The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway
Famed for being the highest and steepest totally water-powered railway in the world, the funicular railway between Lynton and Lynmouth is a must-visit and will save your legs the steep walk back up to town! The Railway opened in 1890, is grade II-listed and is just one of three fully water powered railways in the world. Built to transport goods, building materials and Victorian holidaymakers between Lynton and Lynmouth, the railway has an elevation of over 500ft with a cliff-top café at the top which boasts superb views. The views en-route are spectacular and look out over ‘Little Switzerland’ and the ocean. Hop aboard and try out the funicular railway for yourself.