Jurassic Coast


Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast stretches for 95 miles from Orcombe Point, near Exmouth, to Old Harry Rocks, near Swanage in Dorset, and is England’s first Natural World Heritage Site. Along its length are 185 million years of Earth’s history – from the Triassic period, through the Jurassic and into the Cretaceous period.

There are many places to visit along its length including Exmouth, Sidmouth and Seaton.

Use our Interactive Bus Map.

See Save Money on the Bus for more info on tickets.

First Bus operate the X53 Jurassic Coaster service, on a limited timetable between Exeter and various points to Dorset.  Visit  CoastLinX53 leaflet for a current timetable.

Places to visit

Lyme Regis – A pleasant seaside town and noted centre for fossils. The harbour, with its famous Cobb, was used in the filming of the The French Lieutenant’s Woman.

Charmouth – Also a noted centre for fossils. Call in at the Visitor Centre to find out about the area.

Bridport – This historic market town still holds a street market on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

See Jurassic Coast for further information on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.