Lynton is near many of Devon’s well-known sights. Lee Abbey and the Glen Lyn Gorge are amongst the many popular places to visit. Two other recommended attractions that are located nearby Lynton are Arlington Court and the Exmoor National Park.
If the weather is good, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Stare out over the water and go for a long walk at one of the area’s beaches, for example Saunton Sands in Ilfracombe, Croyde Bay and Woolacombe Beach.
Devon offers a wide range of places of interest. When you are planning your itinerary, allow plenty of time to visit as many of them as you can. Take the time to visit sacred places such as the St. Hieritha's Church in Umberleigh. Relax in the calm atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the role religion in Lynton. Step back in time by visiting heritage sites, such as Dunster Castle in Minehead.
Head to Pannier Market in Barnstaple to scratch that shopping itch.
Sports lovers can cheer on Devon favourites the Swansea Cricket Club cricket team in winter and the Swansea Rugby Football Club rugby union team at St Helens Rugby and Cricket Ground, Swansea, the sporting heart and soul of the city. Relive the match’s highlights over a few drinks with friendly locals after the final whistle blows in a nearby pub.
For a real taste of Lynton, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Pine Lodge Guest House, the Cedars Inn, Barnstaple, or the East Lyn House Hotel, Lynmouth.