Jurassic Coast Traveller's Guide

Visit the beautiful beaches and charming seaside towns of the Jurassic Coast in East Devon and West Dorset.

Forget traffic. Come by train & bus in as little as 3hr 30 from London Waterloo.

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Seaton

DEVON

Images of Seaton

Wander the mile-long beach or take an open-top ride on the lovingly preserved Seaton Tramway. Then go on a time travelling adventure at Seaton Jurassic. More

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Lyme Regis

DORSET

Train on Calstock Viaduct
Lyme Regis collage showing busy street, fossil shop and harbour

Take a fossil hunting walk from Lyme Regis Museum, built on the site of Mary Anning's birthplace. Explore the harbour's historic Cobb wall, and at low tide walk along the beach to neighbouring Charmouth. More

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Train on the St Ives Bay Line in Cornwall with beach view

Sidmouth

DEVON

Train on Calstock Viaduct
Train on Calstock Viaduct

Sidmouth has been a popular seaside resort since at least the 18th Century. Wander the beach and esplanade or walk the South West Coast Path to take in the glorious red cliffs. More

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Bridport & West Bay

DORSET

Bridport and West Bay collage

Visit the famous rope-making town of Bridport, then continue by bus to West Bay. Explore the harbour and head to the beach with its crumbling golden cliffs, as featured in the Broadchurch TV series. More

Come by train & bus

NO TRAFFIC HASSLES

QUICK JOURNEY TIMES

EASY CONNECTIONS

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Part-funded by the Community Rail Development Fund, a joint initiative of the Department for Transport and ACoRP, the Association of Community Rail Partnerships.