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Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

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Address: The Esplanade, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EQ, England
Phone Number: 01598 753908

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Worth a visit.

Everyone from our family loved it. Looks scary but it isn’t. The day that we got there was miserable but it did not spoil the trip up and down the cliff. If you in the area I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Everyone from our family loved it. Looks scary but it isn’t. The day that we got there was miserable but it did not spoil the trip up and down the cliff. If you in the area I recommend you to visit it.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We used the railway on a grey day but still some fabulous scenery to view and the staff very helpful and friendly. Interesting to see operational and the engineering that went into making it.

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derby
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

What a great experience for £3.70 , lovely happy smiling staff and superb views The cliff railway is a must when visiting Lynton & Lynmouth

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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37 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Enjoyable views from top to bottom or bottom to top. Opened Easter Monday 1890 powered by water 700 Gallons this funicular cliff lift.that is water powered lift is Eco Friendly so please take your camera or film it's something you have to do. You travel up an down 862 foot length of track; from Lynton to Lynmouth or reverse is... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We walked from the valley of the rocks along the coastal path into Lynton/Lynmouth and used the cliff railway to return. Keep an eye out for the mountain goats!

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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We took a trip on the cliff railway recently on a gloriously sunny day. The trip only takes a few minutes but was well worth the price (£3.70 return per adult at time of writing). The views from the railway itself are stunning and the staff were all very friendly. Being water powered, the train is very quiet and very... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We visited family who live in Lynton (the town at the top of the cliff railway) and used the railway to visit the beautiful harbour and river in Lynmouth. It was a lovely experience made more enjoyable by the amazing views we took in whilst waiting the few minutes for the cliff railway.

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Horley
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The cliff railway has been the method of transport from Lynton to Lynmouth for 100's of years and we love it !! A quick trip down allowing you access to Lynmouth with ease and to sample the pubs without the pressure of driving. Always friendly and always smiling if you are visiting Lynton or Lynmouth it's a must.

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wilts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

went on this railway on a freezing cold february afternoon with the family - my 7 year old was fascinated with the water power to make it go and she was delighted to be allowed to stand with the driver on the footplate spotting mountain goats on the way up!!! have to say that not all the shops were open... More 

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Rothwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The towns of Lynton and Lynmouth are wonderful in and of themselves - those views! - but made better by being connected through the Funicular railway. Water powered Victorian engineering, staffed by pleasant, informative people, this is a great way to travel. Highly recommended.

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