The Rhenish Tower was originally built t o store salt water for indoor baths. It was later fitted with a light to act as a beacon above the harbour. The current structure is an exact replica constructed following damage in the devastating 1952 floods.
Almost opposite is the recently restored Lynmouth Pavilion, home of the Exmoor National Park Centre and the western end of the Coleridge Way. As well as finding out all about what else you can do on Exmoor the centre offers an audi visual theatre showing a short film of Exmoor and you can also sign the Coleridge Way logbook and claim your certificate for completing the route here.