Lynmouth Holiday Retreat set in the beautiful Exmoor National Park has so much to offer just on the door step… but so much more further afield. We are literally short walks away from beautiful restaurants and short drives from local villages and towns of interest.
Exmoor National Park
Lynmouth Holiday Retreat is lucky enough to be set in the very heart of the Exmoor National Park which is a unique landscape of moorland, woodland, valleys and farmland shaped famously by people and nature over thousands of years. Whats so great about the national park is the activities etc are limitless. We have horse riding on our doorstep, safari tours, lots of cycling routes (both road and off roading), walking and hiking and so much more to explore however you would like.
Lynton & Lynmouth
Lynton & Lynmouth, where the park is based a true gem hidden in the south west, with beautiful views out onto the Bristol Channel and lots of things to keep the whole family busy. From shops, restaurants and other eateries, cycling routes, golf, swimming, the famous Cliff railway, the beach and so much more… what more could you want right on your doorstep.
Watermouth is a sheltered bay and hamlet between Hele Bay and Combe Martin on the North Devon coast of England. The settlement’s castle, named as Watermouth Castle, is currently used being as a theme park. The theme park is packed with live shows, food and drink, toboggan runs, rides and attractions, enough to keep the whole family entertained!
Situated on the dramatic and rugged North Devon coastline, the cosmopolitan seaside town of Ilfracombe is a traditional holiday favourite. A pretty fishing harbour surrounded by towering cliffs, it provides beautiful coastal scenery for walkers and cyclists as well as boasting a great selection of attractions, including the Victorian Tunnels Beaches and the award-winning Ilfracombe Aquarium. Now an up-and-coming culture and foodie destination with a varied selection of art galleries, Damien Hirst’s ‘Verity’ statue, and fantastic local dining options to discover, Ilfracombe’s strapline of ‘curious coastal charm’ explains why everybody now wants a slice of this fascinating harbour town.
Barnstaple is the main town of North Devon, England and possibly the oldest borough in the United Kingdom. It is a former river port, located at the lowest crossing point of the River Taw, flowing into the Bristol Channel.
Combe Martin nestles in the most scenic countryside, with Exmoor National Park’s border to the east and the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to the west. The village is on the coast with the iconic South West Coast Path passing through. With some stunning gardens to visit, all within easy reach.
Combe Martin Bay offers a safe place for many activities and all ages. With some of the best rock pools in the area, there’s lots to discover on the beach. You can hire paddle boards or kayaks, exploring the water. Sea fishing is also popular from the bay, with course fishing nearby too.
A charming seaside Edwardian town located on the beautiful south west coastline at the start of the dramatic South West Coastal Path. A stunning mile long seafront, pretty harbour, boating heritage combined with the charm of the town. Attractive Edwardian and Victorian architecture, attractive Blenheim Gardens at its hart and lots of small independent stores you cant help but visit when in the area.
Dunster is a small village within the English countryside of Somerset, a medieval heritage and well known for keeping the heritage alive. Dominated by Dunster castle which originates from over 1000 years ago with a wealth of history behind the village involuting the iconic yarn market, iron age settlements and so much more. Dunster are very well known for hosting a ‘Dunster by Candlelight’ in December whereby all the shops stay open and are purely lit by candlelight just like the medieval days! Well worth a visit with lots of entertainment and things to do.