Lynmouth Memories

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My wife and I were staying in Middleham Cottages that night and escaped to the schoolhouse with other survivers. We escaped the village the next day, after a terrifying night, through the Lynmouth Hotel to the bridge by ladder across the water. I have painted the original Middleham Cottages from an old photo as it was before the disaster.

I took a party of friends for a day's outing to Lynmouth and Lynton and travelled on this wonderful cliff railway. It still looks exactly the same! It was a sunny but chilly May day and we started our day's fun with lunch and drinks in The Rising Sun - a lovely ancient inn on the sea front. This was followed (...Read full memory)