Places of Interest
The details below are intended as a general guide only. For specific tour details, first check Availability and then follow the link from the Tour Description.
Lynton and Lynmouth
are spectacularly situated on the northern edge of Exmoor National Park and connected by a unique water-operated cliff railway.
Bideford and Great Torrington
Bideford offers some of the best shopping in the area. Nearby is Great Torrington, famous for its Dartington Glass Factory.
is a thriving coastal destination with stunning scenery, excellent walking and cycling opportunities and home to the longest heritage steam railway in the country.
is situated in the sweeping hills of the Exmoor National Park. With more than 200 listed buildings, from the National Trust’s 11th century Dunster Castle to the Old Yarn Market in the middle of the High Street, Dunster is both historic and picturesque.
is a granite outcrop which is just 3½ miles long and ½ a mile wide. It is an unspoilt haven of peace and tranquility. Most of the buildings are constructed from the island’s own light coloured granite. There is also a 13th century castle and a lighthouse. Visitors are transported to the island aboard Lundy’s own ship, the MS Oldenburg, which moors at Bideford.
is the oldest borough in England and also offers the best shopping in North Devon. It has weekly markets and a series of interesting buildings, such as St Anne’s Chapel Museum and the Three Tuns Tavern.
The Big Sheep
A great day out for all the family, with sheep races and duck trials taking place throughout the day, whilst cream teas are served in the excellent coffee shop.
Exmoor Steam Railways
is part of the extensive steam network of Devon which is operated and maintained by enthusiasts. Enjoy the transport of days gone by and the surrounding countryside.
is a former winner of both the Excellence Gold Award and Premier British Beach Award. Away from the beach, it is a lively village with interesting shops, friendly pubs and a laid back atmosphere which is perfect for whiling away a summer’s afternoon.
is a village which is steeped in old-world charm. The beautiful sandy beaches are perfect for relaxing in the sunshine and there are numerous footpaths which lead to hidden gems such as Baggy Point, set amongst some of the most dramatic scenery in the UK. Many of the original, old stone cottages and thatched roofed buildings, which date back to the 14th and 15th centuries are still in use today.
lies in a beautiful valley on the western edge of Exmoor National Park. It is a magnet for walkers, being situated directly on the South West Coast Path and the famous Tarka Trail. Other popular attractions include the Wildlife and Dinosaur Park and an interesting museum which documents the history of the town and the surrounding area.