The Captain's House

Guest house in Lynmouth, Devon (Exmoor)

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1 Tors Road, Exmoor National Park
Lynmouth
Devon
England
EX35 6ET

The Captain's House, Lynmouth

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The Captains House is Set amidst the magnificent scenery that surrounds Lynmouth. The Captain’s House offers the discerning visitor an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful part of Exmoor and the North Devon coastline.

Open all year except Christmas, The Captains House offers lavishly decorated standard and en suite rooms, all centrally heated with tea and coffee making facilities. Children are very welcome with well behaved adults! The Captains House hosts a beautiful tea garden, a real sun trap in which to sit and enjoy a famous Devonshire Cream Tea. Marvel at the magnificent scenery and pretty flowers while watching the world go by, with the relaxing sounds of the river's babbling in the background.

Go on, treat yourself to our mouthwatering freshly baked scones with jam and lashings of farmhouse clotted cream - mmm, wickedly delicious! The area is a paradise for nature lovers and walkers. The poets Shelley, Wordsworth and Coleridge visited the area and wrote lovingly of our village many times. The classic novel Lorna Doone by R D Blackmore was penned and set here.

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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

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