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Lyme Regis Collection

Lyme Regis: A Coastal Gem Steeped in History Nestled on the picturesque coast of Dorset, England, a charming seaside town that exudes timeless beauty

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: The harbour from the Cobb, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

The harbour from the Cobb, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: 1862 British prehistoric marine reptiles

1862 British prehistoric marine reptiles
Lithograph with contemporary colouring, continental version of the wallchart produced by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins for the Department of Science and Art 1862

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: The Cobb harbour wall at Lyme Regis

The Cobb harbour wall at Lyme Regis
Lyme Regis is part of the Jurassic coast protected by UNESCO as a World heritage site. The Cobb Harbour wall is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the area

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: 1720 Lyme Regis early map of coast

1720 Lyme Regis early map of coast
Copperplate engraving from 1720 Emanuel Bowen and John Owen in " Britannia Depicta". Lyme Regis early 18th century map showing the Jurassic coast focussing on Lyme Regis

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: The Cobb with the cliffs of Jurassic Coast at sunrise, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

The Cobb with the cliffs of Jurassic Coast at sunrise, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: 1814 Mary Anning first ichthyosaur skull

1814 Mary Anning first ichthyosaur skull
Temnodontosaurus platydon. First scientific illustration of Mary Annings (and the world s) first ichthyosaur skull (actually found by her brother Joseph in 1811)

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: The Harbour at Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

The Harbour at Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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Lyme Regis
The Cobb and beach at Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: The Cobb, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

The Cobb, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Harbour and Town, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Harbour and Town, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Boats in harbour, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Boats in harbour, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: The stone Cobb or harbour wall, a famous landmark of Lyme Regis, Jurassic Coast

The stone Cobb or harbour wall, a famous landmark of Lyme Regis, Jurassic Coast, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Harbour and Town, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Harbour and Town, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Panoramic view back to the harbour at Lyme Regis taken from the Cobb, Dorset, England

Panoramic view back to the harbour at Lyme Regis taken from the Cobb, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20099506

EyeUbiquitous_20099506
Broad Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, Jurassic Coast, Rocks with Ammonite Patterns

England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, Jurassic Coast, Rocks with Ammonite Patterns

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, The Cobb and Harbour at Dawn

England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, The Cobb and Harbour at Dawn

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: View of harbour wall with waves breaking at sunrise, looking across bay to Charmouth, Stonebarrow

View of harbour wall with waves breaking at sunrise, looking across bay to Charmouth, Stonebarrow, Golden Cap and beyond, The Cobb, Lyme Regis, West Dorset, England, November

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Ichthyosaurus fossil C013 / 7904

Ichthyosaurus fossil C013 / 7904
Ichthyosaurus fossil

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Lyme Regis
The Lower Jurassic cliffs incorporating Lower Lias and Charmouth Mudstone rocks, Charmouth, Dorset, UK

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: 1858 Prehistoric marine reptiles

1858 Prehistoric marine reptiles
1858 Marine Monsters by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins. Plate 23, to face page 33, of the New Edition, postumously published

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Seafront, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Seafront, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Fossilised ammonite (Asteroceras obtusum)

Fossilised ammonite (Asteroceras obtusum). Ammonites are an extinct group of molluscs that are thought to be related to modern cephalopods such as octopus, squid and cuttlefish

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Sedimentary rocks, blue lias, shale-limestone sequences, Lyme Regis, Jurassic coast

Sedimentary rocks, blue lias, shale-limestone sequences, Lyme Regis, Jurassic coast, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: At Lyme Regis, Mary Anning, aged 12, coming upon the first Ichthyosaurus found in England (litho)

At Lyme Regis, Mary Anning, aged 12, coming upon the first Ichthyosaurus found in England (litho)
2795554 At Lyme Regis, Mary Anning, aged 12, coming upon the first Ichthyosaurus found in England (litho) by Brock, Charles Edmund (1870-1938) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: At Lyme Regis)

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: UK, England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, a Gateway Town to the UNESCO World Heritage Site

UK, England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, a Gateway Town to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast, Monmouth Beach, Ammonite Pavement, Large ammonite fossil

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: 1837 Extinct prehistoric animals Dorset

1837 Extinct prehistoric animals Dorset
1837 " Extinct Animals that once lived where Dorsetshire now is" an anonymous lithograph opposite page 5 from the American Childrens book " Wonders of Earth Sea

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Aerial view over Lyme Regis and Lyme Bay, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset, England, UK

Aerial view over Lyme Regis and Lyme Bay, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset, England, UK

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Ammonite Graveyard at sunrise, Monmouth Beach, Lyme Regis

Ammonite Graveyard at sunrise, Monmouth Beach, Lyme Regis, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset, England

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: RF - The Cobb, breakwater, Lyne Regis, Dorset, UK. January 2016

RF - The Cobb, breakwater, Lyne Regis, Dorset, UK. January 2016

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: The Cobb and beach at Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

The Cobb and beach at Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Flying Herring Gull

Flying Herring Gull over The Cobb, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Lyme Regis Harbour, August 1936

Lyme Regis Harbour, August 1936
Holidaymakers gather on the sandy beach at Lyme Regis. Behind them is the small harbour, also known as the Cobb. It was made famous by featuring in Jane Austins novel, Persuasion

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Lyme Regis, August 1936

Lyme Regis, August 1936
Hundreds of holidaymakers are enjoying the shingle beach at Lyme Regis. The beach is lined full of huts. In the distance a stretch of coastline known as the Spittle can be seen

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: The Cobb, Lyme Regis, Jurassic Coast, Dorset, England, UK. December 2010

The Cobb, Lyme Regis, Jurassic Coast, Dorset, England, UK. December 2010

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: People on the Cobb, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, UK

People on the Cobb, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, UK

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Beach huts, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, UK

Beach huts, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, UK

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Seafront promenade in the seaside resort of Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Seafront promenade in the seaside resort of Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, The Harbour at Sunrise

England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, The Harbour at Sunrise

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, Beach Front Houses

England, Dorset, Lyme Regis, Beach Front Houses

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Sunrise over Lyme Bay from the Ammonite Pavement, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Sunrise over Lyme Bay from the Ammonite Pavement, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England. Winter (February) 2022

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Fossilized ammonite on the Ammonite Pavement at sunrise, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Fossilized ammonite on the Ammonite Pavement at sunrise, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England. Winter (February) 2022

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Aerial view of Lyme Regis and the Cobb harbour wall, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Aerial view of Lyme Regis and the Cobb harbour wall, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England. Winter (February) 2022

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Waves lap onto the shores of Lyme Regis beach on the Jurassic Coast, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Waves lap onto the shores of Lyme Regis beach on the Jurassic Coast, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England. Winter (December) 2010

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Steps leading onto the Cobb harbour wall at Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast, Dorset, England

Steps leading onto the Cobb harbour wall at Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast, Dorset, England. Winter (December) 2010

Background imageLyme Regis Collection: Lyme Regis seaside resort, Dorset, England

Lyme Regis seaside resort, Dorset, England




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Lyme Regis: A Coastal Gem Steeped in History Nestled on the picturesque coast of Dorset, England, a charming seaside town that exudes timeless beauty. With its iconic harbour and the Cobb wall serving as a gateway to the sea, this coastal haven offers an enchanting escape for visitors from all corners of the globe. As you stroll along the Cobb at sunrise, be prepared to be captivated by the breathtaking view of Jurassic Coast's majestic cliffs. This UNESCO World Heritage Site showcases millions of years of geological history, revealing ancient secrets etched into its very core. Delving further into history, Lyme Regis unveils its rich past through fascinating artifacts. In 1814, Mary Anning discovered her first ichthyosaur skull here - a groundbreaking find that revolutionized our understanding of prehistoric marine reptiles. And if you're curious about how this quaint town looked centuries ago, explore an early map dating back to 1720 which depicts Lyme Regis' evolving coastline. The allure doesn't end there; Lyme Regis boasts a thriving harbor where colorful boats bob gently in sync with the ebb and flow of tides. It's no wonder artists have been drawn to capture this idyllic scene throughout time. Immerse yourself in Lyme Regis' unique ambiance as you meander through its streets lined with charming cottages and boutique shops. Indulge in local delicacies or simply enjoy a leisurely walk along sandy beaches while breathing in fresh sea air tinged with hints of salty breeze. With every step taken within this captivating town, it becomes clear why Lyme Regis has become synonymous with tranquility and natural beauty. So come and experience firsthand what makes this coastal gem so special – where history meets nature amidst stunning landscapes that will leave an indelible mark on your heart forever.