A fully licensed guest house situated in Lynton North Devon in the Exmoor National Park within easy reach of both countryside and the coast.
Enjoy a comfortable tranquil stay on the sunniest side of the Lyn valley where you wake to bird-song and the sound of bleating sheep in the distance.
Fresh home cooking is our speciality; we use locally sourced foods including our own free-range eggs*.
Choose from our varied breakfast menu or stay for evening meal and enjoy a bottle of wine or beer.
We have a private car park adjacent to the house for your use.
Rockvale House is a large Victorian house and was initially the summer residence of a Bristol merchant. Having undergone several changes it is now an elegant guest house with 6 en-suite guest rooms two of which can accommodate families. The bar is well stocked and the lounge has an open log fire comfortable seating and a selection of books CDs and board games for your use.
The area is very popular with walkers and cyclists with many scenic routes. Please ask to borrow maps of the local area.
The town centre of Lynton is only a 2 minute walk away; it is linked to the harbour village of Lynmouth by the famous Victorian water powered cliff railway. Lynton offers a range of amenities including a bank post office chemist several places to eat and it's own independent cinema.
Rockvale House is well placed to act as a base to visit much of North Devon. Many interesting tourist attractions are just a short journey away, either by car or bus (bus services operate from Lynton to Minehead and Barnstaple) or you can leave your car in Rockvale House's private car park whilst you explore the locality around Lynton and Lynmouth on foot. Lynton and Lynmouth are jointly called 'Little Switzerland', you will probably see why when you look up at Lynton from Lynmouth, it is quite spectacular. Though small, Lynton is set in one of the prettiest parts of the Devon countryside. The town centre is a 2 minute walk from Rockvale House and caters for most requirements, there are Restaurants and Tea Rooms, a Post Office, Tourist Information Centre, Craft Centre and even a Cinema. Lynmouth is just a short distance from Lynton, either a 20 minute walk, a short ride on the cliff railway, or 5 minutes by car. A very pleasant town, set in a sunny bay at the mouth of the river Lyn. Among it's attractions are a putting green, a promenade, a harbour (where boat trips may be booked), and a number of shops and cafes.
Lynmouth is easily accessed from Lynton via the Cliff Railway which regularly runs up and down the cliffs from Lynton at the top to Lynmouth at the bottom, last trip back up at around 7 p.m. (check at the station)
Fully licenced guest house, in Lynton on the North Devon coast. With free parking and ready access to the Exmoor National Park and the coast at Lynmouth.
2 minutes from Lynton town centre; Rockvale House is set on a rise above the town ensuring uninterrupted views to the hills beyond.
The breakfast menu is extensive with everything from Full English to pancakes. Evening meals are delightful, and you can always finish the day in the bar looking at the panoramic view.
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Very nice, great hosts, lovely breakfast
Thank you for a lovely stay and warm welcome. Such a nice room and thoughtfully appointed. Will definitely be back for more lemon curd!
Very nice & lovely atmosphere. Great!!
Andreas – Austria
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