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Lyme Regis & Uplyme Walks

Lyme Regis
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (2.2 miles)Walk 2 (5.2 miles)Walk 3 (5.2 miles)
  the Cobb to Uplyme to Uplyme & viaduct

Jane Austen visited Lyme Regis twice and loved to walk to "the Cobb, skirting round the pleasant little bay animated with bathing machines

She continues: 'a very strange stranger it must be, who does not see charms in the immediate environs of Lyme'

Point of InterestWhat to explore?
parkingHolmbush Long stay off Sidmouth Road
parkingSATNAV Postcode:DT7 3HX

Walk 1 the Cobb (2.2 miles)


Lyme Regis The Cobb

An easy town trail to enjoy Lyme Regis' key attractions.


Plenty of pubs , tea places & shops in Lyme.

Jane Austen and her parents stayed at Lyme in 1804 although she couldn't swim she enjoyed the freedom of walking on the cobb and referred to the experience in Persuasion.

The museum has a special section devoted to her visit. Part of Persuasion is set around Lyme.

Map of Walk 1

 Walks near Lyme Regis
Walks of various lengths to explore a totally abandoned viaduct!
This is a must do walk if you are in this area - it will involve some climbing but views of coastline are some of the best in Devon.
Two great walks from this popular holiday resort combining sea and countryside.
Axmouth is a very picturesque village at the end of the Roman Fosse Way offering the walker 2 pubs and magnificent views of the Axe estuary.
An invigorating and rewarding walk with breathtaking views of East Devon.

Walk 2 Uplyme (5.2 miles)


A most invigorating scenic 5 mile pub hike to Uplyme taking in some steep hills & passing the Talbot Arms in Uplyme.

It follows part of the Liberty Trail & East Devon Way.

There are several ways of doing this walk , depending on which Car Park you use. - both are en route and less than £2 for whole day parking.

  • Walk in land exploring historic Lyme Regis at the end.
  • Walk to Lyme Regis , then inland.

Do Not Park in Lyme Regis - it's expensive and access is poor.

  • Pay & Display off Sidmouth Road
  • Pay & Display off Charmouth Road

There is one steep climb.


Map of Walk 2

Walk 3 Uplyme & Cannington Viaduct (5.2 miles)


Cannington Viaduct

A fairly easy 5 mile hike combining Uplyme with Cannington Viaduct, now abandoned.

The route follows quiet lanes, public foot paths and stretches of the South West Coast Path and East Devon Way

For more details click here.

Map of Walk 3