West Dorset Coast

What to do on a rainy day in Dorset

Attactions and things to do on a rainy day in West Dorset on the Jurassic Coast

Rainy day attractions and things to do

The West Dorset coast can be particularly spectacular when the wind is whipping up the surf, clouds roll across the sky, and occasional glimpses of the sun highlight the fantastic colours of the landscape. However, there can come a point where we all could do with something dry and warm to do.

The following information gives some ideas for rainy days, whether you need to entertain children, or just yourself!

Scroll down for details of the attractions shown on the map. Attractions are listed west to east. Zoom in to see more attractions particularly in the larger towns.



Lyme Regis Hotel

The perfect place to stay

Hensleigh House Hotel. A small Charmouth and Lyme Regis Hotel, 300 metres from the Jurassic Beach in the unspoilt village of Charmouth, and 3 minute walk to shops, pubs and restaurants. Hensleigh House has it's own car park and is 2 miles from the centre of Lyme Regis. The 8 comfortable rooms include twins, doubles and two family suites, each with two adjoining bedrooms.