Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff railway connects the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth in Devon. They provide stunning coastal views that are the highlight of any visit.

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway Overview

It is a water-powered funicular railway that is a heritage railway. The two towns are separated by a high cliff and the lift makes it easier for people and goods to move between them. The railway first opened in 1890 and it has been open every year since. It is the world’s highest and steepest water-powered cliff railway in operation.

The railway can be accessed at either the top station of Lynton or the bottom station of Lynmouth. It can be very busy at peak times and queues can occur. The Cliff Railway operates continuously so waiting times are minimal.

Further Information Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe at the top serving food and drinks. There are other places near to both stations.

What are the main things to do?

A water-powered funicular railway that is a heritage railway connecting two towns.

What are the ticket prices?

A single ticket costs £3.30 per adult and £2.20 per child aged 4-15.
Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online.

Is there parking?

There is parking near both stations, charges may apply.

When are they open?

The railway operates from February through to November. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome.

Are they accessible?

Information on accessibility

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