Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, funicular railway carriage

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway


Enjoy stunning views of the coastline as you glide up the track from Lynmouth at the foot of the cliffs to Lynton 500ft above.  Opened in 1890, the famous Lynton and Lynmouth funicular Cliff Railway is the highest and the steepest totally water powered railway in the world.

Visit the Cliff Railway website

What makes it special

  • Experience the highest and the steepest totally water powered railway in the world

Opening Times

Sat Feb 9th - Fri Mar 29th    10:00 to 17:00
Sat Mar 30th - Sun Apr 14th    10:00 to 18:00
Mon Apr 15th - Thu Apr 18th    10:00 to 19:00
Fri Apr 19th - Sun Apr 28th (Easter)    10:00 to 20:00
Mon Apr 29th - Mon May 6th    10:00 to 19:00
Tue May 7th - Fri May 24th    10:00 to 18:00
Sat May 25th - Sun Jun 2nd (Whitsun)    10:00 to 20:00
Mon Jun 3rd - Fri Jul 26th    10:00 to 19:00
Sat Jul 27th - Sun Sep 1st    10:00 to 20:00
Mon Sep 2nd - Fri Sep 13th    10:00 to 19:00
Sat Sep 14th - Fri Oct 27th    10:00 to 18:00
Sat Oct 28th - Fri Nov 8th    10:00 to 16:00


Adult - £2.90 (return £3.90)
Child (4 - 13 years) - £1.80 (return £2.40)
Dogs & Baggage - £1.00 (return £1.50)
Bicycles - £3.00(return £6.00)

Unlimited travel passes:
Adult - Daily £10.00 - Weekly £20.00
Child - Daily £5.00 - Weekly £10.00

Hostels nearby

YHA Exford exterior

YHA Exford

Free parking on premises
Cycle store
Self-catering kitchen

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Lynmouth, Devon, EX35 6EQ

Map references

OS Map: 180

OS Grid Ref: SS721496

Lat/Lng: 51.231778, -3.832089

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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