Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Experience the thrill of ascending between the twin coastal villages of Lynton and Lynmouth aboard the iconic Cliff Railway, an overlooking fascinating view, engineering marvel, and a touch of Victorian charm awaits the travelers in this journey.

Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway


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Highest & steepest water-powered railway in the world, with a scenic clifftop terrace & cafe.

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Opening Hours:
Monday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Phone: 01598 753486
Address: The Esplanade, Lynmouth EX35 6EQ, UK

Delivery: No
Dine In: No

DashCam UK avatarDashCam UK
a week ago
A truly iconic place. Friendly people, incredible views. A lot of people moaning about the cost but it's not expensive for the chance to ride on something so special. We are lucky to have this. The views from the top are breathtaking and the ice cream shop at the exit from lynton is also spectacular. I came here with my parents probably about 30 years ago. It's magnificent to be able to come here again and relive the memories. Thank you
Jon avatarJon
3 weeks ago
Great piece of engineering. The driver was very knowledgeable of the local area and really friendly with our dog and baby. Great experience. £3.50 per adult is a bargain seeing as you a riding on a historic cliff railway and the money goes back into maintaining it and keeping it running for years to come!At the top we went into the cafe and had cream teas, the best we've had. Freshly baked scones 👍As others have mentioned, we parked at the valley of rocks and then took the coastal path.
David Morgan avatarDavid Morgan
a month ago
Lovely historic cliff railway, we were lucky and came on a quiet day so managed to park right on the street in front. We got the train up, which for a family of 3 was around £9 and then walked down the zigzag path through the trees, enjoying the views on the way downLittle cafe at the top serves the biggest scones I've ever seen
Claire Saunders avatarClaire Saunders
4 weeks ago
We parked at Valley of rocks, walked along the beautiful scenic route to Lynton. Amazing views and definitely worth doing. We walked from Lynton down a little path to Lynmouth as we figured walking down the hill and getting the train back up was better than the other way round 😂We had a lovely walk around Lynmouth and grabbed some lunch for the kids at Meat Hub. Once we were ready we walked back to the station and queued for a while for the train, I guess everyone else had the same idea as us.Yes we had to wait a while in the queue but it was a lovely day and we spoke to various people while waiting. Everyone was really friendly.Rode on the train back up the hill and grabbed a giant scone at the cafe at the top, very tasty 😋The train was very reasonable and a lovely thing to do. The dog seemed to enjoy it too. Would definitely recommend doing it, lovely views from the train.
Gil Cox avatarGil Cox
a month ago
Lovely ride up on the water powered attraction very smooth . £3,50 each , each way I would definitely suggest getting the railway up gas its very steep then just roll down the footpath on the way down . Enjoy!
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