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Lynton & Lynmouth

Lynton & Lynmouth

Historic, charming and characterful twin resort on the spectacular North Devon coast linked by an elegant water powered cliff railway.

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Historic, charming and characterful twin resort on the spectacular North Devon coast linked by an elegant water powered cliff railway.

The twin town of Lynton & Lynmouth are situated on the North Devon coast approximately 18 miles East of Ilfracombe. Lynmouth with its picturesque Harbour is nestles below some of the highest sea cliffs in England. The East and West Lyn rivers, which wind their way to Lynmouth down the two Lyn valley’s have created some of the most spectacular scenery you could ever wish to find. These rivers were the cause of so much devastation during the flood of 1952, but now only seem to give pleasure and enjoyment to our many visitors each year. Lynmouth also has many Gift shops restaurants and pubs and for those, whom are a little more energetic some fantastic walks with views that will take your breath away.

 

Lynton which is perched high above Lynmouth (500ft), has its own Town Hall and Museum, you will also find local shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. Just a short walk from Lynton centre you will find the Valley of Rocks and it’s famous goats, a great way to while away an afternoon or morning exploring all the footpaths, wildlife and fantastic views as far as the eye can see up and down the Bristol Channel. On a clear day you will even see the South Wales coast.

 

Connecting the twin villages is the Famous Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway built by the Victorians. Still worked by water and opened over a hundred years ago, it was originally built to carry goods brought into harbour by ship and also tourists up to Lynton. Today it is a tourist attraction and plays an integral part of the economy of Lynton & Lynmouth carrying in excess of 300 thousand people each year.

Sunday 21st August

Depart from Chickerell 08:00 - Portland 08:30 - Weymouth 09:00 - Dorchester 09:30
Stop at Horton Cross Services A303 for coffee - 30 mins
Arrive Lynton coach park 12:45
Access to Lynmouth is via the unique Cliff Railway
Leave Lynton at 17:00
Return to Dorchester 20:00 - Weymouth 20:30 - Portland 20:50 - Chickerell 21:15

Coach Fare -

£34 Adult,  £32 Senior,  £24 Child

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Britannia Inn Britannia Inn, Fortuneswell, Portland
Charlestown The Alexandra Inn, Chickerell Road, Charlestown
Chickerell Bluebird Garage, Chickerell Road
Dorchester South Station Dorchester South Station bus stop
Dorchester TOT Top O'Town Car Park (by cafe), Dorchester
Easton Easton Square, Portland
Foords Corner Foords Corner bus stop, Wyke Regis
Jestys Avenue Bus stop end of Jestys Avenue on Littlemoor Road
Littlemead Broadwey, Littlemead bus stop (Swan Inn)
Lodmoor Hill Lodmoor Hill Bus Stop (near Post Office)
Lyndale bus stop Wyke Regis, Lyndale Bus Stop
Nottington Broadwey, Nottington Corner bus stop
Poundbury QMSW Poundbury Queen Mother Square bus stop
(Coach heading out of Dorchester)
Radipole Spa Hotel bus stop, Radipole
Redlands Redlands, Opposite Garage
Sgt Bunn St Bunn Bakery, Lanehouse Rocks Road
St Edmunds Church St Edmunds Church, Lanehouse Rocks Road
St Johns Church Weymouth, St Johns Church, outside Dentist
St Nicholas Church St Nicholas Church, Buxton Road, Weymouth
Victoria Square Victoria Square bus stop, Portland
Westwey Road Westwey Rd, Magistrates Court, Weymouth
Weymouth Bluebird Weymouth, Outside Bluebird Office,
K1 bus stop
Wyke Smuggler Smugglers Inn, Wyke Regis
Yeovil QSM Yeovil, Opp. Quick Silver Mail on Dorchester Road.
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