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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
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.