The lovely coastal village of Lynmouth

The lovely coastal village of Lynmouth

 

600 feet below Lynton is the small harbour of Lynmouth. The two villages are linked by a famous and ingenius cliff railway, powered by water and which is well worth a ride.
Two rivers - the East Lyn and the Hoaroak - combine just inland from the harbour at Watersmeet and sweep down a spectacular gorge and through the village to the sea. Reminders of the disaster in 1952, when the rivers flooded and a torrent of water washed many cottages into the sea with great loss of life, can be seen in the Memorial Hall.

There are some lovely walks from Lynmouth, notably up the river gorge to Watersmeet where the National Trust have a shop and tea rooms

 


Fab time had by all

Situated in a great position to discover the local towns and villages of Woolacombe, Mortehoe, Ilfracombe and Croyde.

We stayed on pitch 87 by the lake which had full facilities (water, waste and EHU). I recommend taking 20m of hose for the water and waste as IMO these aren't in the best position to make the most of the pitches views. We arrived with about 12m and had to visit a local shop to get the extensions (an unexpected and unwelcome additional cost), but we know for next time.

Our pitch had a great view across the small lake, which had lots of ducks to entertain the children. Fishing is available too which was great, as you could hire the rod and basic kit from the on-site store. One of the wardens - Glyn, I think, was really helpful and showed the children how to fish and nothing was to much trouble for him. We joined up with two other families and really enjoyed ourselves. All of the facilities were excellent, clean and tidy.

We don't have any negatives about the site, but feel it is on the heavy side of ££ and this would be our only consideration about returning vs other sites in the area.

The Ridlets

Warcombe Farm
Lovely campsite with excellent facilities. The toilet blocks are exceptional! This is our third year here. Thank you to the friendly staff (esp. Glyn) for making our holiday memorable! Looking forward to our next stay with you, bringing all the family with us!

Reuben L