What to do around Woolacombe and Mortehoe
There are many beaches close to the hotel;
Woolacombe beach, with its two miles of golden sand has just scooped first place in the TripAdvisor awards for the best beaches in the UK
There is also Barricane beach, Combesgate beach and Grunta Cove, just below the hotel, so named because a cargo of pigs was shipwrecked there many years ago!
Surfing is also popular in the area and North Devon boasts one of the best surfing beaches in the UK. Wet suits and surf boards can be hired in the Woolacombe village. To check out up to date surf conditions take a look at the Woolacombe web-cam click here. Combegate Beach is the nearest beach to Lundy House Hotel.
If you fancy a more relaxing time, the Sea Breeze retreat offers massage and facials by a qualified therapist and they are only a few minutes walk away. For more information click on Sea Breeze Retreat
Mortehoe is a great place to walk as we're surrounded by National Trust Land. You can see some amazing wildlife on the way to Morte Point. Kestrels, Buzzards, stonechats are all regularly seen. You may also be lucky enough to catch sight of seals, porpoise or dolphins off the coast.
The North Devon and Exmoor Walking Festival is held in North Devon. More information can be found here. These walks are led by expert leaders who have a detailed knowledge of the area.
If you prefer to discover the North Devon Coastline for yourself you may want to use a walking guide. These can be found at the following website:-
Apart from surfing and walking, there are also local riding stables, boat trips from Ilfracombe and several golf courses. Saunton, Ilfracombe and Mortehoe Golf courses are all close by.
"Apart from St Andrews, Saunton is probably the finest 36 holes of links golf in the British Isles" - Colin Callender Editor, Golf Monthly
Further information can be found by clicking here.
Check out the weather conditions for your break at the BBC website