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Lynmouth Beach

Devon, England

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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.

Lynmouth Beach is on the Exmoor Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

Featured in the Sunday Times best British beaches list.


Weather and tides for Friday 22 September

Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 13%
Min temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 13mph

The tide at Lynmouth Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 5:44 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 12:00 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   18.3°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Lynmouth Beach

Things to do and see in the area

National Park Centre Lynmouth Pavilion (0.2 miles)
Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway (0.2 miles)
Watersmeet Trail (0.2 miles)
Valley of Rocks Walk-South West Coast Path (0.4 miles)
Lynton Cinema (0.4 miles)
Valley of the Rocks (1.2 miles)
Watersmeet House (1.4 miles)
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway (3.4 miles)
Heddon Valley (3.6 miles)

Places to eat near Lynmouth Beach

Lynmouth Bay Cafe (370 yards)
7 The Bistro (360 yards)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Lynmouth

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SS725497

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: North Devon

Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

Nearest postcode: EX35 6EN

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Visitor information for Lynmouth Beach, Devon, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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