Riverside Cottage in Devon England
Riverside Cottage Lynmouth Exmoor Devon England Bed and Breakfast B&B Lodgings Accommodations
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Hosts: Richard & Sue Barnes

Guestrooms: 7

Address: Riverside Cottage, Riverside Road, Lynmouth, Devon, EX35 6EH, England

Telephone: +44 (0) 1598 752390

Activities/Attractions: Lynmouth is a quiet, picturesque harbour village where the rivers of the East and West Lyn join to meet the sea. It has the second highest tides in the world, which are sometimes quite spectacular.

Whitewashed cottages and shops backed by the dramatic hills and valleys of Exmoor meet the rugged coastline forming the highest sea cliffs in England. Its spectacular beauty inspired famous literary figures such as Wordsworth, Coleridge and Blackmore.

Summer visitors come here to take boat trips along the Exmoor Coast and to explore the surrounding wooded valleys with waterfalls. From the North Devon cliffs, you can see some of the greatest views in the West Country, looking across the Bristol Channel to the Welsh coast.

The famous Cliff Railway joins Lynmouth to its twin village, Lynton, set in a hanging valley 500 feet above. The area has for many years been known as "England's Little Switzerland" and has inspired poets including Shelley and Southey. Riverside Cottage is the perfect base from which to explore Exmoor.

  • A short car or bus trip will take you to the heart of the moor where heather-clad hillsides, steep wooded valleys and sparkling rivers are home to Exmoor Ponies, Foxes, and Wild Red Deer
  • The Doone Valley, made famous by R D Blackmore's novel Lorna Doone, is one of many delightful haunts within the Exmoor National Park
  • There are regular boat trips from Lynmouth harbour along the heritage coast which cruise past nesting colonies of Razorbills, Guillemots and the Gulls as they soar by the highest sea cliffs in England
  • Of the many pleasant woodland and riverside walks for both the casual and serious walker, Watersmeet, managed by the National Trust, is a leisurely forty minutes away alongside the East Lyn River
  • There are also hill top walks with awe-inspiring views across the Bristol Channel to South Wales. Visit the 'Valley of Rocks' with its towering rock formations, formed during the ice age and its resident herd of wild goats

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Riverside Cottage

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General Information: Welcome to Riverside Cottage ... and experience the tranquillity of Exmoor and the warmth of hospitality at Riverside Cottage in Devon, England. Richard and Susan would be very happy to see you for one night or a week. We're confident you will enjoy your stay as many of our guests come back time after time.

Riverside cottage is an extremely comfortable guest house and has all new double beds for the 2007 season. Set in one of the best locations in Lynmouth, Riverside Cottage has been completely renovated and refurbished to a high standard.

  • All seven bedrooms (6 double & 1 twin) are well appointed
  • With newly fitted quality en-suites, (2 with bath & 5 with shower rooms)
  • All have remote control colour TVs, radio alarm clocks
  • Hair dryers and courtesy trays with tea & coffee making facilities
  • All six sea facing room have their own private balcony with direct river and harbour views
  • Small well behaved dogs welcome @ 4 per night - dogs must not be left alone in rooms

With entrances onto both Riverside Road and the pedestrianised Lynmouth Street, most amenities (restaurants, pubs, shops, harbour, Manor Green and the famous Cliff Railway) are within an easy level walk.

Riverside Cottage is a perfect place for Walking, Cycling, Fishing (River Lyn, Harbour, Beach or Boat), riding, pony trekking or just as a centre for North Devon Touring. Alternately just sit on your balcony with a drink and watch the world go by.

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in GBP Pounds).

22.50-37.50/person/night/sharing

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