May Bank Holidays in Lyme Bay


Experience the ideal May Bank Holiday getaway on stunning coast in the diverse county of Dorset. Enjoy a holiday of relaxation, adventure, and seaside charm.

Why May Bank Holiday in Dorset?

For a variety of reasons, having a May bank holiday in Dorset is a great idea. During this time of year, the county's natural beauty comes to life with lush green landscapes and blooming gardens.

The famous Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is open to tourists who may explore it and take in its geological marvels like Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.

Dorset is a great place to visit for history buffs because of its rich cultural heritage. Must-see locations include the ancient Corfe Castle and the charming town of Cerne Abbas.

Throughout the May bank holiday, Dorset holds a variety of activities, from quaint local Maypole dances to energetic food and artisan festivals. The Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival presents an enthralling fusion of performance, art, and music.

Places to Visit on a May Bank Holiday in Dorset

A wonderful experience is guaranteed when you explore the quaint towns and villages close to Lyme Regis, a coastal jewel in Dorset. The mediaeval seaside community of Lyme Regis is well-known for its fossils and Cobb Harbour. A short distance away, Charmouth's Jurassic Coastline contains a wealth of ancient fossils.

When travelling to the west, Beer, a fishing community, appeals with its breathtaking coastline beauty and quaint atmosphere. With its vibrant markets, art galleries, and charming cafes, the surrounding market town of Bridport is a cultural centre.

 As you go east, you will come to Seaton, a tranquil seaside community ideal for a leisurely stroll along its pebble beach. Next, visit Axminster, a charming market town with a long history and is known for its carpets.

Finally, the gorgeous West Bay, the location for the TV series "Broadchurch," is not to be missed. It is recognised for its rocky cliffs and picturesque harbour. Your trip to Dorset will be absolutely unforgettable because to the variety of experiences available in these nearby towns and villages.

Types of May Bank Holiday Breaks in Dorset

 At Lyme Bay Holidays, we offer a wide selection of holiday homes to suit your need this May bank holiday. Whether you’re looking for a new cottage or a luxury cottage to relax in style, there is something for all tastes.

If you’re travelling with loved ones, browse our collection of family cottages and cottages with a swimming pool to create long-lasting memories.

Recuperate this May bank holiday in Dorset with one of our beautifully-presented cottages. Book your idyllic getaway with Lyme Bay Holidays today.