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Website is great, trains run into the winter, the cafe is super, the atmosphere is spot on.  Given the resources to... continued
TD - London
A lovely place to visit on a damp day! Its lovely to come somewhere, where a dog is made so welcome!
Macmanard Family - Leicester
Very cosy station, great welcome, lovely train journey.
Mr and Mrs Davies - Rhymney, South Wales
We recently visited your railway at Woody Bay and wish to say how impressed we were with the warm and friendly welcome... continued
Dr Paul Stewart - Worcestershire
Back in 2010, I saw an L&B loco haul a passenger train into Woody Bay station - something I never thought any of us... continued
Andrew - Hampshire
How wonderful to be on the legendary "L+B"
Roger Maybourne - Aylesbury, Bucks
An excellent day. Very friendly. Best wishes for the extension.
Brian and Carol Hunt - Mansfield
I greatly enjoyed visiting your railway with Mr Portillo yesterday evening in his excellent "Railway Journeys" TV... continued
Peter M - London
Great - Keep up the good work! v. impressed by everything!
Mr & Mrs Love - Heattfield, East Sussex
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

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SANTA SPECIALS - today Sunday
and Thursday & Friday next week

500,000th passenger travelled on the 13-30 train Wednesday October 25th!

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

Home of the World's newest steam engine LYN



GALA DAYS 11 DVD featuring LYN

available NOW!


We are hard at work on the project to extend the railway to Blackmoor, Wistlandpound and eventually back to Lynton

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

But why has it taken so long? CLICK HERE to find the answer

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

Social Enterprise in Action
More than eighty years after its closure in 1935, you can once more board a train of original L&B carriages 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.

 

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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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