Take a Journey Back in Time

Built in 1926, the Babbacombe Cliff Railway has shuttled hundreds of thousands of holiday makers to and from Oddicombe Beach in over 84 years of service.

Surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery to be found in the UK, the Cliff Railway provides a vital and non-exhausting way for locals and holiday makers alike to soak up the peaceful atmosphere and take in the amazing views as they travel to and from the waters edge. The railway is now also an Approved Premises for weddings.
Fine views over Lyme Bay from the Top Station
The Cliff Railway has 2 parallel tracks, each over 700 feet long
A carriage arrives at the Bottom Station
Ride down to picturesque Oddicombe Beach
Explore the informative Visitor Centre on the beach
With an extensive overhaul & refurbishment now completed, the railway is ready to serve thousands more passengers as they venture down to enjoy a day relaxing in the beautiful Devon sun.

Find Out About the History

A lot has happened since the railway opened in 1926.

So how does it work?

Find out more about what keeps the railway moving.