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“Cliff Railway” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway
The Esplanade, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EQ, England
01598 753908
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Lynmouth
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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nottingham
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Cliff Railway”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

A different attraction and good value. Better to park at Lynton and go down to Lynmouth as the drive to Lynmouth is up and down very narrow roads. The railway is worth the £3 return.

Visited May 2012
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Woking, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Must do”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Lynton and Lynmouth are linked by this cliff railway, and quite simply if you go to either Lynton or Lynmouth if you dont use this reasonably priced (£3 per adult and £2 per child return) railway with stunning views then why go?

Visited June 2012
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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“Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Great views, though the locals are not like the friendliness normally experienced in north Devon. Posers by sea.

Visited March 2012
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Rainham, United Kingdom
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“A worthwhile experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

This is a Victorian, natural water powered cliff railway which links the twin towns of Lynton at the top of the cliff and Lynmouth below. It comprises a steep rail on which travel two carriages - one going up as the other goes down, passing each other at the halfway point. It is the best way to get between the two towns - you can walk (but it is very steep) or drive - and provides beautiful views over Lynmouth and the bay. The journey is very smooth and only takes a few minutes. If visiting Lynton or Lynmouth then the Cliff Railway would be an interesting one-off experience.

Visited June 2012
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“Ups and downs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Cliff railway was a great trip, try to stand on the open platforms as the views are excellent.

Visited June 2012
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