Lyme Regis Town Beach (Dorset)

Lyme Regis Town beach sits is a mix of sand and pebbles. More sand exists at the harbour (The Cobb) end of the beach with pebbles on the northern end providing much needed coastal protection.

The Cobb end of Town beach is widely known as the setting for ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’.

Facilities at the beach include parking, toilets, lifeguards in summer, multiple nearby foods kiosks, takeaways, cafes, restaurants and pubs.

Lyme Regis Town Beach has dog restrictions. Lyme Regis Town beach, dogs are only allowed on Town Beach from November to March inclusive but must be kept on the lead at all times.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Lyme Regis, 56 beaches in Dorset, or check our list of Dorset Dog Friendly Beaches.

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  • Good: generally good water quality
  • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Our weather forecast for Lyme Regis in Dorset

Today (Wednesday, Feb 24)

Expect a temperature in the range 6.7℃ to 8.9℃ with a wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SW)

Thursday, Feb 25

Expect a temperature in the range 6.7℃ to 7.7℃ with a wind speed 2.3 m/sec (WSW)

Friday, Feb 26

Expect a temperature in the range 1.2℃ to 2.9℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNW)

Saturday, Feb 27

Expect a temperature in the range 2℃ to 2.3℃ with a wind speed 1.7 m/sec (NNW)

Sunday, Feb 28

Expect a temperature in the range 1.8℃ to 3℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNE)

Monday, Mar 01

Expect a temperature in the range 2.4℃ to 3.8℃ with a wind speed 4.3 m/sec (NE)

Tuesday, Mar 02

Expect a temperature in the range 5.4℃ to 6.3℃ with a wind speed 4.2 m/sec (ESE)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Our tide forecast for Lyme Regis Town Beach in Dorset.

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