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Cliff Railway

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway 2020

6A Castle Terrace, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4AH.
Tel: 01746 762 052.

  • Part disabled access

For over 100 years it has been carrying people up and down the 111ft sandstone cliffs between Low & High Towns in Bridgnorth. Operates by water ballast.…

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Babbacombe Cliff Railway

Babbacombe Downs Road, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LF.
Tel: 01803 328 750.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The railway transports passengers from the top of the cliffs to and from Oddicombe Beach and provides a vital and non-exhausting way for locals and holidaymakers…

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Saltburn’s Inclined Tramway

Lower Promenade, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Tees Valley, TS12 1HQ.

  • Full disabled access

Opened in 1884, this is the oldest water-balanced cliff lift in Britain. 120ft lift on 207ft track.

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Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

Cliff Railway House, Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, SY23 2DN.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The most relaxing way to enjoy this majestic panorama is to travel by train on the longest funicular electric cliff railway in Britain, which has been…

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