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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: 90
Open: 25/03/2024 to 03/11/2024
           

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 88 Reviews
                8/10 from 88 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 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   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   Cycle Hire <1 mile   Golf <5 miles   No Tennis 
 Beach <5 miles   Watersports <5 miles   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 
 Electric Car Charging Point

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Date of Visit: September 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Dawnsy 1 review from this member

 Lovely site. Friendly informative staff.

Very clean and well kept.

Loved the dark skies (no lighting on site), fantastic to be able to see the stars.

Good pitch layout.

Well laid out facilities block, clean and tidy. 
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Date of Visit: August 2022 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Tubby2 64 reviews from this member

 This campsite set on a slight slope looking overlooking a lovely sea view sea view. Grass and site very well kept. This was our first site for doing half of the 2MoorsWay long distance walk.

It’s a medium size site with a very modern and clean shower toilet block. I did see laundry there too but not used. There is a small shop attached to reception.

Prices seemed to be fixed and for pair hiking with a walking in with a small backpacking tent seemed high ( 25gbp) no hikers rates so often seen elsewhere in UK.

A big plus was the Beggars Roost pub where bar food was available. Chap running it very pleasant and so is the food

Also nice phone number set for out of shop hours for late arrivals.

Over all a great site just outside Lynton, but expensive for hiking, had we been on holiday with car and a large tent it’s reasonable pricing.

So near town and great views at night, clear sky 
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Date of Visit: July 2022  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Keith+june 1 review from this member

 Showers were a bit too hot for comfort.

There were no plugs in any of the wash basins.

All need a mirror above for shaving etc: only two had had them.

Could do with a hook in toilet cubical. 
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Date of Visit: May 2022 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Waspypc 9 reviews from this member

 Great site with wonderful views.

Loved the lack of light pollution at night. Stars were amazing.

Great washing facilities, clean modern and plenty of them. Staff friendly and helpful.

Pitch size was great on the Campervan and tent field. Didn't feel packed in.

Great if you have dogs as well. 
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Date of Visit: October 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Mervb3 10 reviews from this member

 Very clean. Friendly staff. Great location.

And a good pub with great food next door.

What more can you ask for.

We had a great 4 day break.

Will be coming back. 
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Date of Visit: August 2021 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Alanwhelan2307 3 reviews from this member

 Superb site. Facilities are excellent. Showers and toilets and washing up area spotless.

Great walk into Lynton/Lynmouth and both those towns are a delight for wandering and eating.

Weather wasn't the best when we were there so I'd love to return when the sun is shining. 


Date of Visit: June 2021 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Sunnydale 8 reviews from this member

 Great views from our serviced pitch overlooking the sea. Able to watch some lovely sunsets.

Easy access to the footpaths down to Lynmouth (although beware very steep on return journey). Clear instructions about the best way to access the site given the narrow winding road from the east.

Facilities very clean. Enjoyed a nice meal and beer at the pub next door.

We would definitely stay again. 


Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: JES2 1 review from this member

 Positive

•Clean campsite with lovely views

•Clean washing facilities with plenty of showers and toilets

•Great walks from campsite ( although a steep walk - approx 1mile) up and down to the nearest town

•Nice pub and restaurant next door

•Friendly helpful staff

Negative

•Slightly sloping pitches so in the morning I found myself on the other side of the sleeping compartment

•Not exactly a retreat. Building work for 1 day, noisy group of 3 families until 1am (although staff did speak with them the following day). Also the same parents told children not to play near their campers vans so the children took to playing directly in front of our tent. ? No play area for children. Possibly unlucky week and middle class campers not understanding etiquette of camping.

• through way for cars directly in front of the tent so not much privacy. 
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Date of Visit: July 2021 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Simtrac 1 review from this member

 Superb campsite, very clean and well maintained. Special mention has to go to the young man who showed us our pitch and then allowed us to pick the best spot. His name is Tyler and couldn’t have been more helpful! We will definitely come here again.

Toilets/showers were spotless, site is very quiet and there’s lots of space and fabulous views. Tyler (have I mentioned him!?) explained all the local walks to us and I even noticed him carrying rubbish to the bin for a young girl.

The local walks are fantastic (you have to be fit - there are some steep climbs) but you can do them all from the site - we had no need to move our van. On site there are sea views.

Cannot recommend highly enough. And. Tyler. If you’re reading this - Shine On You Crazy Diamond! You’re going to go far! 


Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Sarahi 1 review from this member

 Had a lovely time at Lynmouth Retreat! The site was immaculately kept, the toilet block was the best we have come across in all our years of camping! Amazingly there is a dishwasher there too if you really want to treat yourself, to enjoy your holiday more!

The staff were friendly and accommodating, making it possible for a great family trip away!

Good walks into Lynton and Lynmouth from the site, although steep in places.

The restaurant down the road served good food, best to book before your visit.

Covid regulations were clearly displayed making it feel safe for all.

Would definitely recommend. 
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