80 years after its closure in 1935, you can board a train of original L&B coaches at England's highest narrow-gauge railway station – the delightfully named Woody Bay – 1,000 feet up on wild Exmoor. Nearly a two mile round-trip.
- Souvenir Shop
- Full disabled access
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
Woody Bay Station Martinhoe Cross Parracombe Devon EX31 4RA
Daily 11-18 Feb, 27 Mar-15 Apr, 20-28 Oct. Tue-Thu & Sat-Sun, school & BHol 3-21 Mar, 21 Apr-24 May, 2-18, 30-31 Oct. Daily 26 May-Sep (not 28 Sep). Also Tue Nov-11 Dec. Santa in Dec.
By Bus: 300, 309, 310
By Rail: Barnstaple / 19 miles
Steam trains through rolling countryside, with views out to wild moorland and the rugged coastline.
What you can see today at Woody Bay is just the beginning of an exciting project to rebuild one of the world's most famous and picturesque narrow gauge railways.