Lynton & Lynmouth attractions

Top Choice Heritage Railway in Lynton & Lynmouth

Cliff Railway

This extraordinary piece of Victorian engineering sees two cars, linked by a steel cable, descend and ascend the steeply sloping cliff face according to the weight of water in the cars’ tanks. All burnished wood and…
Museum in Lynton & Lynmouth

Flood Memorial

On 16 August 1952 a huge wave of water swept through Lynmouth following torrential rain. The devastation was immense: 34 people lost their lives, and four bridges and countless houses were washed away. This exhibiti…
Museum in Lynton & Lynmouth

Lyn & Exmoor Museum

This sweet museum's collections include chilling pictures of Lynmouth's devastating 1952 flash flood, which claimed 34 lives. It occupies the town's oldest house.