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The Cobb

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Andrew & Thérèsa
Andrew & Thérèsa
October 25, 2019
You can’t make a visit to Lyme Regis without strolling along the historic Cobb. Watch out for swell on a super low tide within the bay for good surf opportunities.
October 13, 2019
Unleash your inner French Lieutenant's Woman with a visit to the historic Cobb Harbour in Lyme Regis where it was both written (by John Fowles whose studio you can also visit) and filmed.
March 18, 2019
Good for fossil hunting
December 29, 2018
The iconic Cobb wall is an historic stone pier that stretches out to sea to protect the harbour at Lyme Regis. It famously features in Jane Austen's 'Persuasion' and was a memorable feature of John Fowles' novel 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' and the film adaptation (1981) featuring Meryl…
December 24, 2018
No explanation of the name exists, though a man-made construction has served as a refuge since at least 1313. Earliest known drawing, made in 1539, shows a basic shape similar to the present construction, and was built after the westerly gales breached the breakwater in 1824. There have been…

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“Downstairs is mainly about Lyme's connection with the sea and upstairs is devoted to fossils, especially Mary Anning. It's a great little museum right by the sea.”
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“One of the most iconic parts of the South Coast footpath, walking from Langdon Hill woods National Trust makes this walk so accessible from Bridport. Stunning views to Portland and to Lyme Regis and beyond.”
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“Great little curry house, make sure you book and take any alcohol with you!”
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“On the seafront in beautiful Lyme Regis, you can see bands, films, comedians, plays and community-led events, or just admire the view of the Cobb and harbour. The Marine Theatre dates back to the 1800s. The theatre offers a broad and diverse variety of events, and has seen many famous names including James Cagney, Fleet Mac and Michael McIntyre. The theatre and bar host weddings and hires.”
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“Warm welcome and friendly service. Varied menu (interesting gin and tonic menu). Opening times in low season limited. ”
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