The Lyn & Exmoor Museum



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A charming small museum set inside the oldest cottage in Lynton. There are many collections of agricultural and domestic tools from Lynton and Exmoor as well as maritime, railway, and natural history exhiitions. There is a collection of unique pictures of the Lynmouth Flood and the Lynton Railway, and if you're lucky (or unlucky, depending on how you feel about being haunted) you might see the resident ghost.

The Lyn & Exmoor Museum
St Vincent's Cottage,Market Street,LYNTON,EX35 6AF


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking nearby
  • Facilities: Ground floor accessible
Opening times
  • Opening Times: Open Easter-Oct, Tue-Thu and Sat 10.30-1.30 and 2-5

About the area

Discover Devon

With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.

Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them. 

Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.

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