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Explore North Devon & Exmoor

Start your journey where Exmoor meets the sea

Here, on the coast of the Exmoor National Park in North Devon, you'll find the perfect destination for a magical English holiday, vacation or short break... where you can get away from everything!

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We will help you get the best out of your holiday in Lynton and Lynmouth. Let us be your one-stop-guide on where to stay, places to find the best local produce, food and drink plus ideas on what to see and do and local festivals and events happening around Exmoor.


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The History of Little Switzerland

The small, unspoilt towns of Lynton and Lynmouth are situated on the northern edge of the Exmoor coast.

Lynton stands some 450ft above its sister village of Lynmouth and in the 18th and 19th Centuries inspired Romantic poets and authors and became a popular tourist resort owing much of it development to the wealthy publisher, Sir George Newnes.

Sir Georges' involvement saw many of the towns top attractions built, such as the water-powered Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, the fascinating Town Hall and the narrow-gauge Lynton & Barnstaple Steam Railway at Woody Bay.

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