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Woody Bay Station, Martinhoe Cross, Parracombe, BARNSTAPLE, EX31 4RA

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Telephone: 01598 763487

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The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

Woody Bay Station Directions

Directions by road.

From the M5, turn off at junction 27 (Tiverton) and follow the A361 ‘North Devon Link Road’ to South Molton. At the North Aller Roundabout (Aller Cross) take the third exit - the A399 signposted Combe Martin, Ilfracombe and Woolacombe. There is also a second signpost indicating Brayford and Blackmoor Gate and a “Brown Tourist Sign” for Exmoor via Blackmoor Gate which includes Lynton Cliff Railway.

At Blackmoor Gate, turn right onto the A39 towards Lynton - where the Cliff Railway is again signposted.

Geo-location for Sat Nav
After about 4.5 miles, Woody Bay Station will appear on your left.
Postcode: EX31 4RA
Co-ordinates: 51° 12′ 6.01″ N, 3° 53′ 13.85″ W (51.20167, -3.88718)
OS Grid Reference: SS6816946467

Parking and Coaches
We have a reasonably large FREE car park at Woody Bay Station! We can also accommodate coaches on most days (coach drivers - please phone the station to confirm). There is no public parking at Killington Lane.

Public Transport

By Public Transport

Barnstaple is the nearest rail station on the national network, this being at the end of the Tarka Line now operated by Great Western Railway Trains. Services from Barnstaple are to Exeter where there are connecting high speed services to London, the Midlands and the South West.

To get to Woody Bay Station from Barnstaple, take either the 309 or 310 bus from Barnstaple Rail station which goes via Barnstaple Bus Station. From Lynton, take either the 309 or 310 bus from Lynton Castle Hill Car Park and from Lynmouth, take either the 309 or 310 bus from Lynmouth Lyndale Coach Park.

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steam train

Adore this place

I absolutely fall in love with this place every time we go.

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Date of experience - October 2022

Steam train experience

The station was like going back in time very quaint and idyllic.

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Date of experience - September 2022

Step back in time

Woody Bay Station is in pristine condition & takes you straight back in time.

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Date of experience - September 2022