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Address: | The Quay, Lundy Shore Office, Bideford EX39 2LY, England
Phone Number: 01271 863636
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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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Brilliant day out

The island is very interesting and there is lots to see if you enjoy walking, we had a guide who walked us around and gave us lots of facts, there are lots of buildings, we went... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
lesleys78
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Hayes, United Kingdom
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Hayes, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The island is very interesting and there is lots to see if you enjoy walking, we had a guide who walked us around and gave us lots of facts, there are lots of buildings, we went to the top of the lighthouse which had brilliant views, all in all it was a lovely day out

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If, like my wife and I, you love and value peace and tranquility, then Lundy is the place for you. We stayed at Admiralty Lookout (Tibbets) with its bunkhouse, calor gas lamps and cooker, log fire and outside toilet about half way up the island. Remote and peaceful. Just the sound of the birds, the deer, the goats, the wind... More 

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3 Thank 1947roy
London, England
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

I can't fault the place or even the boat trip but please do your best to make the trip out in reasonably good weather. Boats are infrequent so if you go to the island and it's tipping it down you're stranded, there's a good sized pub on the island but if you've made the effort you won't want to sit... More 

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1 Thank burtonashley
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Went with a large group millacombe house was lovely but nothing much to see once you've seen a lighthouse,disused hospital that's your lot wildlife yep same once you have seen it ,done !shop not excellent if your vegetarian pub ok if your not vegetarian and same food if your staying a week,you'll walk to a lighthouse then to the pub... More 

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Derek G, General Manager at Lundy Island, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review from which I was sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit to Lundy. I don't think it's quite fair however to call it the "Island of Doom" because you preferred to sit in the tavern every day rather than explore and enjoy everything that Lundy has to offer. Over Twenty thousand people visit... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I am not a good sailor so the prospect of sailing for a couple of hrs to get there is not an attractive one but we were lucky and the sea was calm when we got there there didnt seem much to see but take a walk around the island and it works its charm on you

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1 Thank Gundamuck
San Francisco, California
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133 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Although you get a good impression of the island in a daytrip, you cn do far more exploring if you stay over night. The island offers beautifu views, has lots of puffins (go in June), and various farm wildlife. I particularl recommend a short hike to the light house. and if you are around in July, sit down in the... More 

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Westward Ho, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I really can't recommend a visit to Lundy enough, having now been there twice. It's such a natural and amazing place and so easy to see no one for n hour at a time, which is quite something, when you consider the size of the island. Day trips are great and I'm now looking forward to a longer stay. You... More 

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2 Thank robert999devon
Hoboken
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I went twice to Lundy island with the old puffer. Early get up and departure, long journey. Very interesting place. However steep ascending road that on my second trip years later took my breath away. Amazing views but if you want to see it all, better stay overnight. I only made it to the second wall, took the sea side... More 

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London, England
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I have wanted to visit Lundy since I was a young girl, and finally made it 40 years later. We went by ferry for the day, luckily the water was calm & the crossing uneventful. The island is small & very isolated, lots of beautiful walks, however I am a social person, so a day trip was fine. I should... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I was really privileged to be able to visit Lundy again and take part in some conservation work on the island. Both outward and return sailings were good, and it was lovely to see the familiar and friendly faces waiting on the quay when we arrived. I was one of a group of 12, staying in the Barn, which is... More 

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