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Things to do in Lynton

North Devon town located at the top of the famous Lynmouth gorge

Are you looking for things to do in Lynton? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.



Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

No family trip to the picturesque towns of Lynton and Lynmouth would be complete without a ride on the famous funicular cliff lift.
Cliff Railway Company
EX35 6EQ

Recommended by Nicky Fletcher, Chippenham


Watersmeet FREE

National Trust - Dramatic river gorge, ancient woodlands, tea garden and shop in stunning surroundings.
Watersmeet Road
EX35 6NT


Lynton And Barnstaple Railway

The Last Narrow-Gauge Railway Adventure. Woody Bay Station is an original Lynton & Barnstaple Railway station, opened in 1898.
Woody Bay Station
EX31 4RA


Exmoor Zoo

Opened in 1982 the zoo is now an ideal family venue, especially for the kids. The zoo is always changing so keep coming back.
South Stowford
Bratton Fleming
EX31 4SG


Recommended by Bill Travers, Bristol


Heddon Valley FREE

National Trust - Towering cliffs, coves and a wooded valley within Exmoor National Park.
near Lynton
EX31 4PY



Lyn And Exmoor Museum

Local Museum.
St Vincents Cottage
Market St
EX35 6AF



Valley Of The Rocks

The Valley of the Rocks is a stunning dry river valley that runs parallel to the coast, near to Lynton in North Devon.
near Lynton
North Devon
EX35 6JH

Recommended by Thomas Fletcher, Wiltshire


Wistlandpound Reservoir FREE

This tranquil Lake is surrounded by conifer plantations and has an established nature reserve. Located near Blackmoor Gate.
near South Molton
EX31 4SL



The changing seasons means that Wistlandpound is an exciting place to discover at any time of the year.
North Devon
EX31 4SJ


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Port Talbot (30.2 miles)
Bridgend (22.1 miles)
Cardiff (33.2 miles)
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Ilfracombe (12 miles)
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Minehead (15.6 miles)
Burnham on Sea (36.3 miles)
Bridgwater (36.8 miles)
Barnstaple (14.1 miles)
Bideford (21.6 miles)
Westward Ho! (21.8 miles)
Okehampton (34.6 miles)
Exeter (37.5 miles)
Moretonhampstead (39.4 miles)
Tiverton (27.3 miles)
Taunton (35.1 miles)
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