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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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Really good attraction, but be careful they let a lot of water out when the train starts and It set me off I had to get off and go to the toilet quickly before I got back on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Really good attraction, but be careful they let a lot of water out when the train starts and It set me off I had to get off and go to the toilet quickly before I got back on it.!!! Must be my age. Funicular definitely fun!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The cliff railway is celebrating its 125th birthday and it is fascinating to experience the Victorian engineering first hand. No queues and a cheap, easy way to travel between Lynton and Lynmouth.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We were visiting Lynmouth for the afternoon and saw the railway so thought we had to give it a go! It was a good, fun experience (I would recommend standing out on the platform to get the full effect) but we were at a bit of a loss for what to do in Lynton! There isn't much there other than... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

The cliff railway was the one thing I needed to experience. It is such a cute little steam train although I wasn't brave enough to stand on the platform and see the drop! The station was planted with purple and yellow pansies and even the cliffs had clumps of daffodills every few yards and I spotted 2 gnomes! I am... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great coastal town with fantastic walks & quaint shops. Fairly quiet & unspoilt. Stunning cliff top views & generally chilled out atmosphere.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

The last time I visited lynton cliff railway i was my sons age and I've never forgot it, so while on holiday in Devon we just had to visit, I decided to park in lynton which is at the top of the cliff there was plenty of parking and the railway was a short walk away, has i remembered the... More 

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Lancashire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A Victorian Water Powered Lift that takes you from Lynmouth in the valley bottom up to Lynton on the top of the cliff. Once on the top there are great views across the Bristol Channel where I'm told on clear days you can see South Wales. Take a walk around the village, sit in the church yard and enjoy the... More 

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REIGATE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A great way to get between the two towns, still powered by water and some great views what more could you ask for.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was a great experience, great views and interesting learning about the water powered railway. Had a lovely walk around the town taking lots of photos standing on the bridge watching the river. Lots of nice pubs cafes and shops in both lynton and lynmouth.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The weather was rubbish but the railway was superb. Really enjoyed going from the top to the bottom and finding out how the railway worked. Would definitely get over and use the railway again, pricing is not cheap but such a great experience.

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