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Stay in a holiday rental home or holiday cottage in Lynton, Devonwhere Exmoor meets the sea

Lynton is a small town situated above a gorge overlooking the sea in North Devon. Most often it is known together with its twin town Lynmouth and the Lynton and Lynmouth railway connect them. Lynton is on the edge of Exmoor and was the setting for the book, Lorna Doone and the South West Coast Path and the Tarka Trail pass through it. This is an area where Exmoor meets the sea with wonderful scenery with high cliffs, hills for walking, refreshing sea air and quaint cottages.

Holiday accommodation in Lynton

Self-catering cottages are a popular option as they offer home from home comforts and are perfect for sightseeing, as they allow the freedom to explore without the mealtime restrictions imposed by a hotel. Cottages allow you to eat in or eat out or grab a takeaway. Choose from Lynton Cottage Restaurant, Rock House in Lynmouth, Bell Inn in Monkleigh, Rest and Be Thankful at Wheddon Cross, Blue Ball Inn in Countisbury, Bridge Inn at Lynbridge and Mother Meldrum's Tea Room for a Devon Cream Tea. If you are out walking, cycling or horse riding, nature or birdwatching on Exmoor, then the Falconry Tea Gardens at Porlock are well worth a visit.

The Lynton and Lynmouth Tourist Information Centre provides many services for visitors staying in holiday cottages such as maps, Lundy Island tickets, weekly car parking tickets, Exmoor Safari bookings, holiday insurance, National Express tickets, discount tickets for local attractions and holiday insurance.

Things to do in Lynton

There is so much to see and do in Lynton, Hollerday Hill with its buzzards, Valley of the Rocks with the famous Lynton goats, Exmoor with its ponies and deer and the Exmoor Falconry, challenging surf, a cinema, boating at Lynmouth Harbour, tennis courts, bowling green, and a good range of shops. St Mary's Church with its 13th century tower stands overlooking the sea and is open to the public daily.

Cottage holidays are conveniently situated to explore all the surfing beaches of North Devon including Westward Ho, Saunton Sands, Croyde, Rockham Bay and Woolacombe. There are several golf courses including Portmore Golf Park, Chulmleigh Golf Course, Mortehoe and Wollacombe Golf Club, Royal North Devon Golf Club in Bideford and Willingcott Valley Golf Club and Leisure. For equestrian lovers there is Sparhanger Horsecare, Doone Valley Treking, Brendon Manor, Burrowhayes and Outovercott Riding Stables. Animal lovers will also enjoy Exmoor Zoo and Alta Lyn Alpacas. Garden lovers, RHS Rosemoor in Great Torrington and Greencombe Gardens in Porlock

The Lynton and Lynmouth Music Festival (LLAMA) is a free annual festival, although merchandise such as festival CD's and t-shirts can be purchased. The area is extremely busy at this time and you will have to book your holiday cottage early. Barnstable and Tiverton have excellent museums

Weather in Lynton

Lynton's climate is generally mild, but the north Devon coasts can feel cooler if there is a north wind.

Travel to Lynton

Exeter and Bristol airports serve Lynton. Railways include the Tarka Line from Exeter to Barnstable and the Lynton and Barnstable Railway. National Express and First buses

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                                                                      Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
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                                                                                              Apartment #6832873
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                                                                                                Apartment #1137894
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      What a gem

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Janet was really friendly and very accommodating with our rather vague arrival time. House was immaculate.the flowers,cake,bread,butter and milk was a fabulous surprise. The location is super. Very quiet but only a few minutes walk into Dunster centre. Castle entrance also only a few minutes walk. Our 2 dogs loved the underfloor heating! We were all very cosy and warm. Parking is virtually outside the door.but a word of warning about the beds..they are so comfy you might not want to get up. Best night's sleep ever!! Can't praise this property enough. Best equipt kitchen I have seen! Thank you Keith and Janet for a truly wonderful stay
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      The Cross in Minehead

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We would like to start by saying Fab Fab Fab cottage the cross is. It was cozy, well furnished and an amazing garden and patio. We have spent Christmases in Minehead for the last 5 Years, this year was one of the best we have had. We cannot wait to return in June to the CROSS for a weeks Stay. Many Thanks to Verity and Family for the use of the cottage . The Cross is to be commended. I would recommend it to anyone.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      A perfect cosy bolt hole.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cottage is tastefully decorated and really cosy. I would describe it as "small but perfectly formed". We had a wonderful break. A bottle of champagne greeted us - maybe because it was New Years Eve whilst we were there. The cottage had all the essentials for a relaxing break and is in the perfect location for exploring the wonderful beaches nearby. We took two dogs and the owners were happy to accommodate them. We had dinner in the village pub twice and found it really welcoming. The food was tasty and good value. We would definitely come back again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016