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Lundy Island

| The Quay, Lundy Shore Office, Bideford EX39 2LY, England
+44 1271 863636
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Go on a flat sea day if you can

Beautiful island. Wild, remote, sea birds (no puffins sadly in august), great walking, wild ponies... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrew B
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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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Love Lundy!

Stayed in the Quarters which looked like a long Nissan hut BUT inside it was amazing! Large well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Patricia W
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday via mobile

Beautiful island. Wild, remote, sea birds (no puffins sadly in august), great walking, wild ponies sheep and goats. The boat trip over on the ms Oldenburg benefits from a calm sea. We went on a beautiful day and still there was a bit of sea...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed in the Quarters which looked like a long Nissan hut BUT inside it was amazing! Large well furnished rooms,extremely comfortable beds with everything needed in a kitchen. Log burning stove and brilliant position overlooking sea /fields /church and in front the landing area for...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just LOVE this place..... Lundy was owned in Victorian times by the Reverend Hudson Heaven and it therefore came to be known as the Kingdom of Heaven. As the best place I have ever found to unwind completely, Lundy, for us, truly is a little...More

1  Thank fiosol
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth the intial trek up the long steep drive. Like a Mediterranean island without the hotels and tavernas. Idyllic and natural with beautiful little surprise ponds formed in rocks coloured in heather. Didn't see any puffins and just 1 seal. Essentials: map, water, walking...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The MS Oldenburg left a little later than scheduled but we did not mind. Gave us a chance to see Bideford Quay. The weather was poor and the captain said it was moderate seas. There were many people wretching around the boat. We thought it...More

1  Thank Fred O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the minute we boarded the MS Oldenburg at Ilfracombe until we returned to shore this was a really exciting holiday. I was camping with my 3 children aged 8 - 12 for a week. They had an absolute riot discovering the diversity of the...More

Thank D99XBkarenm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magical island two hours out to sea. Wonderful nature and adventure Oldenburg boat from bideford or ilfracombe then a walk up the hill to the village. Tavern. Pirates. Lighthouse. Wild soay sheep. Goats. Sea birds.

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not seen anything like lundy, tranquil, pretty, green, quiet, wildlife, just great, nice boat trip as well

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked in advance to cross to the island for a day trip and as requested rang the call line the evening before to check sailing. We were rather perturbed to find the crossing may not take place, we arrived at Biddeford at the...More

Thank Pauline2652
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just spent two days camping on Lundy having got there via the Oldenburg from Ilfracombe. If you want seclusion, escape from modernity, have no need of your mobile phone and other electronic gadgets then Lundy might just be the place for you. If...More

Thank mha404
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Shirley M
8 March 2017|
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Response from mtsportsturf | Reviewed this property |
May/June is the best time as you have more daylight hours. If it's just Puffins you're after watching the best easy accessible site in the UK is Bempton in East Yorkshire. If you're looking for sea life in general, Lundy... More
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Janet B
25 October 2016|
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Response from mtsportsturf | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the standard way to travel is via the "Oldenburg" during summer.... unless the weather is bad. Then you have to travel by helicopter. Private charter is not cheap, but if you don't want, or can't sail, it could be money... More
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Pingue1982
15 October 2016|
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Response from Derek G | Property representative |
No, the ship is an easy 5 minute walk from the car park. Once you've purchased sailing tickets, these are either posted to you or they can be collected on the day
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