Lyme Regis Family Activities

The family holiday is always enhanced with the extra activities that can be done together here are a few ideas for your time here in Dorset:

Fossil Hunting Guided Walks

The Lyme Regis Museum hosts guided walks daily. Brandon Lennon, a local professional fossil collector, also guides public and private walks.

Mini-golf – Lister Gardens

A fun yet challenging course for players of all ages, Lister Gardens also overlooks The Cobb with far reaching views across the Jurassic coast to Portland.

Ghost Walks

Spend a fun filled evening learning about pirates, smugglers, shipwrecked sailors and a headless royal duke.

Rock Pooling Walks

Take a guided tour with a marine biologist and a geologist from the Lyme Regis Museum.

Fossil Hunting Walks Charmouth

Options include a two hour session with a Marine Warden from the Heritage Coast Centre or a guided walk with local geologist Chris Pamplin who has been guiding at Charmouth since 1997.

Plankton Trawling

Discover the microscopic monsters of the sea with a marine warden starting from the Heritage Coast Centre.


If you like to know before you go, visit these great websites to enhance your stay in Dorset: South West Coast PathJurassic CoastFossil HuntingVisit Dorset and i Coast.

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