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I love it here. I come nearly every year and each year gets better and better.
Kyle Astbury - Chester
We had an excellent family day out on the railway recently, 8 of us aged from 7 - 70 all enjoyed 2 rides and a lovely... continued
Sheena and Peter - Pilton Barnstaple
Wonderful - good to see it blossom over the years
Sheena and Tony Lee - Basildon
Perfect perfect what a lovely place. Train, everything, perfect.
J Young
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
Impressed with how far you have progressed since our last visit 2 yrs ago - wonderful time had by all.
R and F Bourne - East Sussex
Still a magic little world
Peter T - Croydon
A lovely train ride with knowledgeable, patient guard and driver, willing to answer our train enthusiast's questions!... continued
Nikki, Tim, Joseph and Oliver Inchley - Wolverton, Milton Keynes
An excellent day. Very friendly. Best wishes for the extension.
Brian and Carol Hunt - Mansfield
How wonderful to be on the legendary "L+B"
Roger Maybourne - Aylesbury, Bucks

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The Last Narrow-Gauge Railway Adventure

How Pilton East Assembled an L&BR Carriage body in six hours.


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Of course the L&B Trust is not content with carrying passengers over the section currently open and is hard at work on a project to extend the railway to Blackmoor, Wistlandpound and eventually back to Lynton.

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.

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

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