Lyme Regis is ideally located to access Dorset and the stunning Jurassic Coast.

If you are planning a trip in 2018  you can be assured of lots to do and see.  Here is our list of some of the local West Dorset Festivals and events.

These festivals are from around the county. Some will be closer to the Hotel than others.


Snow Drop Weekends

Date: 2 – 24 February
Location: Forde Abbey, Chard
Website: Forde Abbey


Crocus Week

Date: 2 – 10 March
Location: Forde Abbey, Chard
Website: Forde Abbey


Spring Plant Fair

Date: 14 April
Location: Mapperton House & Gardens, Beaminster
Website: Mapperton


Easter Trail

Date: 19 – 22 April
Location: Forde Abbey, Chard
Website: Forde Abbey


Easter Bonnet Parade

Date: 21 April
Location: Broad Street, Lyme Regis
Website: Lyme Regis


Bank Holiday Duck Race

Date: 22 April
Location: Woodmead Road, Lyme Regis
Website: Lyme Regis


Tulip Trail

Date: 23 April – 15 May
Location: Forde Abbey, Chard
Website: Forde Abbey


Spring Tide Food Festival

Date: 18 – 19 May
Location: Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock
Website: National Trust 


Blessing of the Lifeboats

Date: 26 May
Location: Slipway, Lyme Regis
Website: Lyme Regis


Romeo & Juliet Outside Theatre

Date: 2 June
Location: Lyme Regis Seafront
Website: Marine Theatre


Lyme Regis Morris Dancing Day

Date: 9 June
Location: Seafront, Lyme Regis
Website: Lyme Regis


Guitars on The Beach

Date: 16 June
Location: Seafront, Lyme Regis
Website: Lyme Regis