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Lundy Island

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Address: | The Quay, Lundy Shore Office, Bideford EX39 2LY, England
Phone Number: 01271 863636
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Activities: Scuba diving, Viewing wildlife, Swimming, Hiking
Description: Located off the coast of Devon, this granite outcrop lies between England...
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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We went here for the day on the Oldenburg and had an amazing time! We were lucky as it was a sunny day and we saw a multitude of wildlife. Views were fabulous too! I would highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went here for the day on the Oldenburg and had an amazing time! We were lucky as it was a sunny day and we saw a multitude of wildlife. Views were fabulous too! I would highly recommend taking a picnic and saving pennies for the little shop. Lots of puffin orientated items as you'd expect! If you haven't been... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We did a four night stay on Lundy Island which is a two hour boat crossing from Ilfracombe. Operating through the National Trust there are several accommodations to choose, including King Henry III castle and the Old Light house. Day trips also offered for great hiking, birding, peace and quiet.

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Elmira, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This place has some breathtaking scenery. It has a feeling of tranquility the moment you step foot onto the Island. There is much to see here. We spent 5 days on the Island and were constantly impressed by the new and unique items to see. It isn't for everyone. You must like to walk, sight see nature. If you come... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Sailed from Ilfracombe on the MV Oldenburgh on a bright Saturday Morning haveing stayed the previous night at theTrimstone Manor Country House Hotel just outside of Ilfracombe so not far to travel on the morning of the trip. The boat sailed on time and it was a lovely calm crossing of about an hour and half. The facilities on board... More 

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lundy is a fascinating place and quite stunningly beautiful. The history, the birds and wildlife and the views are all worth the boat raid and the Marisco Tavern does excellent beer and good food. I hope to visit again soon.

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

What an Island, just what an Island. Sailing from Ilfracombe on Tuesday (16/06/2015) on the M.S. Oldenburg at £38 for an adult day trip I love it but I do feel that to experience the whole magnificent Island you'd be better off staying on the Island for a few days. There is a hill to climb from the jetty to... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Stayed in Blamble Villa East for a weekend with helicopter transport. The properties on the island are so varied and this is one of our favourites. Overlooking Milcombe valley so if the weather is bad we can watch the bird life through the window.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We've wanted to visit Lundy Island for a long time and finally got the opportunity to take a day trip there. The ferry ride over (which takes between an hour and two) was very choppy and - apparently - the worst it's been for a long time. Take sea sickness tablets and stay above deck if you do get rough... More 

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Redruth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I've always thought of going to Lundy and when I saw a glimmer of a day trip I left home at 6 in the morning for the long drive to Ilfracombe.Boat was packed with people and fortunately the sea fairly calm.Many people flood onto the island but depending where you go in minutes you can imagine you are on your... More 

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Wirral
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Hard to get to and that's what makes it so appeaing. Go by helicopter if you can afford it. The short flight over is spectacular. Recommend that you go out of season and stay in one of the landmark trust houses. They are not cheap but are all unique. It's wonderfully isolated and quiet. No vehicles but farm trucks. No... More 

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Address: Address: | The Quay, Lundy Shore Office, Bideford EX39 2LY, England
Phone Number: 01271 863636
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bideford

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