Lyme Regis


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Lyme Regis

(līm rē`jĭs), town (1991 pop. 3,447), Dorset, SW England. The town is a tourist resort. Paleontological discoveries have been made in the blue Lias rocks quarried near Lyme Regis.

Lyme Regis

a resort in S England, in Dorset, on the English Channel: noted for finds of prehistoric fossils. Pop.: 4406 (2001)
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Lyme Regis Development Trust project manager Lisa Quick, 40, who has been working on the venture since 2012, said: "Lyme Regis has a unique geology that brings visitors, students and tourists to the town - but our internet coverage was letting us down.
Lyme Regis, a gateway town to the Dorset World Heritage Site, is situated on one of the most unstable and actively eroding stretches of coastline in the UK and over the centuries, various coast defence structures - including sea walls and the famous 13th-century Cobb have been constructed to protect the town against attack from the sea.
Lyme Regis was one of her holiday destinations while Jane was living in Bath, as was the Devon town of Plymouth.
The road leading to The Cobb in Lyme Regis (above) -immortalised by the film The French Lieutenant's Woman from the book by John Fowles -is in urgent need of repair.
Lashing rain sent people running for cover in Lyme Regis, Dorset while just 57 miles away visitors basked in the sun in Bournemouth.
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There's scuba-diving a 10-minute drive away at Lyme Regis.
Portland Coastguard said Andrew's father called 999 just before 9pm yesterday and the crew of Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat and Coastguard rescue officers went to release him.
DORSET Classic Cottages (01326 565 555) offers cottage sleeping two above Lyme Regis for pounds 294 from Feb 12.
So whether it's Bognor or Brazil, Lyme Regis or Las Vegas, we look forward to receiving your entry.
Helen, 29, was conscripted to make up the numbers for her first boat fishing trip and made do with a budget rod and an ancient reel when she boarded at Lyme Regis.
Kseaside LIKE all holidays, visiting the U K seaside of Kate st wn to LIKE all holidays, visiting the UK seaside can be cheaper if you go out of season, which is probably why Kate Moss waited until it was almost November before popping down to Lyme Regis in Dorset.