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Glen Lyn Gorge

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Address: Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, England

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A pleasant walk up the gorge although there are some steep bits if you are nervous of heights. There is some interesting information in the visitor's centre. A good way to pass a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

A beautiful gorge with amazing water jet at the bottom and waterfall at the top. Beautiful forest walk. Quite steep and narrow in places, but lots of benches and places for a picnic. I really liked the access for those less mobile. Still quite steep but a relatively smooth path at least. Well worth the entrance fee.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We found this by chance when we visited Lynmouth. £10 for two adults to go round is very good considering the views. Beautiful to walk along the gorge. I wouldn't advise this attraction for young children as some of the paths are very close to the cliff. I would also advise that you take as little as possible on the... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A pleasant walk up the gorge although there are some steep bits if you are nervous of heights. There is some interesting information in the visitor's centre. A good way to pass a couple of hours.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The availability of a "Tramper" mobility scooter at this very interesting attraction allowed my disabled wife a really great and rare opportunity to explore the trails available at Glen Lyn Gorge.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

It was a cold, windy and rainy day when we visited, but it was still spectacularly breathtaking. It was very interesting to see water being turned into electricity. The water canons were fun and resulted in us getting even wetter than we already were! We did not go on the walk as it was too cold but I bet it... More 

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Cannot believe that an attraction like this in a popular setting with tourists doesn't take debit cards to pay for entrance?? Nor can I believe that there are no cash machines in the village!?!!??

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

It's a pretty walk, very short and quite steep. The facts are interesting but other than the gorge there's not a lot to see. The museum on the history of why they had to create it is impressive but not fantastic. It's very old and could do with updating. But it's a pretty walk for an hour or so.

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Delabole, cornwall United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

informative museum ,child friendly interactive demonstrations of green technology. steep climbing up all the paths to get to the view points

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

April 29 (Thursday), and shut all day - no reason given, or opening times. Got a BT answerphone when we called the number for enquiries. We asked at the centre on the front at Lynmouth and they couldn't get a reply either - they called me (thanks!) the next morning but by then we were already on our way home.

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

For me, this attraction is seeing the boulder strewn gorge itself, enjoying the (steep at times) walk, and making time to take some photos. Based on this the £5 entry fee feels a bit high. However there is a museum/eco-centre building to have a look at before heading up the track. This has a lot of potential but comes over... More 

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Address: Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth

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