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Perfect perfect what a lovely place. Train, everything, perfect.
J Young
Lovely railway. Lunch was great - Cream Tea was even better!
Simon, Amanda and Amelia Wilson - Loughborough
Great Little Railway!
Barbara and Gerry Willburn - Longbeach, California, USA
Wonderful - good to see it blossom over the years
Sheena and Tony Lee - Basildon
A lovely place to visit on a damp day! Its lovely to come somewhere, where a dog is made so welcome!
Macmanard Family - Leicester
I visited your railway a few weeks ago and have never been made to feel more welcome on a preserved railway. I have... continued
Ian W - Cheshire
Excellent, I love it here. So did my brother Aaron.
Charlie Hodsdon - Reading
Impressed with how far you have progressed since our last visit 2 yrs ago - wonderful time had by all.
R and F Bourne - East Sussex
What a beautiful place! We felt like we were in one of those Downton Abbey train scenes.
Adar Regev
Absolutely wonderful. To travel first class in style was brilliant.
Jenny Saxon and Chris Rutter - Nantyffyllon, Maesteg, South Wales

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The Last Narrow-Gauge Railway Adventure




OPEN EVERY DAY THIS WEEK
 



We are the only steam railway in the UK where on every journey, passengers travel in Victorian railway carriages designed in the 1890's

These unique historic carriages cannot be seen anywhere other than here in North Devon


At 964 feet above sea level, Woody Bay is the highest railway station in Southern England
and home of the World's only new-build American steam engine, LYN


LEADER 5 Grant towards the reconstruction of Bridge No's. 54 and 55

This project enabled the Lynton & Barnstaple Trust to construct two essential bridges between Wistlandpound Reservoir and Blackmoor Gate as part of the extension of the railway in North Devon

Click HERE to read more


We are hard at work on the project to extend the railway to Blackmoor, Wistlandpound and eventually back to Lynton

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

It's been a long and difficult job – to find out why CLICK HERE 

Did you know that having a heritage railway nearby significantly boosts the local economy?

Social Enterprise in Action
More than eighty years after its closure in 1935, you can once more board a train of original L&B carriages at England's highest narrow-gauge railway station - the delightfully named Woody Bay Station - 1,000 feet up on wild Exmoor.
Operated almost entirely by volunteers, we are a "non-profit" organisation owned by its members with the mission to fully restore the legendary Lynton & Barnstaple Railway.

Leader4, defra and EU logos - Part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
Part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
2007 - 2013: Europe investing in Rural Areas

Exmoor National Park funding button

 

Corporate Supporters - Where to Stay

The Denes Fox and Goose Highfield House Lynton Cottage Moorlands North Cliff Sinai House