Devon Town Focus

Lynton and Lynmouth

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The stretch of coast overlooked by Lynton and occupied by Lynmouth is a spectacular combination of sweeping moorland, high rugged tree clad cliffs and enticing sheltered bays. In a rapidly changing world, Lynton and Lynmouth and the whole Exmoor area still remain, in many respects, as they have been for centuries. An area noted for its high cliffs and hills for walking, quaint cottages, views, and access to the inner wilderness of Exmoor with its deer and ponies. Hollerday Hill has its goats and buzzards. Lynmouth a harbour, Cliff Railway, sea air, Rhenish Tower, boats and challenging surf. There is fishing for salmon and trout.

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  • The population of the Lynton & Lynmouth Devon Town area for 2009 is 2640
  • In the last 10 years, the population has grown by 4.18%
  • Claimant counts for November 2008 were approximately 35 people
  • Job Seekers Allowance for the area reached 1.97% of the working age population in November 2008
  • District claimant count figures for 2008 showed a claimant count of 1.89% of the working age population
  • The Average income in 2008 for the Lynton & Lynmouth Devon Town area is £31904.46 per household
  • Average house price for the area in 2007 was recorded as £320,728.38
  • There were 18 year 11 pupils in this area in 2007
  • 50.0% of year 11 pupils attained 5 A*-C grades at GCSE in 2007
  • There are 19 year 6 pupils throughout the Lynton & Lynmouth Devon Town area in 2007
  • 78.9% of pupils attained KS2 Level 4+ in 2007
  • For statistical profiles of the Lynton & Lynmouth please click here