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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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Self Catering Lynton & Lynmouth Cottages (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Charming well appointed comfortable cottage.

5 of 5
Good communications with the owner as we had to alter our dates. The cottage was clean and tidy and well furnished and appointed with everything needed for an enjoyable stay. The village is also charming with a pub on the square which did delicious meals, however we recommend booking your table as we were disappointed on a couple of evenings. We would recommend this cottage to our friends and family.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Delightful barn in a picturesque and peaceful location

5 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay at Meadow Barn. The barn is one of the best we've stayed in and is fitted out to a very high standard. The children really enjoyed playing table tennis in the adjacent barn and the Playstation in the playroom was also a hit! Jackie, the owner was very friendly and helpful and we must compliment her on the lemon drizzle cake which we were presented with on arrival. Would recommend this barn to anyone planning a family holiday in North Devon.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017