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Why you should choose Lyme Regis in Dorset for your next UK holiday - and How Kate Winslet's new film Ammonite has put the area back on the map

11 days ago   |   By Metro

The seaside town has incredible views over the Jurassic Coast
The uber-cool Dorset seaside beach town of Lyme Regis is now a Hollywood A lister - thanks to Kate Winslet's portrayal of 19th-century fossil hunter and local legend Mary Anning in new film Ammonite .
Ordinarily, the sight of sunlight, blue skies and calm seas at a classic British seaside resort would gladden the heart. Not, however, if you're fossil-hunting in Lyme Regis, pre-Storm Alex.
‘There's much more to find after storms,' explains my Lyme Regis Museum guide Paddy Howe, as we venture onto pebbly East Cliff beach amid an...
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