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Still a magic little world
Peter T - Croydon
A lovely place to visit on a damp day! Its lovely to come somewhere, where a dog is made so welcome!
Macmanard Family - Leicester
We would just like to thank you for the lovely time we had on 28 December after not being able to get to you to... continued
Pauline, Lou and Erin
Great - Keep up the good work! v. impressed by everything!
Mr & Mrs Love - Heattfield, East Sussex
I called in on my way to a holiday in Cornwall and was very impressed with the railway atmosphere and the friendly... continued
Pete Taylor
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
Absolutely wonderful - a tremendous achievement.
Daphne Wheaton - Wilstead, Beds
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
I love it here. I come nearly every year and each year gets better and better.
Kyle Astbury - Chester
Back in 2010, I saw an L&B loco haul a passenger train into Woody Bay station - something I never thought any of... continued
Andrew - Hampshire

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The Last Narrow-Gauge Railway Adventure

 

We are now open every day

FREE PARKING - DOGS WELCOME

all trains steam hauled

The miniature railway will be open most fine days during the school holidays


Steam locos Isaac and Charles Wytock haul the four Lynton & Barnstaple heritage carriages up the 1 in 50 gradient to Woody Bay Station.


We are hard at work on the project to extend the railway to Blackmoor, Wistlandpound and eventually back to Lynton - but how did we get to here? 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

Eighty years after its closure in 1935, 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.
 
Operated almost entirely by volunteers, we are a "non-profit" organisation owned by its Members with the mission to fully restore the legendary Lynton & Barnstaple Railway.

At 964 feet above sea level, Woody Bay is the highest railway station in Southern England.
 

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

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