The best way to get to the island is via the ferry from Bideford or Ilfracombe. You can get to Lundy Island by helicopter, as well as several charter companies who provide boat services. Guests can either sail on MS Oldenburg or take a helicopter to reach Lundy. Further information and travel details can be found here. The place is stunningly beautiful. The history, the birds and wildlife, and the views are all worth the boat raid and the Marisco Tavern does excellentbeer and good food.
How long is the ferry from Ilfracombe to Lundy?
Between 4 and 6 hours can be spent on the island depending on the day you choose to travel, as the crossing takes about each way.
Is the Oldenburg sailing to Lundy?
There are up to four sailings a week from either Bideford or Ilfracombe and can carry 267 passengers. There is a sailing timetable here.
Is Lundy inhabited?
There is a rich and varied history of religious piety, piracy, successful and failed enterprises, and sometimes downright roguery. Archaeological investigations have found Bronze and Iron Age settlements on the Island.
Can you swim off Lundy Island?
The Atlantic Ocean meets the Bristol channel on a wild Island with dolphins. The waters are ideal for swimming around the island. It’s important to have boat cover to do this type of swimming.
Can you stay overnight on Lundy Island?
Every day visit and every overnight stay helps to secure the future of the island.
Can you stay on the Isle of Lundy?
New life has been given to a whole island by the Landmark Trust. Short breaks and weekly holiday lets are available at 23 individual self-catering properties.