The best boat trips from West Bay and Lyme Regis

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Explore the waters around West Bay and Lyme Regis on one of West Dorset’s best boat trips. Whether your an avid angler wanting to catch plenty of fish or prefer a gentle ride down the river there is something for everyone to enjoy!

West Bay River Boats

Enjoy a fun filled day out in West Bay and rent a rowing boat from West Bay River Boats to explore the River Brit. Paddle at your own gentle pace to Palmers Brewery and back where you can take in the views of the luscious green fields as you go. Each boat can accommodate 2 adults, up to 3 children and even a dog – so the whole family can enjoy this leisurely meander through the Dorset countryside!


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Dawn Mist Deep Sea Fishing Trips

The south coast is a renowned fishing destination with plenty of species gracing its waters. Dawn Mist offers visitors the opportunity to get out on the water with a range of trips targeting an array of species such as conger eels, bream and dogfish depending on the time of year. 3-hour trips are great for beginners and provide ample time for children to get to grips with being on a boat. More hardy seafarers can book longer excursions or charter the entire boat for a unforgettable experience with friends!

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Lyme Rib Rides

Explore Lyme Bay with the wind in your hair on a 30 minutes Lyme Rib Rides trip! Adrenaline junkies will love this exhilarating boat ride, which reaches high speeds in a state of the art purpose built rib. For those looking to take things at a slightly slower pace, there are also more relaxing cruises along the spectacular Jurassic Coastline. On these laid back excursions the team of friendly and experienced skippers will stop at various points of interest along the way.

West Bay Canoes

Perfect for all ages and abilities this fun family friendly activity will make for a memorable day out in Dorset! Join a two hour guided canoe trip with West Bay Canoes and learn more about the local area and wildlife as you twist and turn your way up the creek. Your guide for the day will help you throughout the journey with getting to grips with the basics of canoeing – so that you’ll be an expert in no time!.

Harry May Mackerel Fishing trips

Try your hand at catching something for the barbeque on a mackerel fishing trip from Lyme Regis’s historic Cobb. Harry May mackerel fishing trips offer one-hour trips where you will use hand lines to try and catch beautiful green and blue mackerel.

Harry May Fishing Trips in Lyme Regis, Dorset

West Dorset Leisure Holidays

West Dorset Leisure Holidays are a family run group of 5 holiday parks on or near the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. The parks offer excellent accommodation and facilities and each of them is unique, so you are bound to find one to suit you. Accommodation includes lodges, caravans, glamping and pitches for touring & camping.

Facilities include Martin’s Bar & Restaurant, Highlands End Leisure Club, the Little Fire Station Soft Play and park nature trails. The parks are family friendly, dog friendly and are situated in beautiful coastal and countryside locations with a great range of places to visit and things to do nearby. We have caravan and lodge holiday homes for sale across all 5 parks. Find out more here, or check availability and make a booking.

What our guests say

  • Very peaceful Park

    The wildlife is stunning, we were visited by the ducks on a regular basis which was lovely. Our visit was very enjoyable and we will definitely be back in the future!

    Sarah W - Pitch Up

  • 5 out of 5 isn't enough!

    This is simply our favorite touring park along the south coast. The location couldn't be better with views to die for and an abundance of fresh sea air. The park is spic and span and extremely well kept with very friendly staff.

    Big Caravan Adventures - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Best holiday ever!

    This is by far the best Holiday Park I have been to. The views are breath taking with easy access to the beach and nice coastal walks to West Bay. If you're looking for a relaxing holiday in a stunning location, then this is the place to come.

    Alison D - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • Fantastic holiday once again

    We have been coming here now every year for about 10 years. Its our favourite place and the Park has everything we need.

    Andy M - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • A little bit of heaven!

    Golden Cap is a little bit of heaven. The views are awesome, right next to the sea. It's all relaxed and low key just how we like it.

    Esther Woodhouse - Facebook
    Golden Cap

  • Idyllic setting

    Quiet site in a beautiful setting with exceptionally clean toilets and showers

    Anthony M - Pitch Up
    Graston Copse

  • Would definitely recommend

    Close to beach, a nice local pub, dog friendly and a very relaxed atmosphere.

    Dan M - Pitch Up
    Golden Cap

  • A tour of Dorset!

    An excellent Park as a base to visit the Dorset coast, Jurassic Coast, Chesil Beach, Lyme Regis, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, to name a few.

    Arthur D - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse

  • Fantastic Park

    10 out of 10 is not enough for this Holiday Park. We have been here 3 times and we love it more and more every time. The park has all you need, with some pitches overlooking the sea and a great restaurant.

    Shirley Thompson - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • A hidden gem

    The location is amazing, right on the beach and all the facilities are good. It's a hidden gem this one, one of the best parks in the country

    Mark Tee - Tripadvisor
    Golden Cap

  • Lovely tranquil campsite

    The location was great as we could easily walk to the village or local beaches through the beautiful countryside. I would recommend this campsite to families for a peaceful and safe stay.

    Sarah - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse