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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.
*Parking charges may apply
Free Entry*

Heddon Valley

A beautiful wildlife-rich wooded river valley leading to dramatic towering cliffs.
*Parking charges may apply
Free Entry*

Barna Barrow

The rugged and dramatic Foreland Point with stunning views of Lynton & Lynmouth.
Free Entry

A short drive from Lynton & Lynmouth

Arlington Court

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


A ageless hamlet of thatched cottages surrounded by beautiful woodland, just beyond Porlock Bay.

Dunster Castle

An ancient castle and country home with dramatic views and subtropical gardens, located near Minehead.

Lorna Doone Valley

The picturesque river location in the Doone Valley that inspired 'Lorna Doone', near Brendon.
*Parking charges may apply
Free Entry*

Horner Wood

One of the largest and most beautiful ancient oak woods in Britain nestled on the Holnicote Estate, near Porlock.
*Parking charges may apply
Free Entry*

Baggy Point

A stunning heading surrounded by crashing waves with views of the golden sands of Croyde Bay.
*Parking charges may apply
Free Entry*
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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