This installment of Three Things is courtesy of Ashley Clarke, Manager and Engineer of the Lynton & Lynmouth Funicular Cliff Railway

overlooking the North Devon Coastline

views of the North Devon Coastline from the Lynton & Lynmouth Funicular Cliff Railway

1. Question: What are some of the “ fun things” that passengers enjoy on the Lynton & Lynmouth Funicular Cliff Railway?

Answer:

The famous Lynton & Lynmouth funicular Cliff Railway is the most exciting way to travel between these two historic towns and will be the highlight of any visit. Passengers enjoy stunning views of the North Devon Coastline as they ride the steepest totally water powered railway in the world! Perched on the cliff top is our “grade I” listed historic cafe offering perhaps the best views and location for a Cream Tea in the Westcountry.

historic cafe serving Cream Tea in the Westcountry

2. Question: What’s one thing the public probably does NOT know about the Lynton & Lynmouth Funicular Cliff Railway?

Answer:

During a busy year the Cliff Railway can carry up to 400,000 passengers.

water powered railway car on a steep incline

riding up the cliff

3. Question: Share some aspect of what is unique about Lynton & Lynmouth Funicular Cliff Railway.

Answer:

During really hot weather of 86 degrees (F) the 262 metre track expands by up to 10mm an hour until the sun goes off the track at 1300 hrs.

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