Lynton & Lynmouth
Lynton and Lynmouth is a small and friendly bowls club with a mixed membership, re-established in 1981, and well known for it’s delicious teas. We have six rinks, plenty of parking, and we welcome both visitors and touring teams. Each year we run promotional events to encourage new members who are always made very welcome.
In 2013 we have been awarded a grant from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Fund to extend and modernise our clubhouse facilities, which will include provision for the local tennis and table tennis clubs. Phase one of the building is underway and our new changing rooms and toilets (with provision for the disabled) will be completed in time for the outdoor season which begins in April.
Lynton and Lynmouth are situated in an Area of Outstanding Beauty within the Exmoor National Park. Our bowls green is in a picturesque spot in Lynton – nestling between hills near the entrance to the Valley of Rocks. There are some lovely walks nearby, around the Valley of Rocks and along the cliffs, both easy and more strenuous, all with outstanding views. It is also possible to drive through the Valley of Rocks, if time is short, (perhaps spotting wild goats and Exmoor ponies on the way). Lynton itself has a good mix of individual shops, including two art galleries, a local art and crafts centre, and the Lyn and Exmoor Museum, plus a good range of cafés and restaurants.
We have the unique water powered Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway with fabulous views as you travel up and down the cliffs from Lynton to the pretty harbour village of Lynmouth which has retained it’s “olde worlde” charm. Here, too, a good range of small individual shops and eateries can be found.
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Honorary SecretaryCheryl Drayton33 Castle Heights, Lynton, EX35 6JD01598 753316
Match SecretaryMr. John AlldrittCastle Garden, Castle Hill, Lynton, EX35 6JA01598 753253
Ladies Match Secretary
Club CaptainPam SydenhamDurcombe Water, Furzehill, Barbrook, Lynton, EX35 6JA01598 753658
Ladies CaptainMrs. Cynthia Hobbs1A Park Gardens, Lynton, EX35 6DF01598 753635
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