"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Lynmouth

Lynmouth is a village in Devon, England, on the northern edge of Exmoor.

The village straddles the confluence of the West Lyn and East Lyn rivers, in a gorge 700 feet (210 m) below Lynton, to which it is connected by the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway.

The two villages are a civil parish governed by Lynton and Lynmouth Town Council. The parish boundaries extend southwards from the coast and includes hamlets such as Barbrook and small moorland settlements such as East Ilkerton, West Ilkerton and Shallowford.

Lynmouth was described by Thomas Gainsborough, who honeymooned there with his bride Margaret Burr, as "the most delightful place for a landscape painter this country can boast".

Local authority: Somerset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS721493

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Things to see and do in and around Lynmouth

  • Lyn and Exmoor Museum
  • Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway
  • The Exmoor Brass Rubbing and Hobbycraft Centre
  • Watersmeet
  • Lynton and Barnstaple Railway
  • Dean Riding Stables
  • Wistlandpound
  • Exmoor Zoo
  • Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park
  • Arlington Court

Tourist Information

Lynton
Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall
Lee Road
Devon
England
EX35 6BT

Phone 0845 6603 232
http://www.lynton-lynmouth-tourism.co.uk/

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Weather

Forecast for Monday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 89%
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Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1019
Humidity 89%
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12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 81%
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15:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 82%
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18:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 80%
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21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
N
Pressure 1017
Humidity 63%
UV Index n/a
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