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Glen Lyn Gorge

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Address: Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, England

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Great views and very educational

We visited the Gorge on Sunday afternoon and found the whole setup absolutely brilliant. As others have said the walk to the top is not easy, especially after the rain, as it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We visited the Gorge on Sunday afternoon and found the whole setup absolutely brilliant. As others have said the walk to the top is not easy, especially after the rain, as it's very slippery and muddy but it's well worth the effort! A great place to visit anytime of the year! Very educational and interesting things to see and do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Start off by watching the water cascade over the rocks to the sea, then enter an amazingly informative, interesting and beautiful area. Really makes you realise the power of water. Although difficult in places due to the narrowness, the paths are relatively easy, depending on individual capability of course. But the walk to the top is well worth it, the... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This amazing attraction has to be encountered head on and with a willing heart or you will miss the fun.I didn't realize how little i know about water and what it does each and every day of our lives,which we all take for granted.The hub of the attraction is the fountain of knowledge which starts the tour and where you... More 

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Medway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Being a sedentary old codger, I was reluctant to clamber up through the woods to explore the Lyn Gorge. Nevertheless, on our last morning in Lynmouth I found myself traipsing up and down hill. And was it worth it! The place is teeming with wildlife. Robins sing all the way up the glen, every few yards a dipper dives under... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We visited the Gorge 30/9 and were very impressed how informative and interesting it was for all ages , a different style of attraction reminding us of the power of water. A bit HILLY and maybe not for the faint hearted or anyone with walk difficulties ( but do not be put off ) it's worth the trek NOTE a... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Cracking morning visit with the grandchildren, good price and on this day fairly quiet. Children enjoyed all aspects of the water, and so did we. Walk is pleasant though in places a little slippy.

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cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is a great place to just walk and relax and take in the surroundings. Dogs are allowed. There is a museum and a long walk up to the ravine, but it is steep and not suitable for wheelchair,s at the top. There is a lovely walk on lower ground to a seated area if you don't want to climb... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A small but very interesting exhibition followed by a nice walk through the gorge with some lovely water falls.

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Brierley Hill, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

There is a small exhibition in an old building with all sorts of oddities, then you can walk up the gorge where you can see the Hydroelectric Turbines, next to them are a few industrial type water jets that you can play with, we all loved this but is was a very hot day and may not be so enjoyable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you've never been before, it's a must do attraction for the history of the flood and lovely waterfalls. Good interaction for children but we thought it was too expensive at £5 considering the beauty on the walk to Watersmeet which is free. There are no opening times advertised because they don't know, we were told, when they will get... More 

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