Lynton

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.60 to £11.25 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

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  • Campsites next to or within walking distance of a beach

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Enjoy glorious sunsets from your pitch at this Devonshire hilltop campsite.

  • Inside Exmoor National Park
  • Secluded campsite
  • Panoramic views across Wales

The surrounding area

The area around the campsite is a walker’s paradise, with many walks to be enjoyed direct from site. At Lynton and Lynmouth the South West Coast Path, Two Moors Way, Tarka Trail and Samaritans Way SW meet up providing many more walking opportunities including exploring the Exmoor National Park.

For days out don’t miss Watersmeet, one of Britain’s deepest river gorges. Enjoy a woodland walk and take refreshment at the National Watersmeet House. Glen Lyn Gorge south of Lynton offers a mix of waterfalls and pools plus a water power exhibition. Animal attractions include Exmoor Zoo, Coombe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park or take a boat from Lynmouth Harbour and get close to nesting birds on England’s highest cliffs.

Key facilities

  • Toilets and Showers
  • Electric hook-up
  • Children's play and ball area
  • Dogs welcome
  • Club Wi-fi

All unit types are welcome

More about Lynton Campsite

Lynton Club campsite sits above the stunning Exmoor coast and is a stone’s throw from the genteel Victorian seaside resort of Lynton. This peaceful and secluded campsite is a rural heaven with beautiful views extending over the surrounding countryside and for some, panoramic views across to Wales.

Events and attractions

  • Watersmeet
  • Lynmouth Hardbour
  • Exmoor Zoo

Access and SatNav Advice

Due to the narrow lane leading to site, arrivals must be after 1pm please.

Worth Noting

Some pitches are sloping and levellers will be required. TV and mobile phone network signals can be poor. Payphone on site.

Eat Local

The farm shop at Besshill sells local meat, vegetables and free-range eggs, and a farmers' market is held in Lynton on the first Saturday of the month. Award-winning Dunstaple ice cream sold at reception.

Facilities

Lynton has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Some accessible facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Ball games

  • Payphone

  • Electric hook-up

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Coastal

  • Sea/loch view

Reviews

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4.7

This is such a lovely site and really has a lot going for it.

This review is for Lynton

This is such a lovely site and really has a lot going for it. The pitches are a little sloped, so take your levellers. A small shop has essentials, but best to take most things with you as there weren't any larger shops or pubs very nearby. We had a friendly greeting when we arrived, and were shown where everything was, and where we could pitch up. As the weather was horrible when we got there, we were even told we could park on a vacant hard standing for the first night if we wished, and then find a suitable grass pitch area the next morning - what a nice gesture. The facilities were more than adequate, with plenty of hot water, and there's a good motor home service point too. Toilets are closed for an hour for cleaning from 11am, but that didn't cause any difficulty. The walks through the surrounding countryside are fabulous, albeit challenging at times because of steep slopes - you'll need to be reasonably fit to tackle some of them, especially the road back up to the site from Lynton. There is a bus back for those that don't fancy the up hill bit! A little disappointed at over-the-top prices for everything in Lynmouth - two pints cost us �8.55, not surprised most of the cafes had hardly anyone in them even though it was the weekend. We will most definitely be visiting here again, it's a real jewel in the North Devon crown.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.7

We were greeted by nat & mark they were very helpful,telling us of all the best walks,nothing...

This review is for Lynton

We were greeted by nat & mark they were very helpful,telling us of all the best walks,nothing was too much trouble.the site was well maintained,the shower block was very clean with ample hot water.our pitch had a nice sea view.the little shop had a few essentials,including some lovely home made marmalade,made by a local lady.we did two spectacular walks.one starting just out side of the site,going down to the valley of the rocks.the other from lynmouth starting at the hill tram,then walking to waters meet.will definitely be going back ,as there are so many different walks to do.

  • Location: Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.7

we did not want to go home! The site was well maintained, the wardens friendly and helpful...

This review is for Lynton

we did not want to go home! The site was well maintained, the wardens friendly and helpful and the loos spotlessly clean, although dated. The water was hot for showers and washing up which is high on our criteria list. Lovely walks down to Lee Bay, Woody Bay, The Valley of the Rocks and Lynmouth, direct from the site. We met friends at the site which made it a particularly good week. The area is very picturesque but hilly, so not ideal for everyone. The nearest sandy beach is a few miles away so a car is essential. Easy to get onto Exmoor and recommend Tarr Steps for an easy walk along the river. Also Watersmeet where a cream tea awaits at the NT cafe. Well worth the walk! Ilfracombe is a lovely Victorian town and a walk along the sea to the Quay very pleasant, with some shops on the way! Certainly a site we would like to revisit!

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.3

Relaxed, peaceful location. lovely views of the sea. Stunning walks from the site.

This review is for Lynton

Relaxed, peaceful location. lovely views of the sea. Stunning walks from the site. Lots to see and do locally, West Somerset Railway, Lynton and Barnstable Railway, Lynton Cliff Railway all within easy reach of the site. Facility Block very clean but in need of refurbishment. Disabled facilities limited and no baby changing facility. Perhaps the club should consider a family room extension to the block.

  • Location: Country,Coastal
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.75 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Barnstaple – 20 miles

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