Situated in the heart of Lynton, Longmead House is a beautifully presented Victorian house enjoying a fantastic location on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. The house is surrounded by picturesque gardens and rooms feature traditional fireplaces, oak beams and original panelling. Longmead is perfectly located for exploring with the Valley of the Rocks, the Cliff Railway and the beaches of the Bristol Channel a short walk from the front door.
Our 8 guest rooms are all generously sized with stylish decor retaining Victorian character, and modern en-suite shower facilities. We have a range of single, double, super king and superior rooms all equipped with flat screen TVs, well stocked hospitality trays, free Wi-Fi and hairdryers. Bed linen, soft towels and a selection of complimentary toiletries are provided and accommodation is non-smoking throughout. Our room selection includes:-
Our breakfast menu features a wide range of options including Full English breakfast and a choice of lighter options such as smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, eggs benedict and breakfast muffins.
A self service buffet of cereals, home-made breads, fruits, yoghurts and hot drinks are available.
A vegetarian full breakfast and gluten-free options are also available on request.
Guests are very welcome to relax in our cosy guest lounge with plush sofas and a woodburning stove lit in the cooler months. A selection of games and books are also available for guest use.
A beautifully presented garden with outdoor seating is available and there is ample off road parking onsite.
We have numerous local contacts for bicyle rental, horse riding, tennis, spa treatments and other activities - please do ask if you need any assistance.
Check in is between 4pm and 7pm on arrival day and rooms must be vacated by 10 30am on your day or departure. Please note that we are open between late Spring until Autumn.
Sorry - we are unable to accommodate pets and we accept children 5 years and older.
Group bookings for wedding parties and functions are welcome on request.
Longmead House is a perfect base for walking and touring the Exmoor coast and countryside. We are situated close to the South West Coast Path, Tarka Trail and Two Moors Way. The spectacular Valley of the Rocks, a rock-strewn dry valley inhabited by wild goats and Exmoor ponies popular is also nearby and very popular with walkers. We'll happily provide a selection of OS maps and guides for guests looking to walk the local area.
Lynton and Lynmouth are brimming with character shops, fine restaurants and cafes, and don't miss a ride on the famous Victorian Cliff Railway from Lynton down the hill to Lynmouth harbour. Lynton also has a small cinema only a few minutes' walk from Longmead House and the National Trust's Watersmeet secluded valley with a tea room, riverside walks and waterfalls is also nearby.
Other activities available in the local area include horse riding, fishing and cycling in Exmoor. Stroll along Lynmouth Harbour towards Rhenish Tower and stop at a cafe for traditional Devon Cream Tea.