The nearest train connection to Chideock and Charmouth is Dorchester. Buses run frequently through the day, west from both Dorchester and Bridport.
To get to Lyme Regis, take the London-Exeter train, getting off at Axminster and continuing the rest of the way by bus. For rail information, call tel. 0845/748-4950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk. Bus no. 31 runs from Axminster to Lyme Regis (one bus per hour during the day). There's also National Express bus service. Call tel. 0871/781-81-81, or visit www.nationalexpress.com for schedules and information.
If you're driving to Chideock and Charmouth from Bridport, continue west along the A35. To get to Lyme Regis from Bridport, continue west along the A35, cutting south to the coast at the junction with the A3070.
In Lyme Regis, the Tourist Information Centre, at Guildhall Cottage, Church Street (tel. 01297/442138; www.westdorset.com), is open November to March Monday to Saturday 10am to 3pm, April to October Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.