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Lyme Regis


“The Pearl of Dorset” home to the Boat Building Academy

Lyme Regis is a popular seaside town located in the county of Dorset, England. The town is known for its picturesque harbour, sandy beaches and fossil-filled cliffs. The ancient town has a rich and varied history that dates back to the Roman period and has been a popular tourist destination since the 16th century. It was also the site of a major battle in the English Civil War in 1644, and was later a popular seaside resort for the Victorians. During the 20th century, Lyme Regis became famous for its fossil hunting, and remains a popular destination for fossil hunters from around the world.

The town has a thriving culture, with a vibrant art scene, numerous festivals and events throughout the year and a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants to explore. From sailing, fishing and bird watching, to the lively pubs, restaurants and cafes, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Lyme Regis. With its friendly locals and welcoming atmosphere, life in Lyme is a truly unique and memorable experience

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