Charmouth Beach

Charmouth beach
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This attractive holiday village lies just two and a half miles along the coast from Lyme Regis. The wide main street is home to two cafes, a fossil shop, the Heritage Coast centre and a clothes shop.

The beach is shingle with sand at low tide and the sea can be dangerous for swimmers. Charmouth is said to have been Jane Austen's favourite haunt.

Type of Beach

Sand & shingle

Dog Friendly?

Dogs restricted.


Local shops. cafe/restaurants. toilets. first aid. beach huts for hire. disabled facilities. promenade. campsite


Parking available - charges apply


Charmouth is east of Lyme Regis and sign posted. There's a local bus service from Lyme Regis once an hour. and the beach is accessed from Lower Sea Lane.

Nearest Town

Lyme Regis

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Charmouth Beach tide times

  • Sun 21st July

    High 5:21am (5.04m)
    Low 12:00pm (1.16m)
    High 5:42pm (5.36m)
  • Mon 22nd July

    Low 12:27am (0.97m)
    High 6:04am (5.21m)
    Low 12:46pm (0.96m)
    High 6:25pm (5.54m)
  • Tue 23rd July

    Low 1:13am (0.78m)
    High 6:48am (5.31m)
    Low 1:32pm (0.83m)
    High 7:09pm (5.64m)
  • Wed 24th July

    Low 1:59am (0.67m)
    High 7:31am (5.34m)
    Low 2:16pm (0.78m)
    High 7:52pm (5.65m)

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