Things To Do
We are perfectly situated in the centre of Lynmouth; a picturesque fishing village where Exmoor meets the sea. With the twin town of Lynton perched on the hillside above us, the villages offer a variety of activities on your doorstep, with the option to do even more further afield. From walking, going to the beach, heading to the zoo, exploring the moors or spotting Exmoor ponies, there's something to do for all the family.
Click on the links in each section to find out more information on what to do on your stay on Exmoor!
Located on the intersection of three outstanding recognised walking routes, Lynmouth is the perfect place to stop off on the way through, or to base yourself for a week exploring the various section of The South West Coast Path, The Coleridge Way and The Two Moors Way. Click HERE for more information on a walking holiday in North Devon!
Exmoor National Park and North Devon are steeped in history, and there is much to see and explore in the local area. Head up to the ruins of the private mansion Hollerday House in Lynton, and see if you can find the old tennis courts. Find Lorna Doone's church from R.D. Blackmore's epic tale of romance on the moors, based in Exmoor, or spend some time in the Flood Memorial Hall to discover more about the tragic flood that swept through Lynmouth in 1952. Click HERE for more information on exploring the history and secret spots on Exmoor and North Devon.
Surf's up! Lynmouth is one of the best spots in North Devon for surfing; when the conditions are right! Head down to Lynmouth for perfect, long waves, and then nip into The Ancient Mariner for a bite to eat and a warming drink when you've been chucked off your board a few too many times! See Magic Seaweed's page on Lynmouth, HERE.
Whether you're in Lynmouth or Lynton, there's plenty to see in the local area. As well as a great range of shops and cafe's in Lynmouth, head up to Lynton Old Town for a selection of fantastic independent shops, cafe's and restaurants. Spot the local goat or pony population (yes, goats and ponies!) at The Valley of The Rocks or up on the moors. Head to the famous Cliff Railway to get between the villages easily, and by the power of water! Click HERE for more information on sight seeing in Lynton and Lynmouth.
For small villages, we have a LOT going on throughout the year. We have a fantastic local cinema in Lynton which shows new releases and well loved classics which is open all year. Exmoor National Parks have a variety of different things going on throughout the year, which you can see in their calendar, HERE. For more information about regular local events and when to time your visit, click HERE.
Eating and Drinking
Aside from our own fantastic, award winning bar and restaurant, The Ancient Mariner, there are lots of fantastic local places to eat and drink in Lynton and Lynmouth without having to travel out of the village. Click HERE to see the range of Thai, Spanish, French, and traditional British cuisine available.
Whether it's roller skating or skate boarding, animal encounters, rock climbing, making pre-historic friends, learning about bees, visiting historical villages and castles, shopping, or visiting the many National Trust properties around us, there really is so much to do while you're staying in Lynmouth, and The Bath Hotel is the perfect base for exploring it all. Click HERE for lots of links to places to see and things to do further afield from Lynton and Lynmouth.