Trek through narrow streets where a garrison of 800 men &
women withstood an 8 week siege by a Royalist army during the Civil War.
See where the Duke of Monmouth landed
and stayed during his ill-fated attempt to seize the throne from his uncle
Learn how Lyme rose to vast wealth and influence, as a major Elizabethan port, declined dramatically for a hundred
years, then reinvented itself as a fashionable Georgian tourist destination.
Hear stories of buccaneers,
smugglers, famous authors and artists, scandals and sacrifice and everyday life
in Lyme through the centuries.
Lyme History Walks set off from the Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis.