Step back in time through a captivating heritage railway organization in North Devon, where the magic of steam trains comes alive, whisking you away on a nostalgic journey through amazing landscapes, perfect for both history buffs and railway enthusiasts.
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Company
The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Company is an exciting place for history-enthusiasts to visit
Since opening in 1898, it has played an important role in the North Devon region by providing fast and safe transportation around the area
The Railway was originally closed in 1935 but since 2006, it has been lovingly restored to its original glory
Now, visitors can travel from Woody Bay Station to Killington Lane Halt aboard a real steam train with experienced volunteers driving the locomotive – a truly unique experience
The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway was the first ever narrow-gauge railway to operate in Great Britain and its opening was considered one of the most significant events in rail history, so it is an excellent place to learn about railway heritage and explore a piece of living history
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The address for Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Company we have is: Woody Bay Station, Martinhoe Cross, Parracombe, Barnstaple EX31 4RA, UK. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.
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