Christmas in Lyme Regis

Twinkling lights and carols around the Christmas tree, Lyme Regis is a beautiful place to experience the magic of Christmas by the sea.

Christmas lights switch on

The spectacular Christmas lights switch on takes place on Saturday 25th November and is the perfect way to get you into the Christmas spirit.  With an illuminated carnival and lantern parade it promises to be an enjoyable event for all the family.

Christmas shopping in Lyme Regis

If you’re looking for a special Christmas gift, then Lyme Regis is the place to go with a fantastic selection of local businesses offering everything from artisan crafts to locally made food and drink. 

Mum and girls Christmas shopping

Visit the Town Mill in the artisan quarter of Lyme Regis, here you will find a working ancient watermill and shop as well as an art gallery, restaurant, silversmith, seamstress, pottery, seaweed art and a micro-brewery, all nestled around a cobbled courtyard....the perfect place to find that elusive gift!

Enjoy free parking in Dorset Council car parks on 25th November, 1 December and 2 December.

Heart lifting music

Enjoy an evening of heart lifting music with Nathern Trio that'll get you up and dancing! Throw into the mix a few irreverent songs about pheasants and other seasonal fair, and you've got a show that'll thaw your icicles and warm your inglenooks. Expect the unexpected!

Comedy at Christmas

There's nothing better to lift your spirits than an evening of laughter so book tickets to Ed Byrne at The Marine Theatre and giggle away to Ed talking about the most tragic events in his life for laughs!

Carols around the Christmas Tree

Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy singing carols around the Christmas tree on 23rd December. Gather with family and friends at 7pm around the Christmas tree in Broad Street and really get into the festive spirit.

Eat, drink and be merry!

Christmas cocktails and mincepies at Summer Lodge Country House Hotel in Dorset

There are loads of fantastic places to eat and drink in Lyme Regis, many serving the very best of local produce so after a long day shopping why not kick back and relax and let someone do the cooking for you!

A Christmas break in Lyme Regis

Why not book a break away this Christmas?  Lyme Regis has some fantastic hotels where you can be waited on hand and foot over the festive period or why not book a self catering cottage with family or friends?

The great outdoors in and around Lyme Regis is all you need to blow away the cobwebs....and work off any extra indulgence!  Enjoy a crisp walk along the coast path or stroll along The Cobb for some fresh sea air.  A break in Lyme Regis is good for the soul and will make this Christmas one to remember!  Book your break today.

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Lyme Regis is a walkers' paradise and this is the perfect time of year to get out and enjoy the fresh sea air.


Lyme Regis is top of the list for a holiday, short break or just an overnight stay.

The Cobb

The Cobb harbour is a great place to enjoy amazing coastal views of the Jurassic Coast.