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My ode to lynton & Lynmouth

Write a poem about Lynton & Lynmouth

For a chance to win a beautiful framed print from Maurice Bishop

Get your thinking caps on and pens at the ready, it’s time to get writing.

Send us your best poem, verse or limerick about Lynton & Lynmouth.  It can be about ANYTHING relating to Lynton & Lynmouth.

Make it romantic, funny, emotional, or about a recent or distant visit, even a local character or place. This isn’t just for adults either, let your little ones express themselves too.

The Winner will receive this stunning framed print from renowned local artist …

… and their winning poem will be printed and displayed in the Exmoor National Park Centre in the Lynmouth Pavilion

Competition closes January 31st 2022.  The Winner will be announced on February 14th 2022 so there is plenty of time to write the perfect piece.

If, for any reason, you are unable to submit your answers via the Submit button, you can email your answers to

The rules

  • You can submit more that one, but the first one received will be entered for judging
  • Entries should be in English or English dialect
  • It can be cheeky, but not vulgar or offensive in anyway
  • It can be as short or long as you like
  • Your entry will be judged anonymously
  • Your entries should not have been published elsewhere, in print or online, by a mainstream or an independent publisher.
  • Your entries should not be a translation of another author’s work.