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Lynton and Lynmouth, described as England’s ‘Little Switzerland’ since the late 1700s are situated on the North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, within Exmoor National Park.
The Visit Lynton & Lynmouth website contains information on places to explore and things to do in the area.
Valley of Rocks

One of North Devon’s most renowned landmarks, and almost literally on The Denes’s doorstep, is the Valley of Rocks. This dry valley runs parallel to the North Devon coast and is noted for the spectacular geological formations, its wild goats, and its stunning views. Watching the sunset from Hollerday Hill or one of the other craggy outcrops in the valley is a great way to end the day.


Lynton and Lynmouth are referred to as ‘the walking capital of Exmoor’. You will be spoilt for choice with the variety of fabulous coastal walks on our doorstep. Whether you are seeking a leisurely stroll or a strenuous trek, you’ll find it all within easy reach.

The Cliff Railway

A unique travel experience that links Lynton and Lynmouth. Take a ride on the steepest water powered cliff railway in the world. It offers unparalleled views and is a true Victorian experience.

Lynton Cinema

Lynton is the smallest town in England to have a full-time cinema, which makes use of the latest technology. All the films are current and there is plenty of legroom in this unique 68 seat cinema. Feature films start at 8pm each evening and bookings are made by telephone.


A walk through ancient woodland to Watersmeet, the confluence of the East Lyn River and its Hoar Oak Water tributary is thought by many to be one of the most beautiful in the area.

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

This railway operates on a 1 mile length of track at nearby Woody Bay Station on the A39, usually with steam engines and immaculately restored original pre 1935 carriages. Another great Victorian experience.

Arlington Court

Only a 20 minute drive away, once home to the Chichester family (Sir Francis Chichester being the first person to sail round the World single handed). It is also home to the National Trust Carriage Collection. The estate contains some beautiful walks and views.

Sandy Beaches
Woolacombe (approx. 40 min away by car) is a multi-award-wining beach which frequently tops polls as the best beach in Britain. Saunton Sands and Croyd are a few minutes further on from Woolacombe.

A whole range of activities can be pursued within Exmoor, including kayaking, fishing, climbing, bird-watching and diving. Lynton & Lynmouth offers a number of independent shops and boutiques and a choice of excellent pubs and restaurants.