Public Transport

By Bus

Lynton & Lynmouth travel by bus

Despite its rural situation, Lynton & Lynmouth has some very dependable bus services running to and from the major towns of Exmoor and North Devon with extra services running across Exmoor in the summer*.

A comprehensive list of routes running throughout Exmoor National Park can be found on the National Park's website: Explore Moor - Getting Around Exmoor

The most recent timetables for bus routes can be found at Traveline South West - Journey Planner.

There are also useful transport resources on the Exmoor National Park website.

(*Please check service timetables and dates with the operator before travelling.)

By Train

The nearest train station is at Barnstaple with a regular bus service connecting to Lynton & Lynmouth. For more information visit National Rail Enquiries - Barnstaple(BNP)

The West Somerset Railway is Britain's longest heritage steam railway and runs from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead via Williton, Watchet and Dunster.

Lynton & Lynmouth cliff railway

Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Powered solely by water, the cliff railway is a unique marvel of Victorian engineering and saves weary walkers the arduous journey up the coast path from Lynmouth.

Opening times and information can be found on the Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway website.

Car Parking

There are pay and display car parks at the following locations:

Lynton: Castle Hill, Cross Street and Valley of Rocks.

Lynmouth: Lower Lyndale, Upper Lyndale, The Esplanade and Watersmeet.

There are free smaller car parks in more remote areas. To find a car park, view the map on our Walks page.