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Cobb Beach (Lyme Regis)

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Cobb Beach (Lyme Regis) - Dorset

© Andy Stephenson and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

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.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Diving & snorkelling
  • Good fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing
  • Water skiing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • First aid point
  • Slipway

Nearest town

Lyme Regis

Postcode

DT7 3JH

OS grid ref.

SY 3399 9178

Water quality

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