Lyme Regis

Local Walks

With spectacular scenery along the Jurassic coast Newlands is the ideal base for those who love to walk and want to discover what the Devon/ Dorset countryside has to offer.

South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path runs the entire length of the Jurassic coast and offers walkers views of the stunning countryside and a birds eye view of of many of the coasts dramatic natural features.

The path runs for 630 miles around the South coast and would provide the ultimate challenge for the long distance walker. Few can tackle the whole 630 miles so the path is broken down into stages. The following stages follows the path from Seaton through Charmouth and onto Poole.

Seaton to Seatown - 14 miles

Short walk - Seaton to Lyme Regis Undercliff - 7 miles

Seatown to Abbotsbury - 12 miles

Short walk - Abbotsbury Hill Fort - 5 miles

Abbotsbury to Ferrybridge (Weymouth) - 11 miles or inland along the South Dorset Ridgeway - 17 miles

Isle of Portland Circuit - 13 miles

Short walks - Isle of Portland circuit part 1 - 3 miles

- Isle of Portland circuit part 2 - 5 miles

Fennybridge to Lulworth Cove - 14 miles

Short walk - Lulworth Cove and The Fossil Forest - 2 miles

Lulworth Cove to Worth Matravers - 13 miles

Short walks - Tyneham Village and Flowers Barrow - 3 miles

- Worth Matravers and St Aldhelms Head - 5 miles

- Durdle Door and White Nothe circular - 7 miles

Worth Matravers to South Haven Point (Poole) - 15 miles

Short walks - Dancing Ledge - 5 miles

- Studland Village to Old Harry - 2 miles

- Durlston Country Park's Clifftop Trail - 1 mile

Further details about the walks can be found clicking here, along with descriptions and details of the amazing natural and historic landmarks you will pass along each stage of the path. 

Walks around Charmouth

There is a nice footpath walk from Charmouth to Wootton Fitzpaine along a tributary of the River Char and across meadows. The footpath starts in the centre of the village next to the Post Office and it's about a mile and half to Wootton.

 

 

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The Golden Cap Estate has over 25 miles of paths through unspoiled farmland, woods and along the cliff top. There are stunning views of the coastline from the top of Stonebarrow Hill and Golden Cap. There is a good, fairly strenuous walk along the coast path, over Stonebarrow Hill and Golden Cap, to Seatown or further to West Bay.

The Undercliff

Stretching west from Lyme Regis to Axmouth The Undercliff is a National Nature Reserve and is one of the most important wildernesses in Britain with an important mix of habitats from dense scrub and woodland to open ground, with many special plants and animals. The whole reserve is formed from landslides which still occur today. The path from Lyme to Axmouth is about 8 miles. Some stretches are level and easy but there are also many unavoidable steep sections with rudimentary steps and exposed tree roots, it can also get very muddy.

 

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Events

Melplash Show 2019

The Melplash Agricultural Show, Showground, West Bay 22nd August 2019. Fun for all the family. 

Free Shuttle Bus from Charmouth to blue gate on West Bay Road. 


The Great Dorset Steam Fair

The National Heritage Show

Thursday 22nd August - Monday 26th August 2019

This major annual event showcases our national industrial, agricultural and leisure history. There will also be the Steam Exhibitions, Vintage and Classic vehicles and Rural displays.

The Steam fair takes place in Tarrant Hinton, Blandford, Dorset. More information about what's on and the event prices can be found at www.gdsf.co.uk

   


Bridport Hat Festival 8th September 2019

The Bridport Hat Festival events will take place from 7th September until Sunday 8th September 2019, When centre will be taken over by thousands of hat wearers throughout Saturday, with competitions, trade stalls, food & drink, live acts, some surprises, and a mass hat-wearing photo-op in ‘Bucky Doo’ Square.

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