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

Deanne Ingram avatarDeanne Ingram
a week ago
It was absolutely amazing, the gentlemen that took my husband and I up and down were so lovely… Well worth the money for the views along
Adrian Wales avatarAdrian Wales
4 weeks ago
£3.50 a single which is not a steep as the railway, ho ho. Lovely ride and ask the brake an on board he can tell you about the history. Very unusual way to travel worth a visit.
Arthur avatarArthur
5 months ago
Decided to visit here on a bit of a whim as we had a day with nothing planned. So glad we went, it was brilliant. Nice cafe at the top, lots of picnic tables (some under cover) where we sat and had a coffee watching the railway.Looking down the rails it's very impressive just how long and steep it actually is and you can see the pulley and how it all works.Staff were really friendly and they had treats for our furry buddies.
James avatarJames
a month ago
We visited here while holidaying nearby in Woolacombe. Myself, wife, and two boys aged 11 & 4, and our dog. We were lucky to get a parking space on the street opposite a Londis at the top of the railway. It seemed most people parked at the bottom. This meant we didn't have to queue to board the carriage. The views are breathtaking. The carriage was clean and looked well maintained (which was a relief to my wife as she is afraid of heights) it travels slowly and relatively quietly, which didn't freak the dog out. It seemed pretty expensive at £9.20 for a single, but it is a one of a kind journey after all. You dont have to travel on the train to go up and down the hill. There is a walkway that zig zags back and forth over the railway via 3 bridges, which provides great views of it. The area around the railway has plenty of dog friendly coffee shops, a few pubs, and a nice little town with some more quirky shops and plenty of places to eat. Would definitely recommend.
Paul Knowles avatarPaul Knowles
6 months ago
What a great engineering and vision which we can still appreciate and use over 133yrs later. Lots of information and images to help you understand what they had to do to achieve there goal. Brilliant views at little cost and dogs are also permitted.
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