Heddon's Mouth - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Heddon's Mouth
Heddon's Mouth is the rocky cove Set on the rugged North Devon coast between Combe Martin and Lynton. The beach here is made up of medium-sized rounded rocks, like super-sized pebbles. The river runs down the middle of the beach and to either side cliffs rise up. In previous times it was a popular venue for smugglers but is now a popular destination for ramblers.
Attractions Near Heddon's Mouth
3.21km from Heddon's Mouth
The River Heddon is a river in Devon, in the south of England. Running along the western edges of Exmoor, the river reaches the North Devon coast at Heddon's Mouth. It was renowned for its natural environment, with bridges and stepping stones along the river, meadows, and walks that start from the National Trust shop.
Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway (Top station)
6.46km from Heddon's Mouth
It is the highest and the steepest totally water-powered railway in the world which was opened in 1890. The Cliff Railway connects the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth providing stunning coastal views that will be the highlight of any visit. This working heritage railway is grade II listed, the UK's only fully water-powered railway and one of just three examples left in the World!
Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park
6.98km from Heddon's Mouth
A family-run park with a genuine passion for encouraging respect for animals and the natural world around them. Home to an abundance of exotic and indigenous wildlife and the very latest in Dinosaur animatronics. You can meet the wonderful Meerkats, Primates, Reptiles, Lions, Sea Lions and the largest pack of Hudson Bay Wolves in the UK.
National Trust - Watersmeet
8.98km from Heddon's Mouth
Watersmeet House is a former fishing lodge located near Lynmouth and used today as an information center, tea room, and shop by the National Trust, who have owned it since 1996. It stands at the bottom of a deep gorge at the confluence of the East Lyn River and Hoar Oak Water. The house itself lies on the east bank of the river in the civil parish of Brendon and Countisbury, although the other bank is in Lynton and Lynmouth parish.
9.11km from Heddon's Mouth
Exmoor Zoo is different, neither a wildlife park or a city zoo, but a more friendly and contact orientated zoo that has grown into the North Devon countryside. Exmoor Zoo cares for 175 species of animals, birds and reptiles. Many extremely rare captive species are exhibited such as singing dogs, fanaloka, rusty-spotted cats, and yellow-throated martens.
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For more information about Heddon's Mouth, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heddon%27s_Mouth