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Stunner absolute stunner

Every time we head to Lyme Regis we hitch a right and explore the world known as Lyme Regis Bay and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
walkerchristoff
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Carlton in Lindrick, United Kingdom
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Uncommercialised

This beach feels very uncommercialised as you have to drive to it and it is away from shops and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
denise l
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we head to Lyme Regis we hitch a right and explore the world known as Lyme Regis Bay and the Cobb - nothing wrong with that as we love the place! However, this particular visit we hitched a left 👀 Heading left we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank walkerchristoff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach feels very uncommercialised as you have to drive to it and it is away from shops and hotels etc. It was bit rainy and windy so had a feeling of untamed wildness about it and not too many people. Great views of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank denise l
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

going to the beach is a bit stony but you can find a lot of sand I loved Its history is very interesting for photographers is a great place Fish and chips in the returant is great also there are many shops in the village

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RoyHounslowUk
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

A fantastic place for fossil hunters! Very clean and tidy. If you love fossils get there now! This is the best time of year from now until February,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robin W
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Nice place to visit. Large car park. Very busy with people fossil hunting. Would recommend some time here on a nice day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dee01273
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

First time i have visited and the beach was well signposted and lots of parking. Stunning coastline! Look forward to my next trip already!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lesley Crawford B
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

There are several car parks close to tje beach. The 1st ones cost £3 for the day but the one at the Heritage Centre is £5 or £1.20 an hour. Depending on the time of your visit you may need to cross the estuary using...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lian S
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Charmouth beach on not such a nice weather day. There is parking near to the beach. You also hv a couple of shops/cafes and the excellent Heritage Centre. As it was still the time of year where dogs are not free to roam everywhere...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 10 October 2018

What a lovely beach to walk on looking for fossils, you never know what you could find , just love it on this beach

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank moyna2015
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Great morning looking for fossils. Expert available for advise. A great experience but it’s addictive, will be back.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Charmouth beach in itself is more for fossil hunters noticed kayakers but not paddle boarders on the surf would not say you couldn't I think personally that Lulworth cove not far away would be a more picturesque and... More
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25 July 2017|
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Response from DaisyEllen | Reviewed this property |
No clifftop roads, really good access. You go through residential streets to the car park which is on a very slight slope.
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