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1st Class Cream Tea - very reasonable - friendly staff! Good luck.
Peter, Diane and the Girls - Cumbria
Last rode the train from Lynton to Blackmoor in 1929! Good to be back
Peter Read - Bristol
Excellent, well run railway!
The Brown Clan - Tamworth, Staffordshire
Beautiful station, tea rooms a delight - will come again!
Keelan Family - Bedford
Just a line to say how much I enjoy your website - so do my two foster youngsters, Matthew and Selina. The kids have... continued
Terry - Scotland
We have had a really lovely day at Woody Bay Station.  Rode to Killington Lane - walked to the Fox and Goose -... continued
Jane and John Hadley - Ludlow
I visited the L&B with my wife and two daughters. I enjoyed the experience far more than expected - there was more... continued
Bruce and Kristina - Somerset
Having booked 21 adults and 15 children in for a Santa Special, I would like to say thank you for a great morning -... continued
Claire - Barnstaple
Lovely railway. Lunch was great - Cream Tea was even better!
Simon, Amanda and Amelia Wilson - Loughborough
I visited your railway a few weeks ago and have never been made to feel more welcome on a preserved railway. I have... continued
Ian W - Cheshire

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The Last Narrow-Gauge Railway Adventure

 

We will be open and operating steam trains every day this week

but please note changes of dates and times to our train service commencing Tuesday, 4 November

See our online timetable for further details


Exmoor Beauty © Tim Stephens

79 years after closure, the L&B looking as magnificent as ever. No one can now doubt both our intention and our ability to reconstruct the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway. And yes this really is a photo!


We are hard at work on the project to extend the railway to Blackmoor, Wistlandpound and eventually back to Lynton, but why is it taking so long? CLICK HERE to find out.


HELP US TO MAKE THE RAILWAY LONGER

For less than the price of a cuppa you can help us make this happen

CLICK HERE - to read how


Did you know that having a heritage railway nearby significantly boosts the local economy?

The World awaits the Possible Dream

 More than 78 years after the railway's closure, you can once more board a train of original L&B coaches at England's highest narrow-gauge railway station - the delightfully named Woody Bay Station - 1,000 feet up on wild Exmoor.
 
Run almost entirely by volunteers, we are a "non-profit" organisation owned by its Members with the mission to fully restore as much as we can of the legendary Lynton & Barnstaple Railway.

Leader4, defra and EU logos - Part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development

Part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
2007 - 2013: Europe investing in Rural Areas

Exmoor National Park funding button

 

Corporate Supporters - Where to Stay

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