The best boat trips from West Bay and Lyme Regis
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!
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.
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.