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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 7 reviews

Blessings of Joy,Castle Heights 4****Lynton EX35

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 7 reviews

from £70 /night

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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

BLESSINGS OF JOY- Awarded 2013 and 2014 4 ****QUALITY Award FROM VISIT ENGLAND Tourist Board


£25 "pocket money" for Ice Creams or Treats ! waiting for you, IN CASH, on arrival -as well as your Cream Tea!

'Blessings of Joy' looks forward to welcoming you with a traditional Devon Cream Tea on your arrival! The beautiful 2 bedroom apartment ,set on the first floor within the former Royal Castle Hotel , is reached by the original oak-pannelled staircase which has its own large landing where you can leave your coats and boots. Blessings of Joy has stunning views from the sitting room overlooking Lynmouth Bay, the Bristol Channel and South Wales beyond .The master bedroom- with its 6ft super king bed- enjoys the same views and a view up Countesbury Hill .The apartment is elegantly furnished and offers an ideal base for a relaxing break in one of the most beautiful parts of England. Guests appreciate the comforts of a "home away from home" while enjoying those extra luxury touches! After your Cream Tea, you can continue your celebrations sitting on the window-seat overlooking the sea,sipping a glass of "bubbly" -all included in the complimentary "Welcome Pack" for all our guests.

The apartment is part of a small select development, called Castle Heights, which was completed in 2005. All guests have access to the private promenade with seating and the viewing gazebo, both of which look out over Exmoor and the sea. The Exmoor National Park is literally on the doorstep and offers a huge range of activities including walking, cycling and horse riding. The famous swiss style-furnicular constructed in the late 19 century link Lynton with Lynmouth some 600 feet below!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Children welcome but please enquire about facilites.

The accommodation comprises an entrance hallway, main bedroom with super king-size bed, en suite with shower, washbasin and w/c, a second bedroom with twin beds, family bathroom, kitchen / diner and lounge.

It is well equipped including the following: TV with combined DVD, music centre including CD player and radio, a selection of CDs, DVDs, videos, Wireless Internet access, family games, fiction books, books about the local area, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, telephone (honesty box), travel cot, highchair, sterilizer, baby listening monitor, toddler bed-guard, full size oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dish washer, washing machine and tumble dryer, toaster, food processor.

An initial stock of washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, dish cloths, bin liners, toilet roll, kitchen roll, soap, tea, coffee and sugar is provided.

Bed linen, towels and tea towels are provided.

Further details outdoors

Blessings of Joy is less than a minute's walk from the centre of Lynton which enjoys a good slection of shops including grocery stores,a fruit and vegetable shop which has fresh bread deliveries daily,chemist,antique and gift shops,several restaurants including Indian,Mexican and an award-winning French restaurant opposite the apartment.

There are several pubs and hotels offering delicious traditional English fare .And of course the famous Cream Teas are provided by many charming Tea rooms in both Lynton and Lynmouth.

Locally caught fish and lobster is included on the menu at the famous ,14th Century ,"Rising Sun Hotel" which overlooks Lynmouth harbour.

You can even see the latest films at the recently refurbished (with Velour seats and plenty of leg-space!)Local Lynton Cinema less than 5 minutes walk from the apartment.

About this location

The Devon region

North Devon is a truly beautiful part of the world. Characterised by its high cliffs and hills, this is great for the ramblers among you. Put on your walking boots and discover the inner wilderness of Exmoor where deer and ponies roam wild. If walking is not your thing then you can have a go at mountain biking, spend a day fishing for salmon or trout or explore the quaint towns and villages that abound in this charming region of Britain.

There are plenty of ideas for family days out - try Exmoor Zoo, Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, Tropiquaria, The Milky Way Adventure Park or Ilfracombe Aquarium for starters! Older children are bound to love quadbiking at Keypitts Quads.

All in all there really is something for everyone!


Whether you are after an action packed, outdoor bound holiday or just a relaxing break, then Lynton and Lynmouth has something to offer you.

You can soak up some sun on beaches such as Croyde Bay (or if you're feeling brave then try your hand at surfing!). Or explore Exmoor on horseback - this is one of the most enjoyable ways to see the area. There are plenty of riding stables in the area that cater for all abilities.Golfers can take their pick from courses in Ilfracombe or Willingcott Valley. Cycles can be hired locally

If you're not feeling quite so energetic then fill up your tank and explore the local area by car. You'd be hard pushed not to enjoy a morning in the tearooms of Lynton sampling the local fare! Out of the town you'll come across the intrriguing Valley of the Rocks where you can spot buzzards and wild, yet docile, goats!

Just below Lynton lies Lynmouth (the two are linked by a water-powered cliff railway), which is crammed full of charming fishermen's cottafes. Take a leisurely stroll round and don't forget to stop for a cream tea!

There are some beautiful gardens in the area, such as RHS Rosemoor, Marwood Hill and the stunning Heddon Hall. Lovers of historic properties are also in luck, with houses such as Hartland Abbey and Arlington Court out there to be visited.

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Review 1-7 of 7

12 May 2014


"Spacious accomodation with great views!"

Lovely two bedroomed and two bathroomed apartment centrally positioned in Lynton. Wi-fi and everything else you would need for a short break… More

17 Aug 2013


"wonderful apartment, clean, comfy and fantastic views"

Just returned from a week at Blessings of Joy, gorgeous apartment, spacious and airy with all needs catered for. Fully equipped, but furnished with a unique charm and character. This apartment feels m… More

31 Aug 2012


"Wonderful views but marred by electricity meter"

First the positives (of which there are many). Lynton is a lovely town with great views, walks, places to eat etc. and it is only a short drive to more of the same plus sandy beaches, horse riding, su… More

9 Jun 2012


"Peaceful appartment with magnificent views."

My husband and I chose Blessings of Joy to celebrate our ruby wedding anniversary and we really could not have chosen better. We returned to Lynton as we had spent our honeymoon there. Blessings of J… More

12 Apr 2012


"Lynton is Lovely"

The flat is well placed with lovely views. Lynton itself is small but has a few restaurants and a couple of late night shops.There was a nice welcoming package of a cream tea and a bottle of fizzy. It… More

15 Sep 2011


"Breathtaking views and superb accommodation"

We stayed here for 4 nights in early September as a little extra short break before my daughter went back to school. We all agreed we'd enjoyed this much more than our holiday to France in the Summer! The accommodation is full of character and very comfortable and clean. Everything you could possibly need is supplied and what can I say about the views over the Bristol channel! My daughter loved sitting on the bedroom window seat with her book and every time we looked out we saw something different. We were kindly allowed to bring our little dog who is 7 months old and he loved it here too. He slept in his bed in the kitchen and was very cosy in there. We were delighted to be greeted with a lovely cream tea for our arrival and we enjoyed the bottle of sparkling wine in the evening while we relaxed on the sofa. We loved Lynton and Lynmouth and can particularly recommend the Esplanade Fish Bar, The Oak Room Restaurant where we had a fabulous meal, The Fox & Goose at Parracombe where we had an outstanding Sunday lunch and the Crown Pub across the road where we enjoyed a meal on our last night with a great pub atmosphere and friendly service. We were able to take the dog into lots of pubs while we ate which was great and he was welcomed in lots of the shops too so he loved all the fuss. We found everyone aroudn extremely helpful and friendly. We would thoroughly recommend this accommodation - we all felt relaxed and refreshed and there is a lot to see and do in the local area and we would definitely love to return and when we do I would certainly want to stay here again.

18 Aug 2011


"Superb views in very comfortable apartment with wonderful extra touches."

This is a very comfortable apartment, with everything you could possibly need supplied & in great condition.Right from making the booking, the owner was very helpful & communicated well, even ringing … More

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    • 3 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:13 Nov 2014

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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