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Live Webcam - Lyme Regis Harbour

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  • Location: Lymme Regis Harbouur, Dorset, England
  • Source: Dorset Council UK
  • Info: Live streaming webcam in Lyme Regis in Dorset, England. The moving camera shows picturesque views of the harbour and beach. Lyme Regis is located at Lyme Bay in West Dorset, on the English Channel coast and at the heart of the world famous Jurassic Coast.

More info: The harbour for Lyme Regis is called the Cobb and a man-made construction serving as a refuge has been in place since at least 1313. Lyme Regis is exposed to south-westerly gales, and the Cobb acts as both a harbour and a breakwater. Because of The Cobb, Lyme Regis became a shipbuilding centre and important port: as recently at 1780 it was larger than the port of Liverpool.

The Cobb famously features in the late John Fowles novel “The French Lieutenants Woman “