The West Country Sights

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

  • The Esplanade Map It
  • Lynmouth
  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

Water and a cable system power the 862-foot cliff railway that connects these two towns. As they ascend a rocky cliff, you are treated to fine views over the harbor. Inaugurated in 1890, it was the gift of publisher George Newnes, who also donated Lynton's imposing town hall, near the top station on Lee Road.

Sight Information

Address:

The Esplanade, Lynmouth, EX35 6EQ, England

Map It

Phone:

01598-753908

Sight Details:

  • £3.70 round-trip

Published 08/30/2016

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