Explore The Area

Whatever your interest Dower House is your perfect base. We can arrange anything from rounds of golf to fishing trips for you from the Cobb at Lyme Regis. There are so many activities in our area, just ask us for some ideas. 

Our Area

We are located in a fantastic position on the Jurassic Coast, close to the lively town of Lyme Regis and the stunningly beautiful Axe Valley. Beautiful coastlines, quaint towns, as well as some of the South West’s award winning attractions lie within easy reach.

Lyme Regis

Home of the world famous “Cobb” (setting for scenes in the film The French Lieutenant’s Woman), Lyme Regis is a lovely town to explore with various different beaches, including Town Beach, Monmouth Beach, Church Cliff Beach. The harbour, known as the Cobb, is one of the town’s most significant landmarks. It was built in the thirteenth century and there are opportunities for fishing trips from there. The cliffs around Lyme Regis date back to and before the Jurassic Period.  Offering fantastic fossil hunting opportunities. The nearby Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre offers hands on displays and information about fossils and fossil hunting.

Fossil Walks

Fossils and Walks For intrepid fossil hunters there are fantastic opportunities within the beaches around Lyme Regis. To the west of Lyme, walk the Undercliff National Nature Reserve, one of the  most unspoilt areas of the coast and accessible only to walkers. For the more adventurous the Heritage Coast footpath stretches for over twenty miles to the east and west of Lyme.

Around the Area

The Dower House Hotel is situated between the coastal towns of Lyme Regis and Seaton. There are many sites to see for the whole family and couples around Devon and Dorset.


Forde Abbey
Lyme Regis Museum
Abbotsbury Swannery
Seaton Wetlands
Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre
The Tank Museum
Longleat Safari Park
Dunkeswell Airfield Museum
Bicton Park Botanical Gardens
Beer Quarry Caves
The Donkey Sanctuary
Trill Farm
Stuart Cruise Lines
Upottery Heritage Centre
Seaton Tramway
Axe Valley Wildlife Park
Crealy Adventure Park
Jurassic Coast
Horse Riding at Sandfords
Monkey World