Visit the Natural History Museum at Malmsmead en route to the Youth Hostel. After dinner, slide presentation and talk by Exmoor National Park Ranger. The Lynmouth Flood of August 1952 was one of the worst natural disasters experienced in England. Walk to Watersmeet for river studies then follow the flood trail along the East Lyn River in the company of a National Trust warden. Visit Glen Lyn Gorge and the memorial hall to see displays on the flood. Return to Lynton via water-powered cliff railway, find out how it works and why it is "environmentally friendly".