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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: +44 1598 753908
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Worth spending the money and taking this trip between Lynton and Lynmouth, certainly beats walking up the hill! The member of staff on the carriage i was on was very good and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth spending the money and taking this trip between Lynton and Lynmouth, certainly beats walking up the hill! The member of staff on the carriage i was on was very good and informative and easily approachable. You also get great views over the North Devon and Somerset coastline on your journey. It can take a wheelchair but as you have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real step back in time ,to think this has been running non stop for 125years is amazing and the views over the coastline and village are incredible

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Ely, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a nice trip up and the man in the blue hat very chatty and funny and helpful in giving information how to get to different places Would recommend

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We went down on the railway and came back up later in the day. What an amazing experience it was, especially the way it was driven by water. It doesn't take very long to go up and down but the views and scenery were superb. The cost of the return journey was very reasonable

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Thank John1538
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Just go on it that's all I can say you will enjoy it, well looked after clean top and bottom, friendly drivers

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Bungay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Stunning views can be seen from cliff valley railway. Well worth money, although we only use it once per visit.

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Aylesbury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We loved using the train and such wonderful views. The service was excellent and you don't have to wait long for the train. I read up about the railway and was in awe of how this has been invented and build back in the 1900's and to find it is just powered by water and gravity. Definitely worth visiting both... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Really enjoyed our ride. Pick a time when less busy and stand out with the operator to get the full benefit of the experience.

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Penryn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

raised and lowerd by adding water the cars pass each other half way up the cars are clean and well kept the staff are friendly and helpful, the views are spectacular ,well worth a visit

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

A short but memorable trip into the past with breathtaking views of Lynmouth to boot, saves a lot of leg work climbing the zigzag path up to Lynton

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