Parking in Lynton & Lynmouth

Short Stay Roadside Parking

Free roadside parking is limited to 2 hours in designated parking bays between 10.00am - 6.00pm from Good Friday until 31st October - outside of these times and dates there are no restrictions.

Blue Badge holders can use free roadside parking all day throughout the year.

Lynton & Lynmouth Car Park Locations

All car parks are Pay & Display and are operated by Lynton & Lynmouth Town Council.

Coaches: Park for £ 2.00 for 1 hour, £ 3.00 for 2 hours or £ 5.00 all day, in designated bays.

Motorhomes: Parking bays are located in the Bottom Meadow, Lower Lyndale and Upper Valley of Rocks car parks.

Blue Badge holders are chargeable in all car parks.

Car ParkLocation
Bottom MeadowCastle Hill, Lynton, EX35 6AR
Cross StreetCross Street, Lynton, EX35 6HG
EsplanadeThe Esplanade, Lynmouth, EX35 6EQ
Lower & Upper LyndaleWatersmeet Road, Lynmouth, EX35 6EP
WatersmeetA39 from Lynmouth, EX35 6EH
Valley of RocksValley of Rocks, Lynton, EX35 6JH
Upper Valley of RocksLongmead, Lynton, EX35 6JH

Daily Parking Charges

Car park charges apply throughout the year (including Bank Holidays) from 10:00am – 6:00pm. Hourly or 24-hour tickets can be purchased from machines located in the car parks. 24-hour tickets are valid for 24 hours from the time purchased.

Please check the boards in car parks for prices and restrictions.

1 hour£ 1.00
2 hours£ 2.20
3 hours£ 3.30
4 hours£ 4.40
4 - 24 hours£ 5.00

Four-Day & Weekly Permits

Permits for longer stays are available from Lynton Post Office.

Four-Day Permit£ 13.00
Weekly Permit£ 20.00

Rover tickets

The above Four-day & Weekly permits and 24-hour tickets can be used across all Lynton & Lynmouth car parks including the main car park in the Valley of Rocks and Watersmeet.

Exclusions: The first car park on the left in the Valley of Rocks and the Manor Foreshore in Lynmouth.

How to get here

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Directions by car

Lynton & Lynmouth is located on the North Devon coast, on the A39, between the towns of Minehead and Barnstaple.

From the M5 via J23 & A39 - Journey time: 1 hour 20 mins
From Bridgwater, take the A39 and follow the coastal route to Lynmouth.

From the M5 via J27 & A361 North Devon Link Road - Journey time: 1 hour 5 mins
From Tiverton, follow the A361 to the junction with the A399 at South Molton. Take the A399 to Blackmoor Gate and turn right onto the A39. Continue to Barbrook and take the left hand turn opposite the petrol station.


There is a regular bus service to and from Barnstaple.

Lynton & Lynmouth - Barnstaple 309/310 service
Journey time: 55 mins - View timetable
Monday - Saturday (Except Public Holidays)

National Express
339 Barnstaple / Taunton - Bristol, Birmingham, Leicester & Grimsby
502 Barnstaple / Taunton - Bristol & London

By Train

The nearest rail stations to Lynton & Lynmouth are Barnstaple and Taunton. Tiverton Parkway quite convenient by road (A361), but cannot be directly reached by public transport.

Taunton and Tiverton Parkway are both served by fast train services from London, Bristol, Birmingham and beyond. Trains are operated by Cross Country and First Great Western.

Barnstaple is easily reached by bus, and is served by regular trains from Exeter, with onward connections across the UK.

National Rail Enquiries - Tel: 08457 48 49 50.

Lynton & Lynmouth is also only 20 miles from the Minehead terminus of the West Somerset Railway, which can be reached from Lynmouth by the 300 bus service - summer only.


There are a number of local taxi firms operating in Lynton & Lynmouth and the surrounding area which can provide airport and luggage transfers.

Riverside Taxis - Tel: 01598 753 442

Lyn Valley Taxis - Tel: 07907 161 666

Webber's Taxis - Tel: 01598 763 467

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