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Lovely railway. Lunch was great - Cream Tea was even better!
Simon, Amanda and Amelia Wilson - Loughborough
A really great place to visit. Good outing for all the family
Carol and Colin Silk - Gravesend
Absolutely wonderful. To travel first class in style was brilliant.
Jenny Saxon and Chris Rutter - Nantyffyllon, Maesteg, South Wales
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 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
How wonderful to be on the legendary "L+B"
Roger Maybourne - Aylesbury, Bucks
Four of us had lunch at the Woody bay station cafe while we were waiting to take a trip on the train during the 2nd... continued
Joan Samuels - North Devon
Beautiful station, tea rooms a delight - will come again!
Keelan Family - Bedford
I greatly enjoyed visiting your railway with Mr Portillo yesterday evening in his excellent "Railway Journeys" TV... continued
Peter M - London
Last rode the train from Lynton to Blackmoor in 1929! Good to be back
Peter Read - Bristol

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The Last Narrow-Gauge Railway Adventure

Woody Bay Station

Open daily until April 24th

All trains steam hauled with newly restored original L&B heritage carriages

First train: 10:45, Last Train: 16:00 - Shop and Tea Rooms also open


Land Rover Owners Club

Western Land Rover Run, Sunday 20 April 2014 - Some 20-30 Land Rovers of all types are expected to arrive at Woody Bay Station around 2pm, when they will park up before taking a trip on the train.


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JOIN THE L&BRT 100 CLUB today!

Click here to see how to support the next L&B extension by joining the L&BRT 100 Club - from just £12 a year - NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!



2013, A Year to Remember
A short video by L&BRT member Trevor Garnham, TAGvideo Production.
L & BR Gala Days Volume 7 DVD is now available from L &B’s online shop and Woody Bay Station.


THE AWARD WINNING L&B!

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HRA ANNUAL AWARD (SMALL GROUPS) made to a HRA member organisation for an outstanding achievement in railway preservation.

This year's winner:

THE LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY TRUST

"In recognition of it taking a major step forward in its mission to recreate a piece of North Devon transport heritage in its original form with the restoration of three original carriages. This was enhanced by the visit of a Lynton and Barnstaple replica Manning Wardle locomotive in Southern Railway green."

”Perchance the L&B is now wide awake!”


ALL ABOARD - 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


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.
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

Fox and Goose button Lynton Cottage Hotel button Moorlands button Nightingails button Sinai House button