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Glen Lyn Gorge

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Address: Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, England

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Fascinating Exhibition

We really enjoyed the eclectic exhibition about all things to do with Glen Lyn Gorge and water. The gorge itself is beautiful and lovely to walk along.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Delabole, cornwall United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We really enjoyed the eclectic exhibition about all things to do with Glen Lyn Gorge and water. The gorge itself is beautiful and lovely to walk along.

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Lovely attraction, a must visit, but looks like they set up the attraction years ago and have done nothing since. All the exhibits are dusty, cobwebs and neglected. Still a must visit though bit of a steep walk. I really think that the path should have gone a bit higher up to show the inlet of the hydro but it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

On the surface you wonder what you are paying for but this is a magnificent museum and delightful walk up the gorge. Lots to do for children too and a great way to discover more about the power of water. Brilliantly put together.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Informative and enjoyable trek up the gorge to the hydroelectric pipe. Well marked trails of varying difficulty. A very spectacular experience.

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Caldicot
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

There are 2 parts to this attraction. The museum and then the gorge itself. The gorge is beautiful and the walk is really lovely with beautiful views and worth the entry fee. The museum, however, is looking very very sad -which is a real shame because it has an important message. I'm not a clean queen, but i was looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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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157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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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