The view from the balcony was beyond everything I have seen… C. S. Lewis, Lynton - August 1925
There are numerous opportunities to go horse riding on Exmoor. Both Brendon and Outovercott Riding Stables are 15 minutes drive from the hotel and offer fabulous rides for novices or experienced riders.
Both Ilfracombe Golf Club and Minehead Golf Club are approximately 30 minutes drive from the Hotel and the championship course at Saunton Sands is about 40 minutes away.
Off Road Adventures
At Keypitts Off Road Adventure centre you can experience Off Road Drives, Quad Bikes, Paint Ball Battles, Target Shooting and much much more - contact them directly on
The mild climate created by the Gulf Stream bathing the North Devon Coast ensures the range of plants on show is a joy to see. Marwood Gardens, RHS Rosemoor Gardens and the National Trust's Arlington Court are all within easy driving distance of the hotel.
Lundy Island lies off the North Devon Coast and is a haven for wild flowers and birds. Day trips can be booked directly from their website.
21 Mile Scenic Drive
Explore the beauty of "Little Switzerland"
Falconry and Hawking Tuition, Summer Evening Hawk Walks together with a lovely Animal Farm with Eagles, Parrots, Goats, Rabbits etc.Mini Rally August Bank Holiday Monday.
Contact them on 01643 862 816.
April - The Endurance Life Marathon. Tough coastal marathon held every year. Usually restricted to 500 runners.
June - The Llama Music Festival
August Bank Holiday - The North Devon Mini Rally comes to Lynton every year. Lots of Classic Minis rallying through Exmoor.
September - The Doone Run. Annual tough race starting in Lynmouth.
September - Woody Bay Station, narrow guare railway, Steam Gala
December - Dunster by Candlelight. Takes place the first Friday & Saturday of the first weekend of December.