Famous for its elegant hotels, Lyme Regis boasts a special mystique and breathtaking scenery, making it an ideal resort for all seasons. The town is a globally renowned centre for fossil collecting. The area is very popular with well known artists, potters, photographers and sculptors. As a result, there are many works of art to buy or view around the galleries and exhibitions of Lyme Regis. The town hosts a number of musical events, including an annual jazz festival. Lyme Regis hotels and restaurants offer a variety of local delicacies as well as intercontinental cuisines.
Lyme Regis hotels, cottages and guest houses provide visitors with a wide range of accommodation options. The town offers water sports such as water skiing, wind surfing, sailing and swimming. Other popular activities include angling, pier fishing and beach casting. The seven mile long National Nature Reserve is ideal for those who love walking. Guests in Lyme Regis hotels can participate in activities such bowling, golfing, biking and pony trekking. The town has a variety of shops which offer visitors a great shopping experience.