Lyme Regis hotels place guests right along the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site and home to some of the most awe-striking coastline in the UK. See the best of the seaside and the town of Lyme Regis with hotels in the area.
Visitors of Lyme Regis will be treated to a town with a rich history spanning many centuries. Once a favoured port town of the kingdom, Lyme Regis retains much of the lustre of yesteryear and has many historical attractions from the ages.
Many visitors travel to Lyme Regis to witness the stunning natural beauty of the coastline, a recognised World Heritage Site. The area of Lyme Regis and greater Dorset has been a frequent spot of archaeological digs due to the age of the land as well.
The town itself developed at least 1,000 years ago and became an important port town of Britain in the 13th century. Lyme Regis's harbour wall, the Cobb, dates to this time.
Additionally, Lyme Regis has several buildings still surviving from the 13th century. The mill in Lyme Regis has been restored and is in use once again, as it had been since at least 1340. Nearby St Michael's church has a history stretching back to the 13th century, though the current structure dates to the 1500s.