There is just that something about being an island nation that has always enticed us out onto the sea. Now is your chance to be out on the open ocean and enjoy the Dorset Coast from the sea as well as land. The Cobb and the Victorian pier today provides protection for boats, the Town Beach and the town itself. This makes Lyme Regis a great place for watersports from the beginner to the experienced an ideal place to hop aboard and take a boat or fishing trip.
There is something immensely satisfying about catching your own supper when you are on a self catering holiday. In Lyme Regis (as well as Swanage and Weymouth) mackerel fishing and deep sea fishing trips are hugely popular and great fun for the whole family. Beware: competition can get fierce! These fishing trips are also a great way to get to know a local salty sea dog (almost always Dorset born and bred) and take advantage of their immense knowledge. Book a beautiful self catering holiday cottage with a barbecue and enjoy your own catch of the day! All of the following will give you the opportunity to catch your supper Harry May, Nick, Lyme Bay Charters and Amaretto!
Learn to windsurf with the protection of Cobb providing great windsurfing conditions. or for the experienced surfer head out to the reef for some wave jumping.
Guided SUP (paddle boarding) tours & lessons, personal training and organised activities such as hiking, along the beautiful Dorset coastline. Tailor made weekends with a full programme of adventures, finding time to enjoy the wonderful local dining & watering options. Fully qualified instructor offering safe, relaxed and fun activities for all ages and abilities to help explore what Charmouth, Lyme Regis and the Jurassic Coast has to offer!
Lyme Regis Watersports
Hire a kayak and explore the beautiful Jurassic Coast in either a single or double kayak – you even get the use of a fishing line and lure to catch your own tea!
Lyme Bay offers great reef and wreck diving for the beginner and the experienced diver. There are fifteen reefs, ten shipwrecks, three submarines and an American Flying Fortress to explore.
Lyme Bay Rib Boat Trips
For an exhilarating, adrenaline fuelled boat trip along the Jurassic Coast and around Lyme Bay try Lyme Rib Rides who provide either a fast or leisurely boat trips for the whole family, run by qualified and experienced skippers, so you are in safe hands…their rib (rigid inflatable boat) Sea Spirit, has two 250hp Honda engines with leather bench seats that can seat up to 12 passengers, ensuring an exhilarating ride.
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