• Pet Friendly
  • Credit Card
  • Free Parking
  • Parking Facilities


"Book Direct? Our Traditional Coaching Inn boasts 15 characterful ensuite bedrooms, best rate guaranteed, Free cancellation up to 12pm the day before arrival, no pre-payment needed.


Please note: We will be closed from 6pm on the 5th January to the 16th January inclusive for a quick refurbishment to the bars, restaurant and rooms to improve the quality of the Blue Ball while maintaining it's unique and traditional atmosphere.


Call direct for the best room prices on 01598 741263


The Blue Ball Inn is a dog friendly traditional coaching inn, located in the hamlet of Countisbury, just outside Lynton and Lynmouth...

..offering a high standard of bed and breakfast accommodation with a warm welcome. We are in the heart of the countrys most spectacular hiking and walking trails on Exmoor, North Devon. Stay in our hotel to relax, or to follow one of the seven circular walks through stunning countryside that start from the inn. With a growing reputation for providing real ale, fine wines and excellent traditional meals. Open all day, food service times are Monday - Saturday 12-3pm 6-9pm and Sundays 12 - 8:30pm. Join us for lunch or an evening meal. see our Dining page for more details and sample menus. Horse riding for novice to experienced riders can be arranged. Plenty of parking on site. Children, dogs and muddy boots are very welcome.

Open every day of the year, we are a Cask Marque accredited Inn and are also recommended by CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale). Ideal for walking holidays, weekend getaways and short breaks, The Blue Ball Inn is a traditional romantic coaching inn dating in part back to the 13th century, with low ceilings, blackened beams, stone fireplaces and a timeless atmosphere of unspoilt old world charm.

WiFi is available throughout the building.
All our bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, with a mixture of baths, showers and wet rooms. They also all have a television, radio alarm, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryers, bottled water and access to ironing facilities.



Enjoy a New Year break at this lovely 14th Century coaching Inn, situated on the edge of Exmoor, near the quaint villages of Lynmouth and Lynton



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Selection of Our Rooms

Scenic View Double with En-suite

Double room at the front of the Inn . View across fields to the cliffs. En-suite bathroom with a telephone style shower attachment. Furnished to a high standard in a traditional style.
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tea and Coffee Maker
  • Toiletries
  • Cots Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board

Scenic View Twin with En-suite

Scenic view twin room with shower over bath En-suite. Has nature view across Exmoor towards Lynmouth
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tea and Coffee Maker
  • Toiletries
  • En-Suite
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access

Scenic View Double with Shower

Double room at the front of the Inn with views across fields towards the cliffs. En-suite bathroom with a shower cubicle, no bath.
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tea and Coffee Maker
  • Toiletries
  • En-Suite Shower
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board


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Arrival / Departure

Check in:3:00pm - 10:00pm
Check out:10:30am.