Lundy Island

Lundy is a 3-mile-long island, a granite outcrop that lies off the coast of North Devon, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Bristol channel. It is a haven for peace, tranquillity and offers a step back in time with no cars, roads or pollution. Lundy is England first statutory Marine Nature reserve and the first Marine Conservation zone due to its unique flora and fauna.

 

 

Home to an abundance of wildlife with porpoises, dolphins and basking sharks often sighted around the coastline along with the resident seal population. Puffins are native to the island and bird watchers can also hope to see peregrine falcons, razorbills and guillemots. Lundy can be reached by catching the MS Oldenburg from either Ilfracombe or Bideford. On the island there is a general stores and tavern that cater for most eventualities.