Lynton

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.30 to £10.65 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.

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.

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.

Access and SatNav Advice

Due to the narrow lane leading to site, arrivals must be after 12 noon please.

Worth Noting

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

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

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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5

A lovely well kept site with a high standard of cleanliness.

This review is for Lynton

A lovely well kept site with a high standard of cleanliness. A good walk through the woods and coastal path to Lynton but a tough walk back. Easier to catch a bus!

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

We did read that the amenities were old but considering this they were very clean and first...

This review is for Lynton

We did read that the amenities were old but considering this they were very clean and first class. It's obvious that a lot of work has gone into keeping this site to such a high standard. Very quiet and dark at night a shame that the damage caused by badgers has caused the closure of the upper field. I was amazed at the amount of damage caused by these animals. We did look at camping towards the top of the remaining field at the beginning of our stay but on departure we saw that all the pitches at that end of the remaining field had been decimated. It looked like it had been ploughed up! I wouldn't like one to get into our awning! Access lane to site is a bit narrow but OK.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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3.7

This campsite is set overlooking one of the most spectacular coastlines in the West Country.

This review is for Lynton

This campsite is set overlooking one of the most spectacular coastlines in the West Country.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 3
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4

The site is very well kept by Kevin and Alyson who are cheerful, friendly and very welcoming.

This review is for Lynton

The site is very well kept by Kevin and Alyson who are cheerful, friendly and very welcoming. They gave us lots of local information which was very helpful. The facilities are badly in need of upgrading but are kept spotlessly clean. Many of the pitches are sloping so be prepared. The nearest petrol station in Barbrook doesn't always have fuel so fill up when you are out and about. Good places to eat - The Black Venus pub in Challacombe, Country Cousins restaurant in Westward Ho! and the Harbour fish and chip shop in Lynmouth (eat in or takeaway. We had glorious weather which helped but wouldn't hesitate to book again.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 2

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.75 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Barnstaple – 20 miles

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