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Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Address: The Esplanade, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EQ, England
Phone Number: 01598 753908
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Lynmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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Buckinghamshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

As I love railways, I was always going to love this funicular. The staff were very friendly and helpful and explained exactly how it all works and some of the history. The views from the top were stunning. I'll definitely pay another visit and take another ride when I'm next in the area.

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Newport, Isle of Wight
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is an excellent attraction, it is historic, traditional, enjoyable and the view from the top is worth the cost alone. I am amazed that anyone can say that it is expensive, if for no other reason then I am wondering what they are comparing the price to, it's not as though you have this kind of transport in every... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is an excellent attraction, most people who put 'poor' reviews complained about the price and queuing, I thought the price was good, it is unique, historical and very enjoyable, as for the queues, I went in November so no queues at all but what are you expecting in the peak holiday season in a cab fit for about 10... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great experience even the dog loved it. lovely walk at the top with plenty of shops and places to eat. The staff were very friendly and the views were something else.

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Ashford, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This lift is a real treat. Gives amazing views and is not over priced. Lovely staff too. The drive through Exmoor to visit just adds to it.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you wait till the end of the day you will gifted with a most rewarding surprise. You can even have a ride just for yourself: the selfie ride! So all you hear is the breakers below and the rustling of the wind (plus your own sighing in admiration)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A great way to get from lynmouth to Lynton with a view worth a million dollars. A surprise such an old attraction is so well maintained.

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south UK
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We arrived with our two dogs in tow and the staff were very friendly and most helpful...(it was only 2 days before closing for the year)... the trip up and down was uneventful and as my wife does not like heights that is something good, even the dogs did not seem to notice anything out of the ordinary. It certainly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

An unforgettable trip on a genuine Victorian mode of transport with a coffee at the top to give time to savour the view

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We were so pleased not to have to face the walk down the slippery zip zag path to Lynmouth. Amazing views across to Wales.

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