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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, Hiking, Swimming
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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A lovely and inspiring day out!

We decided to visit Lundy Island after reading about it in "Coast" magazine. The booking process was easy and there was discount off tickets for National Trust members. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We decided to visit Lundy Island after reading about it in "Coast" magazine. The booking process was easy and there was discount off tickets for National Trust members. We were excited about travelling on the Lundy ship, MS Oldenburg, but were a little disappointed in the experience. We would have appreciated some commentary from the Captain about the ship, the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Another wonderful stay on Lundy at the Old Light Cottage - the perfect retreat for the single person. This time there were what seemed to be south westerly gales throughout my stay, but it did not detract from the adventure. Kept to the protected east side of the island and enjoyed rock pooling and found eleven letter boxes. Thank you... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We travelled to Lundy for the day, the key reason was to see the Puffins. I have to say I was worried they may of already left but we were lucky to see two groups, both near Jenny's cove. I'm so glad we took the binoculars overwise we would of never of spotted them. We also got to see seals... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Spent a day on the island after a pleasant 2 hour boat trip from Ilfracombe. If you like walking and wildlife then this is the trip for you. If you get the weather then this is a lovely island to visit, or stay, the bird life is numerous and if you are lucky you may even see puffins. The island... More 

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North Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

No place like this, if you love wild life, birds, plants, bring you camera, always lots to see. You can explore like you never thought possible. If you just want to relax, this place is it, no phones, no cars, Just pure heaven. It is a step back into history. I will return to Lundy again and again.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The coast of Lundy is brilliant for diving - especially if you want to dive with the seals. It is possible to shore dive, however it is better to take a specialist charter diving boat from Ilfracombe for the day (Obsession II offers a great service)

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bristol
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Love the island, although not much to do (we would never stay) the island is home to puffins, cows, rabbits and a few pigs! After a 20 minute walk up the steep cliff we welcomed the view of the old tavern at the top...looking forward to stepping back in time and experiencing an old fashioned watering hole, we were disappointed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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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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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