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Access Statement

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The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway is a historic narrow gauge railway. We welcome customers of all abilities.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome at the stations as long as they remain under control. Dogs may travel on trains for free, however please consider making a donation if they enjoy the ride too!

We regret that due to space constraints, push chairs cannot be accommodated on trains, however they can be left at the station at the owners’ own risk.

Wheelchairs 30” wide or less can be accommodated on the train. Those with larger chairs should contact the railway in advance to discuss arrangements.

All our normal service trains have space for customers with mobility impairments, with at least two wheelchair spaces. A wheelchair ramp is available - just ask a member of our staff for assistance.

Although we can accommodate wheelchairs on our trains due to the narrowness of our carriages these cannot be turned.

If you have any questions as to how we can help you further, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our best to help you to plan your visit. Telephone us on 01598 763487.

Facilities at our stations are as follows:

Woody Bay Station

This is currently our main terminus station. We recommend that you start your journey from here. There is a level gravel car park from which there is level access to the platform.

There are designated ‘Blue Badge Holder’ parking bays immediately outside the platform (available for use on  normal operating days. But these are not be available during Special Events. Please check with us on these occasions.)

Toilets are situated on the approach to the station and are accessed by a gentle ramp. 

Baby changing facilities are also available within the toilet block. The shop and booking office are accessed from the rear garden and from the main platform. There is a 4" step from the main platform into the building. Please ask staff for assistance if you require help getting into the building.

Killington Lane

The station is accessible only by a level footpath back to the lane. The platform surface and path has a gravel surface. The only station facility is a small waiting shelter on the platform.


Mobile Phone Coverage

Although coverage is patchy in most of the locality, most networks can get some coverage at Killington Lane.

No Smoking Policy

In line with most other heritage railways the entire site is a no smoking area.


If you have any questions or concerns about the information given above, please contact us by email at enquiries@lynton-rail.co.uk or use the "Contact Us" page.

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