"A remote and unspoilt piece of paradise" Top 5 Page for this destination Lundy Island by grets

Lundy Island Travel Guide: 157 reviews and 679 photos

Lundy Island

Lundy is a small island some 10 miles off the North Devon Coast, and it has a long and interesting history.

We visited on a beautiful sunny summer's day and found the island to be absolutely charming.

On a wet and windy winter's day the picture would look much more bleak I am sure.

Size

Lundy is four miles long and half a mile wide at its wides. She rises 400 metres up from the sea.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great walks, remote and desolate
  • Cons:A very steep walk up from the sea
  • In a nutshell:A great place to get away from it all
  • Last visit to Lundy Island: Jun 2005
  • Intro Updated Jun 20, 2005
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  • johngayton's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2013 at 3:45 PM

    Update overdue Grets - You've got nothing else to do ;-)

  • fabrice's Profile Photo
    May 17, 2011 at 12:30 AM

    wonderful place to relax

  • cdapples's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2007 at 9:13 AM

    I owned a Lundy Island pony. They swim them from the island to the boat to bring them to the mainland. We used to say you could tell the weather by looking at the island "Lundy high, sign of dry"

  • rexvaughan's Profile Photo
    Nov 22, 2005 at 6:25 AM

    What a lovely spot and great tips, Grets. Thanks and I hope you have a wonderful birthday.

  • travelinxs's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2005 at 6:56 AM

    I came to check out your Sudan page and see youve been to the island where I once lived. Small world! Greetings from Egypt. Chris

  • cazz38's Profile Photo
    Oct 4, 2005 at 9:17 AM

    What a lovely place to visit Grets,its quite near to me but i have never been.After reading your page and seeing your wonderful pictures i will have to find the time.

  • littlesam1's Profile Photo
    Jul 13, 2005 at 6:57 AM

    I really enjoyed this page Grete. I followed the link from your home page. The photography is wonderful.

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2005 at 9:34 AM

    Sounds like an invigorating place. An island with grey seals, black rabbits, virtual puffins, its own species of cabbage, and "not short of manure". An interesting new page!

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2005 at 3:18 AM

    What a wonderful place to visit, Grete. I love the stamp story!! If you are into bird watching, you should go to Fair Isle, they don't have puffin stamps, they have REAL puffins there!!! ;-) Have a great sunday!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2005 at 5:56 PM

    Grete, a thoroughly enjoyable page! I did not even know that this speck of land existed until now! As you say, it looks like a place that deserves some time to savour. Lots of excellent photos and informative tips - thank you for sharing!!

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