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Lundy Island

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Perfect holiday

This is our 9th visit to Lundy and we love it. Its a perfect place to visit. Pub great staff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Caroline H
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Stay at Castle Cottage aug 2018

A beautiful and magical place. We stayed for 2 nights in Aug 2018 in the amazing Castle Cottage... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sightseer796760
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Located off the coast of Devon, this granite outcrop lies between England and America and is famed for its marine reserve.
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| The Quay, Lundy Shore Office, Bideford EX39 2LY, England
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+44 1271 863636
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is our 9th visit to Lundy and we love it. Its a perfect place to visit. Pub great staff wonderful food.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful and magical place. We stayed for 2 nights in Aug 2018 in the amazing Castle Cottage. The views, the atmosphere, the peace and stillness were just out of this world. The island has many day trippers during the summer months but it is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Sightseer796760
Reviewed 2 January 2019

A week on Lundy for Christmas is a special treat. The pub is beautifully decorated, the food in the Tavern on Christmas Day is always delicious and the beer is always good. If the weather closes in then the properties all have heating, many have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank WagglerTango
Reviewed 13 December 2018

My first visit to this wonderful place, the friendliest people and the most relaxing stay. Stayed in castle keep and could not fault a thing, everything within the cottage is perfect , scrupulously clean and felt like home. It was very windy whilst there but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thecullens3
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

For what I hope will be the first visit of many, I stayed 3 nights on Lundy Island. It was a wonderful visit, fortunately very sunny but with very strong winds on a couple of the days. However that's doesn't stop you enjoying the the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Ori1507
Reviewed 24 October 2018

A two hour voyage from Bideford gave us 5 hours on this unspoilt island , just enough time to visit the shop and pub as well as walking around . September is not the best Puffin spotting time but we did see seals. Interesting range...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 18 October 2018

City dwellers, always busy and on the run, we couldn't wait to come and stay on Lundy! We stayed, with my in-laws, at Stoneycroft and found it really well appointed, in a great place for exploring the island and not too far from the Tavern...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 685garid
Derek G, General Manager at Lundy Island, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Many thanks for your review from which I was really plased to hear that you had enjoyed staying in Stonycroft and delighted that you were able to use our new 4 x 4 "Tramper" to assist you gettting around the Island. There should be enough...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

All that way on the Oldenburg ferry being tossed and turned just to walk up and down some cliffs that you can do on the mainland. Then there's the trip home!More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank kipper s
Derek G, General Manager at Lundy Island, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your trip to Lundy, but it has so much more to offer which a little research, joining one of our guided walks or a brief read of our guide book might have helped you to to discover. Lundy's...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed in a cottage which was basically furnished, but comfortable. Mattresses could be better, but all right for a week or so especially if you are active. Staff were pleasant and friendly. Shop contains all you need, or you can advance order. Island itself is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Perfect for the third time on our 20th wedding anniversary! The place to switch off from everyone else and concentrate on us (and the seals!)

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ed152uk
12 November 2018|
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Response from Mooke1972 | Reviewed this property |
I forgot to add. The helicopter during the summer season will double as a backup for the Oldenberg. There will be days where the Oldenberg cannot dock T Lundy due to sea conditions. On those days, they won't be able to do... More
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685garid
29 August 2018|
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Response from Derek G | Property representative |
Hi, we always provide f.o.c. transport for anyone requiring assistance from the jetty to the village, you just need to ask the information officer on board and he'll guide you in the right direction. On the island we have a... More
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PatC1410
23 July 2018|
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Response from Derek G | Property representative |
Hi, yes there is a f.o.c. landrover service to take anyone requiring assistance from the jetty to the village and back again at the end of the day.
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