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discover a hidden world of history & beauty

In the words of the National Trust “your adventure in North Devon starts here”.

Explore the stately and picturesque delights of North Devon and West Somerset. From grand homes and castles to rugged coastline and wooded valleys – the National Trust offers something exciting and wonderful for the whole family. Add one, or all, of these to your list of things to see and do when visiting Lynton & Lynmouth.

Watersmeet Lodge

A delightful haven and tea room at the confluence of two mighty rivers.

Heddon Valley

A beautiful wildlife-rich wooded river valley leading to dramatic towering cliffs.

Barna Barrow

The bleak and dramatic Foreland Point with stunning views of Lynton & Lynmouth.

A short drive from Lynton & Lynmouth

Arlington Court

A beautiful Regency house set in picturesque landscaped gardens and grounds.


A ageless hamlet of thatched cottages surrounded by beautiful woodland.

Dunster Castle

An ancient castle and country home with dramatic views and subtropical gardens.


The picturesque river location in the Doone Valley that inspired 'Lorna Doone'.

Baggy Point

A stunning heading surrounded by crashing waves and dramatic sea cliffs

Join the National Trust

  • Benefit from free entry to many of the special places in our care as they reopen (some pre-booking required)
  • Free parking at most of our car parks as they reopen (pre-booking required for a small number of car parks)
  • Members' Handbook, full of information about our places
  • National Trust Magazine three times a year, packed with inspiration, interviews and news