Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Lyme Regis

The area's museums and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Lyme Regis. This city's beaches, wildlife and golfing draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Lyme Regis

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lyme Regis a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lyme Regis Golf Club (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Castlewood Vineyard (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Lyme Bay Winery (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • The Donkey Sanctuary (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Lyme Regis

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lyme Regis

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Lyme Regis is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lyme Regis Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Monmouth Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Golden Cap (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • West Bay Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Mapperton Gardens (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Sidmouth Beach (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lyme Regis

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 21.1 mi (34 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Lyme Regis?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 811 vacation rentals near Lyme Regis. From 359 Cottages to 359 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lyme Regis for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Lyme Regis?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lyme Regis. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lyme Regis Beach: 1,300 vacation rentals
  • Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium: 1,291 vacation rentals
  • Lyme Regis Museum: 1,302 vacation rentals
  • Dinosaurland Fossil Museum: 1,300 vacation rentals
  • Monmouth Beach: 1,286 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lyme Regis listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Lyme Regis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 359 Cottages in Lyme Regis. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lyme Regis include:

  • Cabins: 359 rentals available
  • Houses: 290 rentals available
  • Chalets: 9 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lyme Regis?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 51 vacation rentals with pool available in Lyme Regis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.