Dog Friendly Lyme Regis

If you are bringing your dog with you during your visit to Lyme Regis, the first thing on your list is to find somewhere to stay. There are lots of options to choose from, so we’re sure you’ll find your pawfect home from home right here on the Jurassic Coast. 

Once you’ve decided where you’ll be resting your head overnight, next is to plan what to do during your holiday or short break. 

With Lyme being a coastal town surrounded by glorious countryside, there are lots of walking trails to explore the area and give your four-legged friend their much-needed exercise. You’ll also be pleased to hear that most of Lyme’s beaches are dog-friendly all year round. 

Places to stay

There is a good variety of places to stay in Lyme which are dog friendly.

Many of them are self-catering cottages, houses, apartments and even beach chalets, some with their own spa facilities!  

You can also choose to stay at historic coaching inns or holiday parks with options for camping, glamping, touring caravans, motorhomes, luxury lodges and static caravans. 

Things to do

Walkies anyone? Not only does the South West Coast Path run through Lyme Regis connecting with Charmouth in the east and Seaton in the west, but there are lots of footpaths connecting with the surrounding countryside and neighbouring villages. 

Langmoor and Lister Gardens are a great place to see panoramic views across Lyme Bay, the harbour and the beaches. Dogs will enjoy smelling the plants and trees and you’ll get a well-earned rest sitting on the sea view benches. 

For a gentle walk through the town, the path beside the River Lim connects Lyme with the neighbouring village of Uplyme in Devon along a three-mile route. 

Where to eat

Pooch friendly places to eat in Lyme include cafes by the sea, fine-dining restaurants and traditional pubs.  

Some of them have outside seating so you can enjoy the south coast’s warm weather and fresh sea air. 

If your four-legged friend needs cooling down, head to Baboo Gelato on Marine Parade for a tub of Doggy Doggy Yum Yum, made with bananas, coconut yogurt, agave syrup and peanut butter. 

Fun at the beach

Monmouth Beach, East Cliff Beach and Church Cliff Beach are dog-friendly all year round and allow dogs off the lead. Monmouth Beach is pebbly with Church Cliff and East Cliff a mixture of pebbles and sand. 

Front Beach is a sandy beach and dogs off lead are welcomed here between 1 October and 30 April. 

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