It is difficult to pin down why Lundy Island has such an effect on people. It is true that Lundy is different from any other island and that it is a wonderful part of the country. Situated off the coast of North Devon, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Bristol Channel with nothing between it and America, natural beauty, remote and tranquil, without roads, cars or pollution.
Visitors can enter a cave once used to hold prisoners, climb to the highest lighthouse in Britain, inspect the Georgian cannons which fired every ten minutes in fog, see the Lundy cabbage which grows nowhere else in the world. There is also the unique flora and fauna, sika deer, soay sheep, Lundy ponies, goats, seals and an array of birdlife. All this while enjoying the magnificent views
The Voyage to Lundy – Late March until the end of October is when the Islands own handsome and graceful passenger and supply vessel MS Oldenburg carries both day and staying visitors from Bideford or Ilfracombe.
Season by season, from dawn to dusk the visitor on Lundy is offered endless interest and delight.
For tickets contact Ilfracombe Tourist Information Centre on 01271 863001.