Broadchurch views at their best: from the water!

 Lyme Bay borders the South West counties of Dorset and Devon and sits neatly in the centre of the UNESCO World Heritage Coastline – ‘The Jurassic Coast’. The famous sweeping arm of Chesil Beach running from Portland to the East, past West Bay, the home of the ITV hit series BROADCHURCH, under the mighty Golden Cap – the highest point on the entire South Coast – past Lyme Regis towards the pretty coastal town of Beer, around the coast towards Torbay and finishing at Start Point in the west.

West Bay

Nestling in the heart of West Dorset is West Bay, the home port of Lyme Bay RIB Charter.

The picturesque traditional fishing harbour of West Bay offers immediate access to the World Heritage Coastline.

The coastal resorts of Lyme Regis, Beer, Weymouth, Brixham Torquay and Dartmouth are all within cruising distance among stunning World Heritage coastline.

West Bay has plenty of car parking and offers a wide range of places to eat and drink from a bacon roll to fine seafood restaurants.

LBRC operates all of its ‘Quayside Trips’ from West Bay Harbour along with a number of charter and corporate options.

West Bay Harbour – looking east


Lyme Regis

The pretty fishing harbour of Lyme Regis, instantly recognised by its eye-catching curved Cobb wall, resides 7 miles west of West Bay and it takes around 30 mins to reach in the RIBs.

Lyme Regis is a pretty fishing harbour with an individual charm of its own. Lyme Bay RIB Charter run a service linking Lyme with West Bay and can use Lyme Regis as a pick up/return point for your charter.

Aerial Lyme Regis
Aerial Lyme Regis

With plenty of excellent places to eat and drink, many of which overlook the harbour and the bay.

Lyme Regis also offers safe bathing from its sheltered beaches and a host of interesting shops and cafes which are only a short walk along the Marine Parade, a traffic free road linking the harbour with the town.



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Please ensure you bring your own face covering. You will not be allowed on the pontoon or RIB without it.

Please ensure you have made your booking with us in advance online or by telephone.

Check the weather on the day of your trip. Ensure you bring along suitable clothing where necessary. We are unable to offer any wet weather clothing or loan kit. Please remember: No naked bodies! Wear a T-shirt at least!

If any of your party are showing any symptoms of Covid19, please do not leave home and contact our team immediately.


You will be checked in verbally at a safe distance by our shore crew. Please do not bring along a paper copy of your booking confirmation but instead have a copy on your phone (email or photo).

We ask passengers to arrive 15 minutes before departure, for check in, kit-up and a safety brief. If you arrive earlier you will not yet have access to the pontoon because of social distancing measures.


Wash your hands!
A hand sanitising station is provided for you upon arrival. Vessels will be fully sanitised at the start of day, between trips and again at the end of the day.

Areas with regular hand contact, such as handrails and tables, will be cleaned with disinfectant on a regular basis.

Fully sanitised lifejackets will be issued and kit up instructions, safety announcement will be given by our crew from a safe distance. The crew will also ensure they have been fitted correctly prior to allowing you to board our vessels.

Our crew will be positioned at the helm during your trip which observes the safe social distancing protocol.

We will be using contactless IR thermometers to screen all employees prior to the start of their workday.

All of our crew will be wearing face coverings at all times. We will supply PPE to all of our crew at the start of each day and will also have a spare supply onboard our vessels.

Groups of up to 11 passengers from the same household can hire the boat for their own private use and we are happy to discuss bespoke requests / transfers.

Any person displaying signs of Covid19 will have their temperature taken via a non-intrusive contactless IR thermometer. If the reading does not comply with NHS guidelines neither them nor anyone from their party will be allowed on our vessels

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