Tours in Lyme Regis

VISITORS can retrace literary giants’ steps in Lyme Regis, with tours lined up for September and October

Jane Austen visited the town over 200 years ago and would set her novel Persuasion there. The tour takes people across the disputed spot where Louisa Musgrove fell off the Cobb.

A Walk with the French Lieutenant’s Woman explores the landscape where he was inspired.

The Fossil Woman of Lyme examines who was Mary Anning, showing where she lived.

Tours run on September 25 and 26, and October 2 and 3. Prices start at �5. For more information, email natalie.manifold@hotmail.co.uk or call 07763974569. Alternatively, visit www.literarylyme.co.uk