Exmoor National Park
One of the best national parks in England for scenic walks or drives, Exmoor combines dramatic coastlines with rolling hills and expansive countryside. Large valleys and deep woodlands help to vary the views, whilst charming villages hold traditional tea rooms and pubs with plenty of character.
Lynton, with a population of around 2,000 people, is possibly the smallest town in the UK to have a permanent cinema. It seats only 68 people, giving it a cosy and pleasant atmosphere, but still plays the latest blockbuster releases – despite charging significantly less than chain cinemas do for the same films.
Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway
A fascinating triumph of engineering, this railway is completely powered by the weight of passengers and water, making it one of the most eco-friendly transport methods in existence. It also offers incredible views once you reach the top, with the Bristol Channel and Exmoor visible from the Cliff Top Café.
Recent exhibits such as cheetah, puma, maned wolves, sitaunga and the famous "Exmoor Beast" can be seen amongst the unique and rare smaller animals for which the zoo provides"natural" enclosures. Carefully planted shrubs and trees as they have matured along the winding zoo paths keep you wondering what is next, providing a very relaxing and natural atmosphere! Exmoor Zoo is different, neither a wildlife park or a city zoo, but a more friendly and contact orientated zoo which has grown into the North Devon countryside
Lynton and Barnstaple Railway
If you've a passion for the railways of days gone by then this is the Lynyon and Lynmouth attraction for you! Hop aboard a nostalgic steam train and take in the Exmoor countryside in style, with views of the scenic moorland to one side and the North Devon coast to the other.