The Beach Guide

Cobb Beach (Lyme Regis)

Cobb Beach (Lyme Regis) - Dorset

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Lyme Regis' picturesque harbour dates back to the fourteenth century. Known as The Cobb, it contains a small, sandy beach sheltered by a curving harbour wall, famously used in the opening shot of the film 'The French Lieutenant's Woman'. Access is between the new RNLI station and the new slipway.

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Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town

    Lyme Regis


    DT7 3JH

    OS grid ref.

    SY 3399 9178

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