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County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01598 | code search
Postcode: EX35 | code search
Population: 180
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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maid’s Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devil’s Stone

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Shelleys Hotel
"Great hotel! Immaculately clean,very friendly owners, magnificent sea views-they were very helpful with sightseeing and restaurant tips. Uncomplicated and easy 2 minute walk to harbour. Highly recommend.

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The Captain's House
"I now tell anyone NOT to stay there. After a long drive from Colchester, we arrived at 8.15am. We knew we were early, but we thought we might be able ..." More

Shelleys Hotel
"Very very reasonable prices, perfect location central to everything, fabulous freshly cooked to order 5 star breakfasts. We have just got back from a 3 night stay, Shelley's is a warm ..." More

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Lynmouth is a small coastal harbour village in North Devon. Visitors can be rejuvenated with a breath of sea air and marvel at the wonderful scenery. It is perhaps most famous for the disaster which befell the local community in 1952. The two rivers which flow through the village down to the sea, the East Lyn and Hoaroak, flooded and many cottages were swept away into the sea with great loss of life. Memorials to this tragic time in Lynmouth’s history reside in the Memorial Hall. The village itself lies 600ft below another village, Lynton. The two are linked by an ingenious cliff railway which has been in operation since 1890. Apart from the laying of new tracks in 1908, the railway runs exactly as it did since its beginning and there has never been an accident. It offers spectacular views of the coast and is well worth a ride. The villages of Lynmouth and Lynton, were known by the Victorians as “Little Switzerland”. There are some lovely walks to be enjoyed in and around Lynmouth. Stroll up the river gorge to Watersmeet, where can be had a browse around the National Trust shop and a refreshing cuppa in their tea rooms. Travel West along the coastal path to the Valley of Rocks, where can be enjoyed breathtaking scenery and there’s even a resident flock of wild goats. Walk around Hollerday Hill overlooking the village of Lynton. Climb the hill if you feel up to the challenge, and at the top still visible, the remains of an Iron Age settlement. A different idea and an activity for all ages is on offer at the Exmoor Brass Rubbing Centre. Several local stables offer horse riding for both novice and experienced riders. The ultimate reward being an exhilarating gallop across the moors.

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Blue Ball Inn
Rising Sun Hotel

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Village Inn

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Fradgleys
Caravel
Tranquility Cottage

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Tors Hotel (0.23 miles)

Tors Hotel

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Set in 5 acres of wood land 200 feet above Lynmouth, the Tors Hotel has stunning views over the harbour and sea. Ideal for all the family - you can even ... More

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Rock House Hotel (0.24 miles)

Rock House Hotel
Share the magic of living at the waters edge in a 18th century hotel which stands alone at the harbour entrance. Offering peace & tranquility; it is the perfect place to relax. All rooms have ... More | visit website
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The Captain's House (0.25 miles)

The Captain
Open all year except Christmas, The Captains House offers lavishly decorated standard and en suite rooms, all centrally heated with tea and coffee making facilities. Children are very welcome with well behaved adults! ... More | visit website
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Hillside House (0.31 miles)

Hillside House
Hillside House is a beautiful building dating from the 1790s, though parts of it are much older. According to local tradition it was once a dairy, and the oldest part may date from as early ... More | visit website
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Shelleys Hotel (0.31 miles)

Shelleys Hotel

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Sophisticated newcomer with bags of style, in beautiful location overlooking Lynmouth Bay." - Which? Guide To Good Hotels - a 'Hotel of the Year' 2004.Stay where 19C English Romantic poet ... More

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Riverside Cottage (0.37 miles)

Riverside Cottage
Come and experience the tranquillity of Exmoor and the warmth of hospitality at Riverside Cottage.
Richard and Susan would be very happy to see you for one night or a week. We're confident you will enjoy ... More | visit website
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Bath Hotel (0.40 miles)

Bath Hotel

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The Bath Hotel - superb location, relaxed atmosphere and quality service at competitive prices. Situated in the heart of the village directly opposite the Lynmouth Harbour and the Lyn River.

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Rising Sun Hotel (0.41 miles)

Rising Sun Hotel

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Step inside this thatched 14th century historic smugglers inn nestled in the picturesque harbour of Lynmouth. The hotel has been gently transformed over the years into an elegant harbourside hotel. ... More

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Castle Hill Guest House (0.52 miles)

Castle Hill Guest House
Alistair & Emma Mundell welcome you to Castle Hill Guest House, an imposing Victorian property situated in the picturesque village of Lynton. We have a combination of double, twin and family rooms. All rooms have en-suite facilities with ... More | visit website
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Valley of Rocks Hotel (0.55 miles)

Valley of Rocks Hotel
Ragged Jack, Devil's Cheesewring and Castle Rock are a selection of strange rock formations which form the Valley of the Rocks after which our hotel in Lynton is named. The valley is a pleasant walk ... More | visit website

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