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A great interesting walk

We did this walk on a sunny day in October. The walk starts on the road past the railway station... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southampton UK

A superb gentle walk suitable for most people. Stunning views but best done away from peak times. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather G
Exeter, United Kingdom
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“cycle path”(22 reviews)
“easy walk”(16 reviews)
“railway line”(12 reviews)
An easy, gentle 2.3 mile stroll from Exmouth along the eastern bank of the Exe Estuary, whose mudflats, sandbanks and marshes are of international importance for their wildlife, especially the tens of thousands of resident and migratory waterbirds...more
Exmouth Railway Station Imperial Road, Exmouth EX8 1BZ, England
+44 1392 383560
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this walk on a sunny day in October. The walk starts on the road past the railway station, but you soon find the signposted path which runs alongside of the Exmouth to Exeter railway. The path is firm all the way and be...More

Thank pilotjohn33
Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb gentle walk suitable for most people. Stunning views but best done away from peak times. I have read reviews where people either blame the speeding cyclists who don’t have bells (true of some but not all) or the parents with free range dogs...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Cycled this route today, Highly recommended it. There are many comments saying that the cyclists are selfish and speed, the only downside I found was the selfish walkers with theirs dogs and children who seemed to have no control over them, I could not do...More

1  Thank 296martynh
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Lots of cyclists on the pathway, which can get a bit crowded. Easy walking, nice views out over the estuary

Reviewed 28 August 2018

A beautiful walk with stunning views of the wonderful Exe Estuary completely ruined by many, not all , cyclists. These, mostly clad in gaudy Lycra, hurtle past at speeds around 30 mph. Walking at approximately 5mph they are approaching, silently at 6 times my speed....More

1  Thank alun s
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Sadly like most cycle paths,Pedestrians take their life in their hands! A beautiful walk ruined by speeding cyclists.

Thank patriciacowey36
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I have walked this a number of times and I'm always impressed by the ever changing light and landscape, depending on the level of the tide. The pathway is well constructed with great views all along the way. You can walk one way and then...More

Thank topshaman
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is an easy level walk from the gorgeous village of Lympstone. (Well worth a visit on its own) Most of the walk is along a purpose built boardwalk but all of the route is shared with cyclists which can make it quite tricky if...More

2  Thank Lolo101010
Reviewed 15 July 2018

While on holiday at shearings in Exmouth we went on a small trip on the train to lymphstone..it was a start of a walk if you wanted me to..we didn't but enjoyed the train and ride...

1  Thank valerie c
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I live within a 100 m of the walk from Exmouth to Lympstone. I am a regular user both for walking and cycling. It remains one of the beast ways to have a gentle walk alongside the ever changing exe estuary. It has excellent views...More

Thank melparker56
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22 April 2018|
Response from MikePendray | Reviewed this property |
There is a local authority car park close to Lympstone village centre and railway station. When we visited half was being used for building work and the overflow car park was further uphill along a residential road. It is... More
11 May 2015|
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Response from SW_Coast_Path_Team | Property representative |
Exmouth Railway Station. Have a look at the website for further details.