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The Station Masters Daughter

When buying this book from the L&B the railway benefits from a worthwhile percentage of the cover price.

‘A MUST READ in my book!!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars

‘Utterly perfect… A timeslip tale that leaves you wanting more… I loved it.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

‘I may have shed a tear or two!… A definite emotional rollercoaster of a read that will make you both cry and smile.’ Debbie’s Book Reviews, 5 stars

‘Oh my goodness… The pages turned increasingly quickly as my desperation to find out what happened steadily grew and grew.’ Ginger Book Geek, 5 stars

‘Very special… I loved every minute of it.’ Jessica Belmont, 5 stars

‘Brilliant… Very highly recommended!!’ Donnasbookblog, 5 stars

‘Touched my heart! A real page turner… The perfect read for cosying up. I can’t recommend this gorgeous book enough.’ Dash Fan Book reviews, 5 stars

Dorset, 1935. Stationmaster Ted has never cared much for romance. Occupied with ensuring England's most beautiful railway runs on time, love has always felt like a comparatively trivial matter. Yet when he meets Annie Galbraith on the 8.42 train to Lynford, he can't help but instantly fall for her.

But when the railway is forced to close and a terrible accident occurs within the station grounds, Ted finds his job and any hope of a relationship with Annie hanging in the balance...

Price: 
£8.99

L&B Journey 2019

Our best photo album so far?

New and updated edition published by the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust. This book charts the journey from Barnstaple Town to Lynton and back in more than 80 photos with extracts from large scale maps, showing teh locations of the photos.

A4 format, with high quality reproduction of rare photos, possibly makes this our best album so far.

Price: 
£9.95

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway - A Celebration

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway - A Celebration

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway - A Celebration

This large-format book features historical photographs of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, several of them previously unpublished. The photographs have extended captions to create an attractive and high-quality publication about the L&BR. The author Tony Nicholson is a life-long historian of the railway and a long-serving Trustee of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Trust.

Hard cover, 224 pages with over 200 photos and illustrations

The railway benefits significantly from the sale of this book, with all profits going towards the restoration of the railway.

Price: 
£45.00

L&BR Magazine

L&B Magazine A5 pages

Latest L&BR Magazine - We always have a few left over and these can now be purchased online.

Price: 
£2.50

The L&B from the Air

 The L&B from the Air

60 page full colour book, documenting the route of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway from the air. Aerial photography by Philip Lane.

Price: 
£9.95

L&BR Guide Book

Official Guide

Guide Book - 30 A4 pages, covering the history of the L&B and its continuing recreation in the 21st Century. 6th Edition, published Summer 2018

Latest L&BR Offical Guide Book - 30 A4 pages, covering the history of the L&B and its continuing recreation in the 21st Century. Gloriously illustrated throughout. 6th Edition published May 2018.

Price: 
£4.50

A Ticket to Lynton

Amply illustrated throughout with the colour paintings of esteemed local artist Eric Leslie. Take a descriptive journey from Barnstaple to Lynton in the railways hey-day and imagine a future time when this will be a possibility again. Proceeds from the sale of this book will all go towards restoring the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway.

Price: 
£8.50

A Narrow Gauge Album of Watercolours by Eric Leslie

A Narrow Gauge Album of Watercolours by Eric Leslie



A personal account by renowned railway artist, Eric Leslie. It covers over 40 years of his involvement in narrow gauge – from early days helping lay track and repairing carriages for the Festiniog Railway, to more recent work illustrating the much-loved cards and posters for the Lynton and Barnstaple.

Price: 
£10.95

Modelling the L&B

Modelling the L&B

With the growing availability of accurate ready-to-run models of Lynton & Barnstaple locomotives and rolling stock, and a wide range of kits and other relevant items, many people are considering creating an L&B model. This new book will help them.

Price: 
£9.95

Railways Round Exmoor - Robin Madge and Allan Stanistreet

Railways Round Exmoor - Robin Madge and Allan Stanistreet

A new edition, much expanded, of a book first published in 1971. Now with 128 pages within hard-back covers, this gives "potted histories" of all the old lines around Exmoor:

Taunton - Barnstaple, Taunton - Minehead, Exe Valley, Ilfracombe line, Lynton Cliff Railway, and various minor lines, both built and projected.

Our own Lynton & Barnstaple Railway is given 20 pages, covering both the original railway and our present-day efforts at Woody Bay. This includes a nice selection of colour photos, provided by some of our staff members.

Price: 
£9.99

L&BR Magazine Back Numbers Service

There is a Back Number Service for the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Magazine operated by the Somerset & Bristol Area Support Group. Just e-mail them your requirements.

Peco Guide to Modelling Narrow Gauge Railways

Peco Guide to Modelling Narrow Gauge Railways
Peco Guide to Modelling Narrow Gauge Railways

Latest soft-back book from Peco, 122 pages, full of information about modelling narrow gauge railways, both indoors and out. The various different scales and gauges are explained, with useful details about what is available on the commercial market, and how to get started. Also contains lots of photos of narrow gauge lines around the world, including our own Lynton & Barnstaple Railway.

Price: 
£6.99

Branch Line to Lynton

Branch Line to Lynton

A simple photographic journey from Barnstaple to Lynton with captions. Also includes at the back, ticket records and detail on the Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway.

94 page hardback book from Middleton Press. ISBN 1-873793-04-9.

Price: 
£18.95

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