Lynton And Lynmouth Beaches

Lynton & Lynmouth Map
Lynton & Lynmouth Photo
Description:The picturesque towns of Lynton & Lynmouth on the North Devon coast are well worth a visit for some excellent scenery and there is pleasant walking along the sea front and along the banks of the Lyn River which flows between the two towns. There is also a cliff railway from Lynton down to the sea front. At Lynton there is a small sandy beach with rocks at low tide. At Lynmouth there is a longer sandy beach again with rocks at low tide

Access:Steps to the beach at Lynton. At Lynmouth access is level in places

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year

Directions:Lynton & Lynmouth are about 50 miles from Bude and 57 miles from Exeter. There are various routes into North Devon. From North Cornwall take the A39 (North Atlantic Highway) past Bude and into North Devon towards Barnstaple. Alternatively from Exeter take the A377 to Barnstaple. At Barnstaple follow the A361 over the new road bridge over the River Taw and then at the Braunton Road Junction turn right (signposted to Lynton). Follow this road into Barnstaple, cross the bridge over the River Yeo, then follow signs to Lynton onto the A39 and follow the A39 out of Barnstaple. Continue on the A39 for about 16 miles until Barbrook and here turn left onto the B3234 and take this road to Lynton. Alternatively stay on the A39 to Lynmouth

Parking:Several car parks at Lynton including in the town and down by the river. Also some road parking by the river and by the Lynton sea front


Facilities:Shops, cafe's, cliff railway


Safety:No Details available

Nearby Beaches: Woolacombe (19 miles), Lee Bay West (18 miles), Ilfracombe (16 miles),
Hele Bay (15 miles), Combe Martin (10 miles), Sillery Sands(1 mile), Glenthorne Beach (5 miles),
Porlock (11 miles), Bossington (13 miles), Selworthy (15 miles)

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