Lee Bay, near Lynton
Lee Bay, Lynton Picnic Spot
Location: Go to the A39 between Lynmouth and Blackmoor Gate (the junction with the A399 and A39). At Barbrook take the turning opposite the fuel station, the B3234 towards Lynmouth and Lynton. In 0.6 miles bear off to the left towards Lynton. Follow this road for another 0.9 miles through all the bends until your reach a T-junction. Turn left here towards the Valley of Rocks. Keep on this road through the valley to pass the roundabout after a further 0.8 miles, continuing ahead to pass the entrance to Lee Abbey after another 0.8 miles. Keep on this road to reach the toll house at the bottom of the hill. Turn hard right here into the car park. Park here.
OS Grid ref: SS 694 491
Description: This free car park offers picnic benches and plenty of open grassland with the backdrop of Lee Abbey and the beach below you, sandy at low tide.