Ticket Prices 2019
|Single||Return||Gold* (ride all day)|
|Adult||£ 2.90||£ 3.90||Return ticket + £1|
|Child (4 - 13 years)||£ 1.80||£ 2.40||Return ticket + £1|
|Dogs & Baggage||£ 1.00||£ 1.50|
|Bicycles||£ 3.00||£ 6.00|
|Daily (unlimited daily travel)||£ 10.00||£ 4.00|
|Weekly (unlimited weekly travel)||£ 20.00||£ 10.00|
Opening Times 2019
|Sat Feb 9th - Fri Mar 29th||10:00||17:00|
|Sat Mar 30th - Sun Apr 14th||10:00||18:00|
|Mon Apr 15th - Thu Apr 18th||10:00||19:00|
|Fri Apr 19th - Sun Apr 28th (Easter)||10:00||20:00|
|Mon Apr 29th - Mon May 6th||10:00||19:00|
|Tue May 7th - Fri May 24th||10:00||18:00|
|Sat May 25th - Sun Jun 2nd (Whitsun)||10:00||20:00|
|Mon Jun 3rd - Fri Jul 26th||10:00||19:00|
|Sat Jul 27th - Sun Sep 1st||10:00||20:00|
|Mon Sep 2nd - Fri Sep 13th||10:00||19:00|
|Sat Sep 14th - Fri Oct 25th||10:00||18:00|
|Sat Oct 26th - Fri Nov 8th||10:00||16:00|
Download 2019 VISITOR GUIDE
Tickets & Gold Tickets
The tickets are purchased immediately prior to your trip and are not based upon timetables. The Cliff Railway operates continuously and waiting times are therefore minimal. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance or online. Cash, debit cards & contactless payments are accepted. Children under 4 travel free. *Gold tickets are for all day unlimited travel and must be purchased at point of sale of return ticket sale, Gold tickets are not transferable and not available in peak season (July & August); queuing still applies for Gold visitors.
Pushchairs & Wheelchairs
Due to the narrow Victorian carriages, pushchairs and wheelchairs will need to be folded. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate mobility scooters or larger wheelchairs. Customers with particular requirements are advised to view our Accessibility Guide or contact us prior to visiting.
Dogs & Muddy Boots
Soggy Dogs & muddy walking boots are all welcome. Dogs will need to be on a lead and are required to ride inside the carriage. A small charge is made for larger dogs, guide dogs and lap dogs go free.
We can accommodate advanced bookings and ticket sales for groups. Please contact us for more information. Group bookings are still subject to queuing.
There are public car parks and some street parking in both Lynton and Lynmouth although Lynmouth has significantly less available parking and gets busy during peak seasons. Much better to park in Lynton and use us as the most beautiful park and ride option in the UK to the village of Lynmouth below. Where else in the country can you arrive in that much style?
EX35 6AR (Lynton) Bottom Meadow Car Park
EX35 6HG (Lynton) Cross Street Car Park
EX35 6JH (Lynton) Valley of the Rocks Car Park
EX35 6EP (Lynmouth) Lyndale Car Park
EX35 6EQ (Lynmouth) The Esplanade Car Park
EX35 6EH (Lynmouth) Watersmeet Car Park
Tickets & Travel - Under 4's travel free
Tickets are purchased either on the way in before travel at the Lynmouth Station or if travelling from Lynton your ticket will be purchased before you exit at the bottom station. Prices are advertised at the Top and Bottom station and within our fares page.
Children aged 3 and under travel free. Children’s fare for 4-13 years.
Upgrade your return ticket to Gold* for all day unlimited travel or ask about our Weekly unlimited money saving pass if you are staying in the area and want unlimited access. *Conditions apply.
The secret to avoiding queues - Sssshhh!
The Cliff Railway can be accessed at either the top station in Lynton or the bottom station in Lynmouth. At busy times the bottom station is very popular and queues can occur at peak times. To reduce waiting and avoid queues we recommend access via the top station Lynton in the afternoon or plan your visit earlier in the morning or towards the end of the day - but don't tell everyone!
Gradient, Steps & Access Guide
The access paths have a slight gradient but are manageable by most wheelchairs with assistance. The Cliff Top Cafe has level access with no steps and can accommodate wheelchairs.
There is a small step onto the Cliff Railway at the top station, and three small steps within each carriage with handrail. Due to the nature of the railway and its Victorian carriages most standard wheelchairs will not pass through the carriages unfolded, the carriages are 540mm wide at the narrowest point and there is restricted seating at busy times. Passengers will need to transfer from and fold their wheelchairs for travel and are personally responsible for loading and unloading wheelchairs from the carriages. Please be respectful of our drivers, they will offer reasonable assistance, but they are not permitted to lift heavy wheelchairs, people or scooters to help facilitate access.
Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate mobility scooters or larger wheelchairs.
For wheelchair users that are unable to transfer to a seat then we can accommodate a return journey on the open platform. This is only available from the bottom Lynmouth station (where level access into the carriage is available) and can be facilitated by riding up on the front platform to the top, staying on the lift and returning back to Lynmouth where you would disembark.
Dogs & Assistance Dogs
Dogs are always welcome to take their owners for a ride on the Cliff Railway. We do make a small charge for doggy travel (lap dogs occur no charge) and they must be kept on a lead and ride inside the carriage at all times. Assistance Dogs are permitted to travel for free. Water for dogs is provided in bowls at the site and we have complimentary dog biscuits too - woof woof.
Dog Waste Bins are located nearby in Lynton at the Town Hall and the Valley of the Rocks and in Lynmouth on the Manor, at Rock House and Blacklands Beach.
The Victorians didn't provide us with on site Public toilets. The closest are situated in Bottom Meadow Car Park and by the Town Hall in Lynton and The Memorial Hall and Lyndale Car Park in Lynmouth and also opposite the cricket field at the Valley of Rocks. The Cliff Top Cafe does have a WC.