Lynton and Lynmouth
Lynton and Lynmouth can be reached by car on the A39. Buses also run from nearby towns such as Barnstable. Public transport timetable information for the area.
There is an interesting cliff railway between the two towns.
Watersmeeta river valley created by the East Lyn River converging with its tributaries. Tree-covered and quiet, it is owned by the National Trust, who run a tea-shop in the valley's heart. It does get busy during the summer, as many come to enjoy the cool air the valley provides!
address: Market StA museum with seven rooms of agricultural and local history.
Lynmouth Flood Memorial HallA small exhibition about the devastating flood which hit Lynmouth in 1952.
Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff RailwayA water-powered funicular railway which rises 500ft with a 57% gradient. The railway opened in 1890. The top station has a cafe.
Valley of the RocksA dry valley noted for its geology and feral goats, which was visited by Wordsworth and Coleridge in 1797.
South West Coastal PathA walk which passes through Lynmouth.
Lynmouth also has two excellent chip shops, the best being the Esplanade, located on the seafront.
In Lynton there are small cafés and teahouses dotted around, and an Indian restaurant.
phone: +44 1598 753315address: North Walk, Lynton, EX35 6HJ
- Valley of the Rocks
- Woody Bay
- Lee Bay