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Lundy Island

| The Quay, Lundy Shore Office, Bideford EX39 2LY, England
+44 1271 863636
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remote island

stayed four nights on lundy. unique accommodation. even a light house and castle. there is a pub... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Ideal long day trip or short stay

First time on Lundy in over 30 years. I've never stayed on the island and many of the supply boat... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard P
Ashford, Kent
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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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I am not a bird watcher or a wildlife expert, but I really enjoyed my trip to Lundy. The cottage was really well heated and equipped. The staff were really helpful and everything was well organised. The shop had an amazingly good range of goods,...More

1  Thank Sally R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Lundy is small, windswept and barren. It's also charming, beautiful and has a unique character. The pub food is good and the accommodation is Spartan and basic in keeping with the landscape and setting. As long as you understand that small isolated island communities can't...More

Thank MrWhitborough
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Really enjoyed this visit but tough if your unfit its a long climb to the top. The pub was nice but very busy as we would expect. Fantastic scenery but really pleased we picked a good day as the sea trip over could have been...More

Thank freakygardner
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We startled early morning at 5.45 and drove to iifracombe parked the car and got on the bus which took us to the helicopter we weren't expecting such a long wait to get to the island but it was worth the wait . Again when...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Visited Lundy with the first sailing of the season. The voyage on board the 57 year old MS Oldenburg to and from the island was a treat. Purchasing a walking guide on board allowed us to explore the island as comprehensively as possible in the...More

1  Thank Jon H
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stayed four nights in March. Nice accommodation (beds very comfortable, cooking facilities fine), no wi-fi and intermittent phone signal, so a get away from it all break. The silence is amazing. Good walking (more than you'd think for such a small island) and the wildlife...More

1  Thank AnnieBooboos
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Shirley M
When is the best time to view the puffins?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Derek G | Property representative |
Generally anytime from April to July. May is a good month as the weather tends to be better then.
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