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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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An original Victorian piece of engineering still in working order. Saves a steep climb from Lynmouth to Lynton. Beware dogs and pushchairs an extra £1. The trip takes around five... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

An original Victorian piece of engineering still in working order. Saves a steep climb from Lynmouth to Lynton. Beware dogs and pushchairs an extra £1. The trip takes around five minutes each way. Can be crowded at times.

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Bideford, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We were two golden oldies having an overnight stay to celebrate a birthday and only managed to fit in the cliff railway and shops etc. We had visited the area many times and enjoyed the trips to the surrounding countryside in the past.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit, lots of small shops (cheaper gifts than Cornwall) kids loved the railway, had fun watching duck race

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This unique victorian lift which travels down the cliff between Lynton and Lynmouth is great fun as well as being steeped in history. As you travel down the views are spectacular as long asyoumake sure you get to the front!!

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

if you visit lynton you must go on the cliff railway wow what views great way to save your legs from travelling up a very steep hill and how clever try to stand outside the carriage on a liitle foot platform then look down whilst travelling up cripes ! staff fun as well

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Visited today with four generations of the same family and all had a great day. The two villages are interesting to wander around and the pasty shop in Lynmouth sells delicious fresh baked pasties with many different fillings. The trip back up the hill on the Cliff Railway was the highlight and enjoyed by grandson and grandad alike. A must... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

£3.70 for a return trip on the cliff railway is a little pricey but when on hols you do pay because it`s something to do on a wet day so didn`t really mind. Lynmouth is a fantastic little town & the fish & Chips are to die for...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

An amazing experience not to be missed. Lynmouth is a very picturesque place that is sure to delight. The cliff railway has fabulous views and on a clear day you can see across the Severn to Swansea, Port Talbot etc. The staff are helpful and will answer any questions although there is a very self explanatory leaflet and a book... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Cliff railway, saves you lots of steps. There is a small village at the top. Operators are very nice, its a beautiful view going up and down. Reasonable prices. Quaint area. A Must do.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Water powered lifts that are controlled by nothing apart from water weight. Trust me its not as boring as it sounds. Its a great cheap way to get up or down the hill and a great experience to see all the brass mechanical parts working in motion. Defiantly worth a visit wether you just want to get up the hill... More 

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