No matter how you are planning to get to Lifton Hall, you will find it easy to find. Less than a mile from the A30, the main road joining Devon and Cornwall, you will be able to enjoy a relaxing location that’s also convenient
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On foot or by cycle
If you are walking or cycling around the south west and coming to stay at Lifton Hall on your route, we are very easy to find.
You will no doubt already have a route planned taking in Lifton, which lies on the old A30. The hotel is on the main road – New Road – through the village. Take a look at the map below.
We have plenty of space for bicycles. Muddy boots are no problem, as long as they are taken off outside! If you would prefer a room with a bath so you can have a long, hot soak – just let us know when booking your room.
Lifton is on the 6 and 6A bus route that runs between Exeter and Bude, via Okehampton and Launceston. The bus is operated by Stage Coach and stops in Lifton 4 times a day – Monday to Saturday – and once on a Sunday or Public Holiday. The bus stop is just outside the hotel.
Visit the Stage Coach website for details of the 6/6A route and bus times.
There aren’t a lot of taxis in the area – so it’s always best to book well in advance. Here are some local firms:
- AB Taxis 01566 776877
- Ace Cabs 07984 727474
- Dan’s Cabs 07792 925374
- Launceston Taxis 01566 785364
- LJ Taxi 07811 311322
- Kensey Kabs 07776 200992
From the M5 heading south west
From junction 31 at Exeter (the end of the M5) take the A30 heading for Okehampton. Stay on the A30 for about 40 minutes, passing Okehampton, heading for Launceston. Leave the A30 at the Liftondown exit and follow the signs for Lifton – Hotels and B&Bs. Continue through the village, and we are on your left shortly after Lifton post office and stores. The car park entrance is immediately after the main building.
Take the A30 out of Cornwall. Leave the A30 at the Liftondown exit and follow the signs for Lifton – Hotels and B&Bs. Continue through the village, and we are on your left shortly after Lifton post office and stores.
If you are coming from the east or ‘up country’, our closest station is Okehampton. You will need to change at Exeter St David’s. It takes approximately 3 hours from London to Exeter (not much more if coming from places like Manchester or Birmingham), and about 30 minutes from Exeter to Okehampton.
Taxis can usually be caught outside either stations, but its often cheaper if you ask us to arrange a taxi to pick you up. It is also possible to catch a bus from Exeter or Okehampton stations (see ‘By bus’).
Plymouth station is better if you are travelling up from Cornwall. Again taxis can be arranged to pick you up.
Our closest airports are Newquay and Exeter – both about an hour away. Bristol airport is also fairly close (under 2 hours) and offers more flights.
We can arrange for a taxi to collect you from any of these airports. Car hire is also possible.