Cobb Harbour

Visit Cobb Harbour Beach

Iconic Cobb Harbour in Lyme Regis once an important port, is a great place to spend a day. . Walk along ‘The Cobb’ and take in the panoramic views and breath taking scenery. Sheltered by the Cobb is a small sandy beach.

Famously ‘The Cobb’ was the location of the classic movie scene with Meryl Streep in The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981)

There is plenty to see and do around the harbour as well as taking sightseeing boat trips, fishing and diving trips. Dog friendly in the winter with restrictions from April to October

This beach is …

  • Great For Families

What to see and do

  • Take A Boat Trip
  • Visit The Mary Anning Museum

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting To Cobb Harbour

Beach Location

Lyme Regis Dorset DT7 3JJ


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Axminster Station

Axminster (southwest trains) with buses running to Lyme Regis

Map of Cobb Harbour

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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