Lynton & Lynmouth

There is plenty to see and do within walking distance of Castle Hill.

Lynton is a quaint, unspoilt village perched over 500 ft above Lynmouth, where Exmoor meets the sea. Castle Hill is situated at the beginning of the High Street, so all the amenities are close by. There is plenty to see and do within walking distance of Castle Hill, including the Cliff Railway, The Valley of Rocks and Watersmeet. Lynton has many gift shops, galleries, restaurants, pubs and tea-rooms to enjoy. Lynton even has its own cinema in a converted Methodist Chapel.

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The South West Coast Path

Castle Hill is situated only 50 metres from the South West Coastal Path. It is Britain's longest National Trail with over 600 miles of way-marked paths. The scenery along the way is dramatic and beautiful. Join the South West Coastal Path at Lynton or Lynmouth to admire the spectacular coastline towards Porlock or Heddon Valley and Combe Martin. The trail can be accessed by bus and train so that shorter distances can be walked.

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Cliff Railway

Take a ride down to Lynmouth on the world-famous Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway.

Constructed in 1890, this Victorian water-powered lift is a top attraction for our guests. A must for any visitor to our twin towns.

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Watersmeet Walk

Hidden in the East Lyn River valley, Watersmeet and Tea Room is a secluded former fishing lodge where you can enjoy a scrumptious cream tea.

An easy walk along the river from Lynmouth, or take the challenging route over the Cleaves back to Lynton.

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Valley Of Rocks

A pre-historically formed dry river valley, located to the west of Lynton.

Here, feral goats roam the steep sea cliffs and the local cricket team enjoy matches in this unique landsacpe.

Easily accessed by foot from Castle Hill via the North Walk coast path, which offers fantastic views.