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"Port Isaac
"Port Isaac Padstow and Tintagel one-day luxury private guided tour from Cornwall""This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be collected from your hotel or other accomodation for the trip to North Cornwall in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is available to all but there are some steep hills to negotiate on foot particularly at Port Isaac. Some elements of the Tintagel tour may not be suitable for all as the castle is only accessible by a narrow high Bridge nevertheless there are many other sights to see.You will be collected from your hotel at an agreed time for the drive to Padstow. This bustling fishing port as a great choice of shops in its narrow streets a busy harbour where you can take a ride on a speedboat
From GBP255.00
 
"Full-Day Guided Private Port Isaac
Port Isaac Padstow and Tintagel one day luxury private guided tour from Devon"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be collected from your hotel or other accommodation for the trip to North Cornwall in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is available to all but there are some steep hills to negotiate on foot particularly at Port Isaac. Some elements of the Tintagel tour may not be suitable for all as the castle is only accessible by a narrow high Bridge nevertheless there are many other sights to see. You will be collected from your hotel at an agreed time for the drive to Padstow. This bustling fishing port as a great choice of shops in its narrow streets a busy harbour where you can take a ride on a speedboat and great views of the estuary and beaches from the headland walk. Celebrity Chef Rick Stein has a number of restaurants in the town
From GBP255.00
 
Private Guided Pembrokeshire Day Trip from Cardiff
"On this day tour you will be chauffeured through some of the best sites of Pembrokeshire with a private local guide. Travel through Pembrokeshire National Park which holds the famous coastal path of 186 miles.Pembrokeshire boasts a spec quaint towns and villages and award-winning golden beaches which are well worth a visit!The Pembrokeshire peninsula offers fantastic tourist attractions such as the hip yet quaint town of Tenby the smallest city in the whole of UK St Davids and its renowned cathedral castles ruins wildlife and islands. Your local guide will be able to advise you on what would best suit your interest and tailor the day to your needs."
From GBP500.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Lundy Island

Norovirus

Norovirus is the most common stomach upsetting bug in the UK. It is highly contagious and can be spread by direct contact, through consumption of food handled by a person infected and through...
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johngayton
Mar 19, 2014

A warning to technophiles.

The Marisco Tavern is the only pub and restaurant on the island and a wonderful place it is. In many ways it distils the essence of Lundy, being a place where people come and chat, eat, drink and...
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planxty
Sep 03, 2013

Expect A Bit Of A Climb!

If arriving to Lundy during the boat season (late March until the last week of October) visitors get dropped off at our Jetty on the Landing Bay. From there you will have to make your own way up the...
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johngayton
Aug 12, 2013

Landing Bay Jellyfish

This is more of an "advice" than a warning or danger as the jellyfish are pretty harmless.The most accessible, and safest, place to go swimming here is the Landing Bay. Being tucked away in the...
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johngayton
Aug 02, 2013

Crossing The Bar

It might seem a bit strange for those that know me to find me entitling a tip "Crossing The Bar" but it's not that kind of bar!!The Bar in this instance is the raised seabed where Bideford Bay (or...
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johngayton
Dec 20, 2012

What Goes On On Lundy Stays On Lundy!!

Our little community is composed of normal people who just happen to have chosen the relative isolation of the island for whatever purposes we have in mind. We're not "zoological exhibits" and so a...
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johngayton
Jan 04, 2012
 
 
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Steep climbs

One thing that seems to surprise daytrippers is the killer hill from the Landing Bay to the village. Lundy is quite a flat island...but only once you get up to the plateau! The road from the jetty...
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maykal
Aug 15, 2010

Be prepared for serious delays

Expect the unexpected. Remember Lundy is seriously affected b the weather. On one occasion, before they introduced the helicopter, we were delayed for for 2 days because the sea was too rough and the...
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Galahad
Jul 02, 2005

Steep Climb

Although there are no special facilities on Lundy Island for the disabled, they will try and accommodate you as best as they can. For the plain unfit, be prepared to find yourself seriously out of...
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grets
Jun 20, 2005

Seasick

Although both David and I are not prone to seasickness, many people around us fell ill during what I thoguht was a reasonably smooth crossing. I saw some six or seven people being sick near our seat....
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Jun 20, 2005

Hotels Near Lundy Island

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Cheristow Farmhouse, Bideford, EX39 6DA, United Kingdom
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Hartland, Bideford, United Kingdom
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Hartland, EX39 liberty stile, Bideford, EX39 6AL, United Kingdom
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Bursdon Moor, Nr. Hartland, Bideford, EX39 6HB, United Kingdom
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Bucks Cross, Bideford, EX39 5DU, United Kingdom
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Woolley, Bude, EX23 9PP, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Lundy Island

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Old Light

Lundy is a unique place for photographers. No matter your interests, or skill level, you'll always find something to fascinate your camera eye. I was in a moon mood recently and so spent a bit of...
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St Helens Church

When you approach the "village" on Lundy initially on leaving the boat, there are two buildings that dominate the skyline. Away to the left you can see the Old Light (see seperate tip) but the...
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Letterboxing

Lundy is a place of incredible natural beauty. There are many excllent images here on VT, although mine are somewhat marred by equipment failure. Why then would I choose to include an image of a...
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Walking

I know that me next comment may seem totally redundant but I am going to make it anyway. You are on a small rock at the junction of the Atlantic and Bristol Channel and with a total of perhaps less...
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South End

Continue past the church away from the village, and the track will lead you to the Castle, sometimes known as the Marisco Castle. It was built in the 13th century by King Henry III who had come to the...
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Granite Quarrying Operation

I have mentioned in various other places on my Lundy page about how the island is administered by the admirable Landmark Trust, who have wonderfully restored many of the old buildings as very...
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Top 5 Lundy Island Writers

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johngayton

"Notes From A (Very) Small Island"
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grets

"A remote and unspoilt piece of paradise"
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planxty

"A singular place (in all senses of the word)!"
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maykal

"Lundy"
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Orkaena

"LUNDY ISLAND"
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