Glen Lyn Gorge is situated in Lynmouth, is part of Exmoor National Read more [...]
Place Category: Activities
There is a cliff top walk to the foreland along the path leading from the old inn near Countisbury. It is a very long and impressive route along the headland and thence skirting round the cliffs to the lighthouse. Here the rugged track stands some 150 metres above sea level and magnificent views can be had all round. Grass gives way to a well worn footpath along the very side of the sloping cliff itself, and after a walk of about two miles one has to start descending down these tracks to the lighthouse on the point, well below the crest of the headland. At times this walk is very hazardous but never really dangerous provided care is taken. The hardest part is the return journey back up the cliff and along the path – there is in fact a lighthouse service road a little further along the A39 which makes it an easy, but not quite so spectacular visit.
Lynmouth Foreland Lighthouse was established by Trinity House in 1900 as a further aid to navigation in the Bristol Channel, 20 miles east of Bull Point. The station was electrified in 1975. The round white tower is 15 metres in height, set on the extremity of the headland 2 miles E.N.E. of Lynmouth.
This lighthouse is NOT open to the public.
Lynmouth Foreland Lighthouse 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Wednesday, with temperatures bottoming out at 14°C on Sunday.Breezy starting in the evening and light rain in the evening.Today's Forecast
12->1586% 84% 11 mph
7:46 am 6:15 pmLight rain and windy starting in the evening.Friday, Oct 20th
12->1689% 84% 15 mph
7:48 am 6:13 pmDangerously windy throughout the day and rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Saturday, Oct 21st
11->1591% 71% 27 mph
7:50 am 6:11 pmWindy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Oct 22nd
10->1473% 79% 26 mph
7:51 am 6:09 pmBreezy in the morning and overcast throughout the day.Monday, Oct 23rd
14->1670% 100% 17 mph
7:53 am 6:07 pmBreezy in the morning and overcast throughout the day.Tuesday, Oct 24th
15->1629% 97% 15 mph
7:55 am 6:05 pmMostly cloudy in the morning and breezy overnight.Wednesday, Oct 25th
14->1743% 52% 12 mph
7:57 am 6:03 pmBreezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Oct 26th
14->1652% 83% 17 mph
7:58 am 6:01 pm
Photos from around the surrounding area