Lynton and Lynmouth

Lynton and Lynmouth

      town (“parish”), North Devon district, administrative and historic county of Devon, England. Lynmouth lies at the mouth of the East Lyn and West Lyn rivers, and Lynton stands on the cliff 500 feet (150 metres) above. Lynmouth's small harbour on the Bristol Channel, with its Rhenish tower, was reconstructed after a disastrous flood in August 1952. Both villages are summer resorts situated in the Exmoor National Park. Pop. (2001) 1,513.

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