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Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

The famous funicular railway opened in 1890 and is the highest and the steepest totally water-powered railway in the world!


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Lynmouth & Lynton Lift Co.


Bottom Station The Esplanade Lynmouth Devon EX35 6EQ

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Open days

Daily 9 Feb-8 Nov. From 1000.

It connects the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth providing stunning coastal views that will be the highlight of any visit.

This working heritage railway is Grade II Listed, and one of just three examples left in the World!

With 862ft of steep track and an elevation of 500ft the railway provides a memorable experience for all that visit it.

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