniture, 52 Broad Street

Coastal Garden Services Tel 01297 445943

Creative Interiors Curtains & fabrics, Silver Street

Lyme Locks, 01297 442673

Rainbow,  Bridge Street

Susie Cole, Antiques, Interiors, 15 Broad Street

Painted Lady Gallery, 4 Broad Street

Hugh Duncan & Son  Plumbing and Heating Engineer Tel 444527

Property Search

Search Agents with excellent local knowledge, finding property in Lyme Regis and surrounding area.  
Coastal Property Search
offer a down-to-earth professional service, without charging a fortune!

Solicitors

Taxis

Scott Rowe, 29 Broad Street

Kitson Trotman Broad Street

 

Tukxi  Tuc Tuc hire and Lyme Regis Taxi You can hire Tukxi for your wedding, prom, special occasion, film and TV work or promotional events. Tukxi comes with his own chauffeur and is a truly unique vehicle. Call Tukxi  on his mobile 07964 424796 or click here to Enquire M Cabs: Airports, Stations, Long Distance, Local 01297 442222

Matt's Cabs:  01297 442222

Lyme Regis Taxis: 
07900 698569

Green Line Cars: 
By taxi to airports, seaports, local and long distance: Geoffrey Green 01297 445689 Mob 07967 254012

 

 

Travel & Holidays

Your World Travel, 5 Bridge Street, 01297 300392

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