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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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The easy way up the hill!

We were staying just outside Lynmouth, but we popped there for a look! The railway climbs the almost sheer hill which seperates Lynmouth at the bottom of the hill to Lynton at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We were staying just outside Lynmouth, but we popped there for a look! The railway climbs the almost sheer hill which seperates Lynmouth at the bottom of the hill to Lynton at the top. It was built in Victorian times and it still runs in pretty much the same way and is lovelingly maintained. While travelling on the railway you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

All enjoyed the trip up and down bit busy up late in the afternoon had to wait 25 mins but overall good experience. Worth a trip

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We started in Lynton & travelled down to Lynmouth - it was £3.70 for a return ticket. Both towns are very picturesque with some lovely shops to browse around. If you take a pushchair it has to be folded and costs £1, dogs can ride but must be inside the carriage (there is a charge I believe but am unsure... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely little journey up to Lynton from Lynmouth with beautiful views. We were able to take our small dog in the carriage which was great as we had just done the Watersmeet walk and quite honestly I dont think the dog would have made it up the hill on 4 paws lol.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

a very interesting experience and a quick way to get up the cliff if you don't have the time or energy to walk! Some lovely views of the coast when you get to the top. Don't stand at the front when you come down if you don't like heights though!

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Crook, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This interesting railway is water powered. It travels up and down a steep incline and is essential if you want to enjoy the delights of Lynmouth. Not bad value at £3.70. Be prepared for quite a long wait at busy times during the summer

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A must if you are either visiting Lynmouth or Lynton. Historically significant and mechanically but it saves you a lot of physical exercise going up and down the high, steep cliff side and is worth it for that alone.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The history and workings of the Lynton and Lynmouth railway was interesting. However, we paid £3.70 per person for a return trip, the journey was was over in around three minutes in each direction. Unfortunately, the small cafe at the top was closed. However, the views were beautiful. There was not much to look at in Lynton (the town at... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Spent the day here.parked at top of hill.while following path down read the lovely messages and poems on Lamport people had written.its a lovely village well worth a visit.full of interesting history.we took the cliff railway back to the top really enjoyed it.its lovely to see history being preserved to much as disappeared

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I would recommend to anyone who would enjoy a relaxing day out. The actual place Lynmouth is a very nice village. Full of tourists and little cafes shops. Avery good place to spend time and relax. We will definitely go again.

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Address: The Esplanade, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EQ, England
Phone Number: 01598 753908
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth

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