Hailed as Britain’s own Galapagos, Lundy’s unique combination of environmental conditions give rise to a considerable selection of habitats that in turn support a variety of rare and spectacular wildlife....read more »
Visit North Devon's most amazing tourist attraction Lundy Island. Season by season, from dawn to dusk, visitors to Lundy are offered endless interest and delight.MS Oldenburg departs from Ilfracombe Pier and Bideford Quay (only a 10 mile drive from Barnstaple) from mid March to October. Or travel by helicoptor from Hartland Point from November to mid March.
North Devon's Most Amazing
Season by season, from dawn to dusk the visitor on Lundy is offered endless interest and delight.
Tel: 01271 863636
An island of contrast Lundy has dramatic terrain, on the west side, exposed to the Atlantic, there are high rugged cliffs. On the east side sheltered from the prevailing wind the coastline is gentler with grassy slopes and trees.
For a day out to remember, book a trip on MS Oldenburg, departing from Ilfracombe Pier and Bideford Quay and visit the spectacular tourist attraction, Lundy Island. MS Oldenburg is a handsome and graceful vessel, fast and comfortable, built on traditional lines. Having been skilfully modernised to provide heated salons, bar, buffet, shop and information centre
MS Oldenburg, takes visitors for both a day out to Lundy Island or for those that wish to stay longer can do so at many of Lundy Islands restored buildings now used as comfortable holiday accommodation. Sailings commence from mid March to October, and helicoptor flights from Hartland Point take you to the Island November to mid March. contact Lundy Shore Office 01271 863636 for more details.
Once you arrive at Lundy Island, you will understand why the island draws people staying in and around Barnstaple and North Devon, back time and time again.
With magnificent scenery that will take your breath away, bountiful flora and fauna Lundy Island will leave you feeling so relaxed as you steadily explore its lenght and breadth. A day trip to Lundy Island may never be enough so why not come and stay in one of a number of self catering holiday accommodations. Just call the Lundy Shore Office for availability 01271 863636
This tourist attraction caters exceptionally well to the needs of both the " day trip " or " long stay " visitor with the Lundy Shop, providing everything you would need for your trip. The Marisco Inn is the focal point of the Island, providing fine dinning, a wonderful atmosphere and superb selection of wines.
Your day out, mid week or weekend break can be as relaxed or as action packed as you want. With plenty for the children to see and do from walking, climbing, snorkelling, diving and much more, you will wonder how you will fit everything in. Its possible to snorkel in sheltered coves and book onto guided walks so you make the most of the wildlife that surrounds the island. Call for details on activities that are available to book.
Some history:.............After an appeal the National Trust bought the island for the Nation in 1969, which was under written by the Landmark Trust. They now manage and maintain the island, and have lovingly restored its remarkable buildings to create character holiday accommodation. Lundy offers visitors an extraordinary range of buildings in which to stay, from a thirteenth century castle, a late Georgian gentleman’s residence, Lighthouse, Admiralty Lookout and Fisherman’s Chalet. In all twenty three individual properties are available. Furnished in typical Landmark style for comfort and practicality, all have heating, hot and cold running water and many have the pleasure of an open fire or stove.
Contact the staff at the Lundy Shore Office for more details about this magical island and what it has to offer. 01271 863636
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