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Reviews of Lynmouth Holiday Retreat

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Lynmouth Holiday Retreat
Manor Farm
Barbrook
Lynton
Devon (North)   (Browse area)
EX35 6LD
Tel: 01598 753349
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Pitches: 65
Open: 18/03/2021 to 31/12/2021
           

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 76 Reviews
                8/10 from 76 Reviews


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Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
Activities
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming <1 mile   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <1 mile   No Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   No Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   No Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring <5 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: April 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Contac 2 reviews from this member

 Great views. Very friendly staff. Modern pitch with water and electric. Toilet blocks were closed due to restrictions.

Fantastic location for walks along the coast. Waters meet walk is gorgeous.

Walk into town and back is very strenuous and not for the faint hearted but great exercise! Just a stunning location.

We would stay again 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Samwel 1 review from this member

 Very clean, tidy but relaxed site. Great views from many of the pitches and the most friendly, engaging and helpful managers. We were a late booking but were made to feel most welcome from arrival and throughout; from walking routes to taxi firms and local hostelry.

Some spectacular, if moderately challenging walks from the site to POIs like Lynton/Lynmouth and Watersmeet (NT).

An absolute delight (only sorry that I didn't catch their names).

A few more items in the shop might be useful but may have been to do with this year and late season. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: 114firkin 3 reviews from this member

 Nice site with friendly and helpful staff. Good access to paths for walking to Lynmouth and the coastal path.

The pitches are not all level but is not an issue. 
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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Anniel 1 review from this member

 Beautiful location,

Recommend for keen walkers as the walk down to Lynton and Lynmouth is a steep one but well worth it for those up for it.

Really friendly owners and clean and convenient facilities. 
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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Young couple
Reviewer: Samuel 1 review from this member

 We made the trip to Lynton as a last minute getaway and broke down en route, but Colin and Jill were very understanding and allowed our car to be recovered to the site so we could still have a day away. They also allowed us to use a short cut to access a camping field by walking.

The site itself is lovely, well kept and maintained with beautiful views of the valleys and sea. The toilets and showers were clean and tidy with ample hot water to be had. There was plenty in the way of sanitizer and disinfectant during the current virus period.

The shop was plentiful and well stocked, and the cafe barn was a nice addition with a good selection of hot foods, lovely cakes and lovely pasties. The cider from the farmís orchard was excellent.

Word of warning The walk down into Lee Abbey and through the valley of the rocks is quite the challenge but doable even if your fitness levels arenít great you just might have to take a breather or two.

Overall a very pleasurable and enjoyable stay. 
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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Sarapj 1 review from this member

 3 nights on a Lovely site, location was stunning.

Showers could do with updating but very clean. Lovely staff.

Great walks and site was very well kept. 
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Date of Visit: July 2020 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Trevor + Jo 107 reviews from this member

 Good view across to Wales and evening sun from the front tent field. Well maintained pitches with plenty of space, although some sloping. Great facilities with memorable water pressure at the wash hand basins! Helpful, friendly staff etc.

Good location for exploring Lynton, Lynmouth and Watersmeet. You are on top of a hill. It will always be a steep climb back, wherever you venture by foot. You will get fit!

Pub at the entrance, good for beer, didn't try the food.

Heddon bay, the Hunters Inn, Wringcliff bay, Porlock, Ilfracombe is all on the doorstep. Fantastic location for exploring the area.

My only criticism was the constant floods around the wash hand basins. The water pressure was such that it was impossible to press the push top taps without spraying water everywhere. More than enough to blast your toothpaste from the brush!

That aside, an excellent spot. 


Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Amanda 2 reviews from this member

 Lovely quiet site, plenty of toilets and showers which are regularly cleaned. The staff are really friendly and helpful.

The site location is great for Combe Martin and Ilfracombe. Lots of walks to Lynton and Lynmouth from the site.

The price per night is on par with other sites. There is a pub next door which opens at 5pm but it isn't noisy.

I gave it 7/10 for child friendliness as I don't have children so I'm not really sure what there was for them to do as it wasn't on my radar! 


Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Samant 1 review from this member

 Check in quick and informative nice pitch number 1 quiet and secluded however there was no sun late afternoon so made sitting out quite cold.

Clean showers and toilets and clean area for washing up. Lovely pub next door but unfortunately they didn't do food Monday and Tuesday the two nights that we were there which was a blow as taxis to and from lynmouth are expensive.

Fabulous walks from the site to lynmouth snd Watersmeet and can you get onto SWCP Which is about. 20 min walk.

Will defo stay on this site again wardens and staff very friendly. 
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Date of Visit: June 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Sola 1 review from this member

 Excellent campsite with fantastic views, toilets dated but very clean and functional reasonable rates

Wardens were very friendly and helpful

Would return 
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