Summer in Exmoor

Summer holidays by the sea in
Exmoor & North Devon

enjoy the summer sun in exmoor

Summer in the great British outdoors – there’s no better place to be.

Visit Lynton & Lynmouth in the shimmering summer sun on the craggy and dramatic Exmoor coast of North Devon. See the boats bobbing about in Lynmouth’s glistening harbour, amble along the icy cold river to Watersmeet and beyond – it’s summer bliss.

Wander the charming streets of Lynton & Lynmouth for shop for some locally-made arts and crafts, gifts or clothing. Enjoy a cream tea, delicious cake or freshly-made lunch in one of our local cafés and pubs.

Summer is a great time to roam the many miles paths and trails that criss-cross the expanse of Exmoor. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the moors, or listen to the lapping of waves on Lynmouth’s pebbly beaches.

Explore Exmoor under the glorious summer sun.

top activities for SUMMER in Exmoor

Lynton & Lynmouth
Cliff Railway

Enjoy your first ride on the Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway as it bursts into life in February each year.

steam trains
at Woody Bay Station

Start your year with a ride on a steam train at Woody Bay Station on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway.

a game of golf in lynmouth

Play a round or two on Lynmouth's Putting Green surrounding by beautiful scenery and views.

things to do in the summer

There are so many wonderful things to do in and around Lynton & Lynmouth in the Summer.  Play a round of golf at Lynmouth’s Hole-in-1, ride on the Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, wander along to Watersmeet and the Valley of RocksCheck out some of these great North Devon and West Somerset experiences. There is something perfect for the whole family in Exmoor.

Malmsmead Exmoor Devon Highcliffe House 8

The Doone Valley

The Doone Valley is a magical, mystical place. There is a part…

the two moors way 1

The Two Moors Way

Crossing both Exmoor and Dartmoor, and covering a distance of some 105…


It wouldn’t be Summer without enjoying an ice cream .. or two.  Here are some great places in Lynton & Lynmouth where you can enjoy great ice cream and lots of other summery treats.

Life's a Beach

There are some great beaches right on the doorstep. Some are long and golden and some are wild and rugged.

Great places to stay in the summer

Find the perfect place to stay during your Summer vacation in Lynton & Lynmouth.  These wonderful hotels, cosy B&B’s and lush campsites are ready to welcome you for some Summer fun with a warm sunny welcome.

interesting summer reading

Explore other seasons in Exmoor

Exmoor in Autumn

Explore North Devon in a glorious blaze of reds and oranges.

Exmoor in Winter

Explore the bleak majesty of North Devon in Winter.

Exmoor in Spring

Explore North Devon when Spring bursts into life.