Welcome to Longmead House

Top 5 Things to do on a short weekend stay at Longmead House ( part 2 )

  1. SOUTH WEST COAST PATH WALK( 6 miles / 9.8kmone way)One of the most popular walks from the front door is to Heddon’s Mouth via WoodyBay a12Mile round trip which usually takes most of the day.You can follow the well sign posted South West Coast path throughthe Valley of rockstowardsLeeAbbey and Woody Bay to Heddons Mouth. Enjoy some well earned refreshmentsat Hunters Inn pub before you head back ( Or if you are tired call a taxi to bring you back).On your return why not have relax in our lounge and have a lazy evening enjoying one of our supper platters in the dining room. No need to walk anywhere else for the rest of the day!
  2. HISTORIC BUILDING and MEDIEVAL VILLAGE The medieval Dunster castle, grounds and village are worth a visit for the day. There are many interesting buildings here, as well as the castle and gardens, there is also a working watermill, a picturesque packhorse bridge and ford , andthe unique octangular yarn market originally built on 1609 to keep the wool merchants sheltered from the weather during market day that you can’t miss along the high street. There are examples of 17th and 19th century buildingsand architecture along the high street , many of which house quaint tea and gift shops that you can visit.
  3. LEISUREFAMLY FUN ACTIVITY Spend a leisurely afternoon playingMini golf at Hole in One, the mini golf course by the sea,down in Lynmouth. You can play 18 holes on either the red or white course and of course the loser buys the ice creams
  4. LAZY SUNNY AFTERNOON OR WATERSPORTS ACTIVITYSpend a day at the beach – fabulous sandy beaches are within a short drive from us , Saunton Sands, Croyde , Woolacoombe and Puttsbourgh are popular all year round with surfers, paddle boarders , and kayakers. They are long sandy beaches where you can enjoy a walk, a paddle along the shoreline or a stroll along many of the paths that wind their way through the sand dunes.Ofcourse it’s the beach law to enjoy an ice cream from the any of thebeachside cafés.
  5. SCENIC DRIVE Take a leisurely drive across the Moors from Lynton on a circular route that takes you over the moors and along the coastline. Stop ad start at various places to enjoy spectacular views. Watch out for both domesticated and wild animals that roam across the moors. Sheep/ Cattle and of course Exmoor Ponies can often be seen wandering freely around the moorlands. If you are really lucky you many be able to spot some deer or perhaps a bird of prey.