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Jane Austen Lyme Regis Day Trip From Bath

May 24, 2015 @ 7:45 am - 6:00 pm


A wonderful opportunity to meet Diana Shervington, or her daughter
Caroline, who grew up at Chawton House and whose great, great, great,
grand-aunt was Jane Austen. On this special Lyme Regis Tour we retrace
the Austen family footsteps around Jane’s favourite holiday spot.
The tour includes museum visit and cream tea on what will be the 211th
year since her last visit. This historic and wonderful seaside resort
is the setting for one of the most dramatic scenes in the novel

As part of this day trip there will be a guided walk of Lyme Regis.

Jane Austen visited Lyme Regis in England on at least two separate
occasions and set Persuasion, her last novel, in the town. On the Jane
Austen tour we follow in the footsteps of Austen and her characters
around Lyme Regis.

Walk along the Cobb to see the steps from which Louisa Musgrove fell
on the famous harbour wall and visit the inns mentioned in Persuasion.
On the Jane Austen tour we see the house in which she stayed and enjoy
the pleasure of Lyme Regis’s views, knowing that you are seeing the
same sights as Jane Austen saw and loved.

This tour is brought to you by the same company as provides the
daytrip to Lyme Regis for the Jane Austen Festival. Quality & fun

Your tour guide, Literary Lyme Walking Tours, has also worked with,
the Jane Austen Society, Jane Austen Society of North America, Jane
Austen Society of the Netherlands, BBC, Victoria Connelly (author),
Carrie Bebris (author), The National Trust, ITV television & The Jane
Austen Festival, among many other names & organisations.

Where to Meet
Your pick up point is the Riverside Coach Park, Avon Street, Bath. BA1 1UE.
Your guide will be there from 7.45am and will be in full period attire. The coach will leave at 8am. You will return to this coach park by 6pm.

Full Itinerary

7:45 Guide & Coach Arrive at Coach Park
8:00 Coach Departs Riverside Coach Park
10:15 Arrive Lyme Regis
10:15 Toilet Break
10:30 Guided Walk
12:15 Lunchtime
13:00 Cream Tea
13:15 Talk by Diana Shervington
14:20 Promenade
14:45 Museum
15:45 Toilet Break
16:00 Coach Departs
18:00 Arrive at Coach Park

Tour dates
2015: 24th May, 28th June, 26th July, 30th August

Accessibility: Unsuitable for wheelchairs, but fine for those with walking sticks


May 24, 2015
7:45 am - 6:00 pm


Riverside Coach Park
Avon Street
Bath, BA1 1UE United Kingdom
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