Facilities and Amenities

Wi-Fi is available in the elegant guest lounge free of charge. There are also games and books for guests to enjoy during their stay. Flowers, fruit and wine/champagne can be provided for special occasions on request. Castle Hill is a licensed guest house, we have a selection of wines for guests to enjoy during their stay.DVD players have recently been added to all our rooms and we have a small library of DVD’s in the guest lounge.

Dining Options

You will enjoy your delicious breakfast in the modern, spacious south facing dining room which is light, airy and has a triple aspect enjoying views over Summerhouse Hill. It’s a great place to start the day enjoying a home-cooked full English breakfast. Where possible food is sourced from local suppliers. The eggs are all free range and the meat is from a family owned butchers.  A local greengrocers provides our fruit and vegetables. We believe in serving food which is produced locally so that we can support independent suppliers and provide fresh, tasty food that has not travelled very far. We are happy to cater for any special dietary requirements, just let us know what we need to provide.


Good morning, please help yourself to fruit juice, cereal,
yoghurt and fresh fruit. We will take your order for hot
food and drinks


Freshly brewed coffee

Decaffeinated coffee

English Breakfast tea

Decaffeinated tea

Earl Grey tea

Hot Chocolate

A selection of speciality fruit & herbal teas


Full English Breakfast

2 rashers of grilled bacon, sausage, free range egg,

beans, tomato & mushrooms

Vegetarian Breakfast

Vegetarian sausage, egg, beans, tomato & mushrooms

Lighter Options

Scrambled eggs on toast

Bacon, sausage or egg sandwich

White or brown toast with a selection of preserves
All of the food is sourced from local farm shops and suppliers.

Accessibility Information

Castle Hill Guest House was built in 1891 and is accessed from the street by four steps. All of our rooms are on the first or second floor and can only be accessed by using the staircase. Castle Hill is unfortunately unsuitable for wheel chairs. There is a toilet on the ground floor. If you have any concerns regarding access please don’t hesitate to contact us and we will do everything we can to help.

Children’s Facilities

Children over 5 years old are welcome at Castle Hill. We have a sofa bed in the Balcony Suite and the Large Balcony Suite for children under 10 to use at an additional charge of £15.00 per night.  Please contact us directly if you require the sofa beds as they can not be requested when booking online. The Family Suite is an excellent option for families. There are also games and Dvd’s in the guest lounge for children to enjoy.


Castle Hill does not have it’s own parking. The car park is less than 50 metres away and can be seen from the guest house. Parking costs £5 for 24 hours and no reservation is required.

Pet policy

No pets allowed

Smoking Policy

No smoking

Check-in: 3:30 PM till 8:00 PM

Early check-in available on request otherwise please arrive after 3.30pm.

Check-out: 10:30 AM

Late check-out available on request

Types of Payment Accepted at Castle Hill Guest House

Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card

Payment Cards accepted at the property



(19.0mi, 30.6km)

Take A361 out of town
Follow A39 signposted Lynton
At Barbrook turn left onto the B3234 (Lynbridge Road) following signs for Lynton
Take the second left onto Castle Hill and the Guest House is straight ahead.
The Guest House does not have its own parking. Please park outside to offload your bags and get checked in. The car park is less than 50 metres away. We can provide you with 24 hour tickets which cost £3.50.


(19.0mi, 30.6km)

Barnstaple is the nearest railway station on the national network. Services are operated by First Great Western on the Tarka Line from Exeter. For up to date information contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.

(19.0mi, 30.6km)

The 309 and 310 buses go from Barnstaple to Lynton. For up to date information contact Traveline on 0870 608 2608


(30.0mi, 48.3km)

Take A361 North Devon Link Road from Junction 27. At South Molton, take the A399 towards Lynton and Combe Martin. At Blackmoor Gate Turn right onto the A39 towards Lynton. At Barbrook turn left onto the B3234 (Lynbridge Road). Take the second left turn up Castle Hill and the Guest House is directly ahead of you.