Beaches in Lynton, Devon

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The beach guide has 4 beaches listed in and around the town of Lynton. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Lynmouth Beach (0.6 miles)

    Lynmouth © Martin Bodman | BY-SA

    Lynmouth is a shingle beach just below the village of Lynmouth on the northern edge of Exmoor National Park. The beach here is about 500 meters wide and is divided by the mouth of the River Lyn which also forms the small harbour. Lynmouth beach is surrounded by spectacular high cliffs, hills and woodlands. Given…

  • Wringcliff Beach (1 miles)

    Wringcliff © Rich Cressman | BY-SA

    A secluded shingle cove, overlooked by high cliffs, on the South West Coast Path. Parking is in the Valley of the Rocks, which is signposted from Lynton. Access is via a steep path, although at the current time a rockfall has closed this off. This scenic beach all but disappears at high tide.

  • Lee Abbey Beach (1.4 miles)

    Lee Abbey Beach © Robin Lucas | BY-SA

    This shingle and rock beach is located just west of the popular Exmoor coastal villages of Lynton and Lynmouth. It is located within the grounds of the Lee Abbey Estate, hence the name. Whilst sometimes referred to as Lee Bay, this is a little confusing as there is another, better known beach of this name…

  • Sillery Sands Beach (1.6 miles)

    Sillery Sands © Roger Geach | BY-SA

    This secluded beach is located just east of Lynmouth. It is generally quiet as it is a bit of a mission to get to, but well worth it.

    The beach sits at the base of high verdant cliffs that lead to Foreland Point. At lower tides there is a fair bit of sand exposed but as…

Lynton beaches map

Map featuring Lynton beaches. Click on pins to view beach details