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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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    House #8153852
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      Chateau / Country House #6813266
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          House #8051701
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            Multiple rentals Villa #6960566
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              Apartment #8148634
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                Cottage #1689597
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                  • Separate Toilet
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                  Cottage #1902554
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Multiple rentals Apartment #6960566
                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
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                      Multiple rentals Apartment #6960566
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                        • 2 BA
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                        Multiple rentals Apartment #6960566
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                          Apartment #6739930
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                            House #6885698
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                              Apartment #8260509
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                                Villa #8095519
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Apartment #8095564
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Cottage #8095550
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                                      • 1 BA
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                                      Cottage #6816669
                                        • 10 BR
                                        • 9 BA
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                                        Cottage #6940803
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                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Apartment #1887513
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                                            Cottage #8226741
                                              • 5 BR
                                              • 5 BA
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                                              Cottage #1966591
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Cottage #8226027
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                  Cottage #8226040
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                    Cottage #8226025
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      Cottage #8226028
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                        Cottage #8226042
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Apartment #8169428
                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                            Apartment #6739931
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Apartment #6468554
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                                                                Apartment #8169427
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                                                                  Apartment #8169431
                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                                    Apartment #8169426
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                                                                      Apartment #6468553
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                                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                                        Apartment #1969676
                                                                          • 4 BR
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                                                                          Cottage #6817075
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                                            Cottage #6816570
                                                                              • 2 BR
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                                                                              Multiple rentals Villa #6960566
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                Apartment #6476737
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                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                  Cottage #6746049
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                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                    Cottage #8171244
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                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                      Cottage #6807674
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                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
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                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        Cottage #8150722
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                                                                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                          (15 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                                          Cottage #8127189
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                                                                                          Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                                                            Cottage #1994893
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                                                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                                              Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
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                                                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (47 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
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                                                                                                Apartment #8119596
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                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
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                                                                                                  House #8055337
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                                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #1919455
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                                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Apartment #8151843
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Charming seaside cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This cottage is simple amazing. We stayed at the cottage for a week with two teenagers who loved having the WIFI!! So happy parents. The cottage has everything you need to make it a Fantastic stay and base to explore the area which we did. Would highly recommend this cottage to anyone.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Perfect flat for a few days in an ideal location!

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      My partner and i had a great time in Woolacombe and the apartment was ideal for a few days and in the perfect location for exploring Woolacombe and the nearby attractions. The parking space was also a massive bonus and we'll definitely stay there next time we're in the area :)
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017