Christmas in Lynton


Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Fabulous festive package – see below for what’s included!
  • Relax in Lynton – an amazingly beautiful part of the country
  • Visit bustling Barnstaple
  • Scenic drive through dramatic Exmoor
Make this Christmas extra special! We’ll take all the hard work out of Christmas, leaving you to relax and enjoy yourself. For festive fun Bay Hotels are ideal, with lively entertainment and like-minded holidaymakers.

As well as return coach travel to Lynton and accommodation at the Bay of Rocks Hotel, you'll also enjoy two included excursions, cooked breakfasts and three-course evening meals daily and a festive entertainment programme. You'll enjoy special food and drink treats as well, with mulled wine on arrival, a drinks reception, leisurely brunches on Christmas and Boxing Day, afternoon tea each day and a traditional four-course festive Christmas Day lunch. To top it all off you'll also receive a gift from Father Christmas!

This Holiday is Great For

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Day One:
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Lynton, where we’ll check in to the Valley of Rocks  Hotel and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)

Days Two to Four:
Over the three full days we have in Lynton we enjoy an included excursion. We take a trip to the bustling market town of Barnstaple. The town has a great food scene with fantastic seafood, which of course is all locally sourced. The Pannier Market is another highlight in the town, set within a beautiful market hall, it is a great place to pick up a souvenir of your visit.

We’ll also travel to Dartmoor, a wild and winding National Park, where you can feel real history in landscapes that haven’t changed in hundreds and sometimes thousands of years.

The other day is free to enjoy Lynton,the beautiful town perched high on a clifftop above the village of Lynmouth has a number of good pubs, cafes and teahouses, or take the cliff railway down to Lynmouth to enjoy tasty fish and chips on the seafront. 

Coastal walks are easily available from the hotel with the South West Coastal Path passing nearby and several other trails leading to nearby look out points such as Crock Point and The Valley of Rocks.

Day Five:
Today we return home via the interchange following breakfast and checkout at the hotel.

Valley of Rocks Hotel


  • A Bay Preferred hotel – find out more here
  • Set high above the North Devon cliffs above a beautiful harbour that has a number of charming shops and cafes
  • Enjoy fantastic views across the harbour from superior rooms
  • Discover amazing coastal walks in either direction along the South West Coast Path

Stay at the heart of a national nature reserve among the amazing scenery of the North Devon coast with views over the harbour and plenty of cafes and shops to enjoy nearby.

The Valley of the Rocks is located in the quaint village of Lynton with a number of independent shops to explore locally. It’s a great place to take in some stunning coastal scenery, being set in Exmoor National Park right on the South West Coast Path which takes in nearby Foreland Point and the Valley of Rocks after which the hotel is named.

The hotel is the perfect place to explore Exmoor national park, a wild landscape with a huge and varied amount of wildlife and unique dark moorland. Take a trail up to one of the park’s many hills where you can see great views over this stunning landscape and out to sea.

In the hotel you can upgrade to a standard plus or superior room, which will not only give you increased space and comfort but also great views over Lynmouth Bay. The restaurant serves sumptuous meals for breakfast and in the evening while midday meals are available in the bar area.

Rooms at this hotel

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Dartmoor National Park

Join our excursion travelling over beautiful Dartmoor National Park to Plymouth, with its combination of heritage and natural beauty.


Excursion to Barnstaple

We take an excursion to the attractive market town of Barnstaple, North Devon’s oldest and largest town, nestling in the Taw Valley. Take a walk up to the top of the mount that used to house Barnstaple Castle for a great view of the town and the River Taw winding its way towards the Bristol Channel. Alternatively the town’s museum is free to enter and houses a huge number of interesting items from the history of North Devon.