"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Lynmouth Beach

Lynmouth is a small resort bay on the edge of Exmoor National Park on the north coast of Devon. The bay is sheltered by high rugged woodland covered cliffs. The East and West Lyn rivers meet at Lynmouth and flow across the rocky beach. The beach is to the east of the river mouth and is approximately 460 metres wide.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Lynmouth

Local authority: Somerset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS725496


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Lynmouth Beach

  • The Exmoor Brass Rubbing and Hobbycraft Centre (0m)
  • Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway (0m)
  • Lyn and Exmoor Museum (0m)
  • Watersmeet (1m)
  • Lynton and Barnstaple Railway (3m)
  • Dean Riding Stables (7m)
  • Wistlandpound (7m)
  • Exmoor Zoo (7m)
  • Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park (8m)
  • Arlington Court (9m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall
Lee Road
EX35 6BT

Phone 0845 6603 232

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Forecast for Friday 21 September


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 83%
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Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 81%
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Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 72%
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Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 76%
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Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 79%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
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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.

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