Lynton And Exmoor
- Discover Exmoor National Park
- Call at medieval Dunster and Watchet
- Discover the Dartington Crystal Centre
- Entertainment on some evenings
From your lovely hotel in Lynton which is nestled by the coast within the Exmoor National Park, you can explore some of Devon's most popular destinations and attractions. We'll travel across Exmoor, visiting the beautiful Somerset villages of Dunster and Watchet. Dunster is famous for its ancient yarn market and its beautiful castle, while Watchet has a beautiful little harbour to explore. We'll also see some fine crystal being made at Dartington Crystal with a chance to purchase some of the fine products that are made here.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1: Home to Lynton
You’ll join your tour coach which features spacious legroom, with more space than many short-haul airlines, perfect for relaxing into your trip. Following arrival and check in at the hotel you will enjoy a superb three-course evening meal. (Dinner)
Days 2 to 4: Lynton
We spend the next three days in Lynton, discovering local attractions on two included excursions.
We will take a scenic drive across the rugged moors of Exmoor on our way to the village. Dunster was a major hub for wool trading and production for centuries, don’t miss the impressive 17th century Yarn Market in the centre of the village which is a testament to the importance of the trade in this area. We then continue to the coastal town of Watchet, which is said to be the place which inspired Samuel Taylor Coleridge to write the Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
We also travel to Dartington Crystal to see how they create their fine crystal pieces, with a chance to pick up some fine produce while you're here.
The other day will be free for you to spend as you choose. Feel free to relax in and around the hotel, or explore the many coastal paths that run through Lynton. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 5: Lynton to Home
We’ll travel home today, following a tasty breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant and check-out. Enjoy the last views of superb Devon countryside as we get moving. (Breakfast)
Valley of Rocks Hotel – A Bay Preferred Hotel
- A Bay Preferred hotel
- Set high above the North Devon cliffs above a beautiful harbour that has a number of charming shops and cafes
- Enjoy fantastic views across the harbour from superior rooms
- Discover amazing coastal walks in either direction along the South West Coast Path
Stay at the heart of a national nature reserve among the amazing scenery of the North Devon coast with views over the harbour and plenty of cafes and shops to enjoy nearby.
The Valley of the Rocks is located in the quaint village of Lynton with a number of independent shops to explore locally. It’s a great place to take in some stunning coastal scenery, being set in Exmoor National Park right on the South West Coast Path which takes in nearby Foreland Point and the Valley of Rocks after which the hotel is named.
The hotel is the perfect place to explore Exmoor national park, a wild landscape with a huge and varied amount of wildlife and unique dark moorland. Take a trail up to one of the park’s many hills where you can see great views over this stunning landscape and out to sea.
In the hotel you can upgrade to a standard plus or superior room, which will not only give you increased space and comfort but also great views over Lynmouth Bay. The restaurant serves sumptuous meals for breakfast and in the evening while midday meals are available in the bar area.Back to top
Excursion to Dartington Crystal - Included
Jaunt to Dartington Crystal Centre to discover the art of glass making.
Excursion to Exmoor National Park - Included
Excursionin to beautiful Exmoor National Park to reach the medieval town of Dunster and the village of Watchet.Back to top