Lyme Regis

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Situated in the South West of Dorset, The West Country, England, UK, Lyme Regis is an historic unspoiled seaside resort and fishing port on the world famous Cobb harbour. Surrounded by beautiful coastlines and countryside, the area has now been awarded World Heritage Site Status; famous for its geology and fossil finds.

Lyme Regis Treasure

Wireless Internet

At The Rock Point Inn we have wireless internet throughout the pub, and in every single one of our rooms.

wireless internet is available throughout the The Rock Point Inn Lyme Regis

Authors Quotes

"'A very strange stranger it must be who does not see charms in the immediate environs of Lyme.'"

- Jane Austen

History

..of Lyme Regis

firefox The first written record of Lyme Regis was in 774AD when the West Saxon King Cynewulf gave the land along the river Lym to the monks of Sherborne Abbey, to establish a sea salt manufacturing industry. However man had inhabited this area for thousands of years. The Iron Age forts of Pilsdon Pen, Lamberts Castle, Blackberry Castle and Coney Castle lend testament to those early ancestors.

The town was known by the Romans as "Lym Supra Mare". A Roman Villa has been found at the nearby village of Harcombe. Lyme takes its name from the river Lym; Lym meaning a torrent of water.

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