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Lundy Island

| The Quay, Lundy Shore Office, Bideford EX39 2LY, England
+44 1271 863636
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Lovely place to spend time but do your research first!

I was doing biological research work on the island in June 2015 (with permission, of course) and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Remote and tranquil

A beautiful and peaceful island. It was lovely to spend a whole week detached from the 'real' world... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ashford, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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“boat trip” (32 reviews)
| The Quay, Lundy Shore Office, Bideford EX39 2LY, England
+44 1271 863636
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was doing biological research work on the island in June 2015 (with permission, of course) and stayed in the radio room for the time I was there. The Radio Room is tiny accommodation for 1 person and was perfect. They even had a boot...More

1  Thank 622Cubey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful and peaceful island. It was lovely to spend a whole week detached from the 'real' world - with no tv, internet, phone signal etc! Letter boxing was a great way to view the island, and took us to places we wouldn't have otherwise...More

Thank juliaandadam123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely two hour trip on the Oldenburg, to Lundy, followed by quite a steep climb to the pub and shop. Lovely pub and friendly staff but I would recommend taking a picnic as we ordered food, along with many others from the trip. An...More

1  Thank Glynis B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved out visit to Lundy Island. We set off from Ilfracombe for the two hour boat ride. It was a bit rainy but we sat outside for the whole journey as it was so fresh. I would advise if you get a bit queasy...More

Thank 115sarah9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kept very natural with no signs or fences so we were warned on the trip over to take care around cliff edges. Steep path from the harbour but once you have got your breath back it is a lovely to walk around. The West coast...More

Thank TishLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we did the day trip from bideford at easter. 2 hours by boat each way. pub on the island good, lovely food and friendly. lovely little shop selling food and souvenirs. long steep walk up from the boat to the main part of the island...More

1  Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

stayed four nights on lundy. unique accommodation. even a light house and castle. there is a pub with good food, and beer.i think 4 nights is too long. if u like bird life and good walks is ideal

1  Thank stuartroy
Reviewed 25 April 2017

First time on Lundy in over 30 years. I've never stayed on the island and many of the supply boat trips don't really leave enough time, so it's worth waiting for one of the 12-hour-round trips from either Bideford or Ilfracombe; this gives sufficient time...More

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Stayed with a group of friends in the barn. Heating very good, kitchen well equipped plenty of books and games. The tavern food was very go and the shop was stocked with a wide variety of goods. The electricity goes off at midnight but torches...More

1  Thank WizzB
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Took supply boat over to the island. Lovely peaceful two hour trip, four hours on the island, good amount of time to explore and have something to eat. Then another lovely trip back topped of with seeing Dolphins. Definitely tempted to go back for a...More

Thank sarahk542016
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Shirley M
When is the best time to view the puffins?
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
Janet B
Trying to find out whether it is possible to get a helicopter to the island in summer, or do they only fly there in winter? Not keen on a rocky boat trip! Thanks.
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
i plan to park my at the long stay carpark at bideford, is then then a long way to walk to get the ms oldenburg? As im staying on lundy i persume i will have tickets on me, from pre booking them?
15 October 2016|
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