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The best campsites near Lyme Regis

Head to the Jurassic Coast and spend your holiday camping in the popular seaside town of Lyme Regis. With glorious beaches, plenty of outdoor attractions and places to take the kids for a rainy day indoors, these Lyme Regis campsites are all perfectly situated for your camping holiday.

Lyme Regis camping FAQs

Which campsites in Lyme Regis are open all year?
A few of our member exclusive campsites in Lyme Regis are open year round. You can find these using the filters on our campsite search and find benefits of being a member here.
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2023
Which Lyme Regis campsites are best for a beach holiday?
All of our campsites near Lyme Regis are within easy reach of the beach. Our Charmouth Club Site is just a stone’s throw away from Lyme Regis.
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2023
Which campsites in Lyme Regis allow dogs?
All of our campsites in Lyme Regis allow dogs. Look out for dog friendly facility icons on campsites, such as whether there’s a designated dog walk or doggy shower. View a list of our top dog friendly campsites.
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2023
Are there any Lyme Regis campsites with electric hook up?
All of our Club Sites, including Charmouth, have pitches with electricity available. You can view the facilities available on individual campsite pages.
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2023
Can you camp on the beach in Lyme Regis?
Camping on the beach falls into the category of wild camping. The rules on this are complex; please read our guide to wild camping to find out more.
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2023

Things to do and see while camping in Lyme Regis

Whether you’re looking for a quiet break away or a jam-packed summer holiday, Lyme Regis fits the bill. With a variety of family attractions, fantastic places to grab a bite and endless outdoor beauty to explore, there’s something for everyone on a Lyme Regis camping break.

Fossil on the beach in Lyme Regis

Explore the Jurassic Coast

The first thing that comes to mind when mentioning Lyme Regis to many is the brilliant fossils you can find there. Fossil hunting is great fun for kids, and you can join an organised group or look amongst the pebbles on Lyme Regis Beach to see what you can find. Don’t worry if you can’t find any, as the Dinosaurland Fossil Museum and Lyme Regis Museum have great collections.

There are a few great beaches in Lyme Regis. Near the Cobb harbour, you’ll find Front Beach, which has both sand and pebbles. Monmouth Beach (popular with fossil hunters), Church Cliff Beach and East Cliff Beach are all easily accessed. Check out our list of things to do at the beach, as well as fossil hunting.

Popular family attractions in Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium
Being a family-run business, this makes a great day out for those camping in Lyme Regis with kids. On your visit, you’ll see the sea creatures that inhabit the local waters and even interact with starfish, mullet and lobsters.

Jurassic Footgolf
Exactly what it sounds like, kick your way to a golfing win. Brilliant for the whole family while camping in Lyme Regis in the summer months.

The Tunnel Tree Tops
Head to Bridport to take on this high rope course. With a variety of obstacles to tackle, including wobbly wires, floating logs and suspended crosses, this is a great challenge for the whole family. The course includes three zip wires too!

Axe Valley Wildlife Park
Just one of the family-friendly attractions in nearby Axminster, the Axe Valley Wildlife Park is a small zoo perfect for young families. Some species housed here include wallabies, lemurs, meerkats, zebra and many more.

Beer Heights Light Railway
Open to the public since 1975, this is a great day out for the whole family, offering wonderful views over Lyme Bay.

The Town Mill
The Town Mill is an ancient, working watermill run by volunteer millers who mill stoneground wholemeal flour. This is a unique place to visit and will be especially appreciated by older children. As well as the watermill, you’ll find a shop, art gallery, restaurant, micro-brewery and much more.

Other attractions in Lyme Regis

The Marine Theatre
Check out what’s on at the Marine Theatre during your visit and book in advance to ensure tickets.

Lyme Regis Brewery
Enjoy an award-winning artisan beer right on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis Brewery.

Lyme RIB Rides
Decide whether you want a leisurely or fast cruise with Lyme Boat Rides. You can book anything from a quick 30-minute trip to a whole 2-hour adventure.

Langmore and Lister Gardens
Find peace and tranquillity at the award-winning seafront gardens. Here you’ll find one of the best views across Lyme Bay and a crazy golf course and table tennis facilities. Access is free, and there’s plenty of seating.

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