Lyme Regis to Slopes Farm ~
Lyme Regis to Slopes Farm
About the walk
Distance: 1.5 Miles
Difficulty: Fairly easy going walk, relatively steep hills due to the nature of Lyme Regis’s streets.
Where? Lyme Regis, along the River Lim to Slopes Farm and back into town.
Overview: A Woodland trust walk taking you past the River Lim and through the small and newly established woodland and back to Lyme Regis Town Centre.
Start the walk on Bridge Street (where the river meets the sea) and walk upwards Coombe Street.
When you reach the Ship Inn, turn to walk to the Town Mill on your left.
Keep right and you’ll be taken through to the ‘Lynch’, where the River Lim flows beside you. You’ll then be taken out onto Coombe Street again, continue up Mill Green and you’ll soon see the river again near a small block of flats.
Follow the river on this path, across Woodmead road (where the bridge and it’s weir can be seen) and continue your walk through the path with the beautiful forest on your left until you reach Horn Bridge, which is where the old Roman Road lies that connects Dorchester to Exeter.
The turn left up Roman Road and take the first left into Slopes Farm. This is a newly established Woodland with lovely views with the Woodland Trust.
Follow the path upwards and enjoy the beautiful scenery. When you reach the top of the wood, turn left into Woodmead road and continue down the road until you reach Woodmead Bridge that you crossed earlier. Turn right and this will Lead you back to the town centre.
Alternatively, at the top of the path, if you turn right, and then a left (See Mariners Hotel on your immediate left) and follow the road down, you’ll be able to follow this straight down, leading you into the very top of the high street. (about a 5 minute walk)