A visit to Lyme Regis gives you a glimpse into the simple beauty of Dorset. Largely unspoilt, it’s modern in measures but has managed to preserve the town’s endearing charm.
A ten-year project to renovate Lyme Regis’s 700-year-old watermill completely reflects and compliments this ethos. Today the Town Mill is a fully-working mill sat proudly in a painstakingly restored cobbled courtyard buzzing with ancient industry – there is a flour mill, art galleries, a silversmith, a seamstress, a pottery, a stonemason and a microbrewery. I
If you are inspired by the sights to delve more deeply into the history of Lyme Regis industry, be sure to catch up with a volunteer miller who will be ready to share the story of the town and its people.