British Beaches

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Lynmouth Beach

Lynmouth, Devon

The beach is situated along a straight section of coastline, and is backed by spectacular wooded hills and served by a unique cliff railway from Lynton. The beach is predominantly used by tourists and fishermen.

Beach Type



A slip-way and toilets (including toilets for the disabled) are available


Can have a good surfing wave when there is enough swell
Beware of the rip and the crowds in surf conditions

Nature and Wildlife

The South West coast path provides spectacular sea view walks as does the moorland around Exmoor. Deer. salmon and dolphins are now regular visitors to this area.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Dogs are allowed all year round and dog litter bins are provided.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Lynton Tourist Information Centre Town Hall Lee Road Lynton EX35 6HT


Nearest town: Lynmouth
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2322, -3.8264
Postcode: EX35 6EN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Lynton and Lynmouth, Devon at Explore Britain.


Via small village of Lynmouth.

Public Transport

Barnstaple is the nearest train station. The 309/310 bus services run to Lynmouth.


Approximately 192 car parking spaces (including disabled spaces) are available for a charge.

Nearby Car Parks

Lower Lyndale, Lynmouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Upper Lyndale, Lynmouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Esplanade, Lynmouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Bottom Meadow, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Cross Street, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Longmead, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Valley Of Rocks, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Valley of the Rocks, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Watersmeet, Lynmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Watersmeet Road, West Lyn (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Lynmouth