LOCATION

Lee Chapel and Schoolhouse
Lee Village
North Devon
EX34 8LN

(near Woolacombe and Ilfracombe)


There are two main ways to get here. The first is very scenic and avoids Barnstaple. The second route allows those wanting to shop at Tesco, Sainsbury's or other major shops and goes through Barnstaple.

Directions: Route 1

From the M5 Junction 27 take the A361 towards Barnstaple until you reach the junction with the A399. At this roundabout turn right on the A399 towards Blackmoor Gate. (This will also be marked for Woolacombe and Ilfracombe). Proceed through Blackmoor Gate and on before turning left on the A3123 towards Woolacombe and Ilfracombe. Proceed straight on to Mullacoot Cross roundabout, cross straight on towards Woolacombe/Lee on the B3343 for 1.5 miles and turn right at a sign marked Lincombe and Lee.

Continue along this lane, crossing over the disused railway line,after 1 mile you will reach the "Y" junction bear left down the hill passing through the hamlet of Lincombe. As you drop down into the valley you will see a "S" bend sign/Welcome to Lee, just after this you will see the Chapel on your right. Parking is on the opposite side of the road next to the grit/salt dispenser.

Directions: Route 2

From the M5 junction 27 take the A361 towards Barnstaple. At Barnstaple take the A39 at the roundabout marked Hospital A&E and Combe Martin. Continue along this road past the Hospital on your right until you meet the fork to the left marked Ilfracombe B3236.

Continue along this road for approximately 8 miles to a crossroads with the Lynton Cross Garage on the right. Take the left turning to Mortehoe and Woolacombe A3123. Continue for approximately 2 miles to the Mullacott Cross roundabout. Proceed straight over on to the B3343 for a further 1.5-2 miles to a turning to the right signed Lee and Lincombe. Follow this lane crossing over the disused railway line, at the "Y" junction bear left passing through the hamlet of Lincombe. As you drop down into the valley you will see a "S" bend sign/Welcome to Lee, just after this you will see the Chapel on your right. Parking is on the opposite side of the road next to the grit/salt dispenser.

LINKS

Lee Bay and Lincombe

The villages' website http://www.leebay.co.uk/

Read the Lee & Link'em News here.

Out and About

http://www.northdevon.com/places/ - The official visitor website with information for our four legged friends, Happy days for happy kids, things to do for free and a Surfers guide to North Devon Beaches.

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/local-to-you/south-west/things-to-see-and-do/north-devon/ - National Trust website is at the heart of outdoor life in North Devon. Recommended local walks along spectacular coastline of cliffs dunes and headlands.

http://www.walkingnorthdevon.co.uk/

www.bbc.co.uk/devon/outdoors/cycling

http://www.biketrail.co.uk/Biketrail_Home.htm

http://www.sustrans.org.uk/

http://www.southwestcoastpath.net/


So much to see and do in North Devon

See the sights, enjoy all kinds of sports and activities, visit gardens and walk the great outdoors. This corner of North Devon is packed with holiday attractions.

  • Enjoy spectacular views walking the North Devon Coastal Path
  • Take a days boat cruise to Lundy Island
  • A days trip to the famous Eden Project
  • Shop for traditional rare breads meats and local fresh fish in Barnstaple's Pannier farmers market
  • Visit the scenic Exmoor National Park, packed with wildlife
  • Cycle the safe and level, former railway line, the Tarka Trail
  • Wander around the picturesque twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth
  • Acclaimed gardens at Marwood Hill, Docton Mill and RHS Rosemoor
  • Water sports including surfing, body boarding, kite surfing, sailing and fishing
  • Award winning golf courses, pony trekking and archery
  • Adventure parks, clay pigeon shooting and falconry displays
  • Craft and gift shops everywhere you go plus factory outlet shopping at Bideford’s Atlantic Village

10 Best Pubs in North Devon. The Grampus Inn at Lee Bay is within walking distance, and The Rock Inn at Georgeham is a short 5 minute drive and The Thatch at Croyde 7 minutes drive from Lee Chapel and School House all with great North Devon character as featured in a guide to North Devon pubs from The Guardian.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/may/30/10-best-pubs-north-devon

All this and so much more to enjoy, is easily accessible from your holiday accommodation at Lee Chapel and Schoolhouse in Lee Bay, North Devon.


Places to take the family

There are so many things to do in North Devon that we couldn’t possibly list them all! As cottage owners and great fans of North Devon, we have ‘test-driven’ lots of the holiday activities on offer and have never been disappointed!

www.thebigsheep.co.uk - The Big Sheep

www.themilkyway.co.uk - The Milky Way

www.dinosaur-park.com - Wildlife & Dinosaur Park

www.watermouthcastle.com - Watermouth Castle

Superbowl (Ten pin bowling)

www.marwoodhillgarden.co.uk - Marwood Hill Gardens

www.Ilfracombeaquarium.co.uk - Ilfracombe Aquarium