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Paradise for man’s best friend - and a gift for you too!

The Byes wander through woodland and fields by the Sid as it wends its way between Sidmouth and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
A beautiful walk

This beautiful parkland walk follows the river Sid to the sea, walk alongside the river , shallow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shazza O
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Salcombe Road, Sidmouth EX10 8PR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Byes wander through woodland and fields by the Sid as it wends its way between Sidmouth and Sidford - where you will find the Salty Monk and peaceful spot for afternoon tea. It is a delightful 1 and 3/4 miles walk from the coast...More

Thank 108Bubbles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful parkland walk follows the river Sid to the sea, walk alongside the river , shallow for children to paddle, or dogs to swim.

Thank Shazza O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely wooded park with creek and beautiful trees for walking with friends, your pup or alone. Although in town, close to the tourist attractions, you feel you are surrounded by nature and it really is a renewing place to walk. If you have toddlers or...More

Thank CathyHatfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the trail from the back of the Spar at Sidmouth to the town centre at Sidmouth as we were advised not to finish the trail because of the ford and the bridge. However on the way back we decided to have a look...More

Thank rubenesqueSuffolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully kept Riverside walk. Plenty of seating areas and play areas or maybe stay and have a pic nic. Glorious place, quiet, walking paths along the Byes. Cycle path is separate. Ideal for walkers young and old. We spotted a Kingfisher on an early morning...More

Thank franb941
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Byes is wonderful - very peaceful with its gentle flowing stream and the most beautiful trees, now turning autumnal. The weather was perfect and I decided to continue up the path that leads to the sea and then back via Salcombe Hill and the...More

Thank katherinemusson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Huntersmoon Hotel which sits along side the Byes A lovely setting enjoyed by walkers, cyclists and dog owners. The walks are extensive going north from the edge of Sidmouth. It is a different proposition at night with no lighting for those...More

Thank ccws50
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Dog friendly walk along river valley, good paths and very accessible We parked a little further out and walked through the Byes into Sidmouth

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Byes has a lovely river flowing through it and has several paths to walk or cycle through . You can start the walk at Sidford ( behind the Spa Shop ) where you will find a pay and display car park, access is then...More

2  Thank Rowland B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Walked from Sidford to Sidmouth, was lovely..enjoyed it very much shame weather wasn't better to sit with a picnic

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Sue W
20 March 2017|
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Response from distm |
Free off-road parking is provided at Byes Lane, Sidford, adjacent to the playing fields. Please do not park in surrounding narrow residential roads as suggested by Bangel201. It causes much inconvenience to long suffering... More
20 July 2015|
Response from distm |
From Sidmouth take the 9 or 9A (Honiton/Seaton), or the 899 (Seaton).