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My Grandfathers favourite railway 1930.  "Perchance to rise again". It will happen
Charlie and Ali Ridley - Cumbria
How wonderful to be on the legendary "L+B"
Roger Maybourne - Aylesbury, Bucks
Super Place! Lovely cream teas, friendly staff and live steam too!! Thanks!
The Hill Family - Mapperley, Nottingham
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
Brings back memories of how it all used to be in England!
Paul Mona - Tasmania, Aus.
Absolutely wonderful - a tremendous achievement.
Daphne Wheaton - Wilstead, Beds
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
Great Little Railway!
Barbara and Gerry Willburn - Longbeach, California, USA
Just a line to say how much I enjoy your website - so do my two foster youngsters Matthew and Selina. The kids have... continued
RNJ, Matthew and Selina - Scotland

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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

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