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A gentle path by light and water

I have walked this a number of times and I'm always impressed by the ever changing light and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
Spectacular views along the route (mostly)

This is an easy level walk from the gorgeous village of Lympstone. (Well worth a visit on its own... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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“cycle path”(22 reviews)
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Wheelchair userI have been along the cycle path on my wheelchair Very enjoyable beautiful views only problem is the gates either end difficult to get in and out with a larger wheelchair part from that great

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Lit at night by studs on the floor; but don’t walk in dark clothing as it is a cycle path I am a cyclist too, and have nearly come a cropper with someone in dark clothing and headphones in. The estuary views are stunning and...More

Thank RattamahatAL
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Purpose made path for people and cyclists to walk up the estuary. Some way along you can cross the railway (a second time) and leave the cyclists while you walk on more of a country path.This is narrow alongside the railway to begin. The train...More

Thank Allan R
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Easy walk on paved pathways along side the estuary/railway line, lovely views across the estuary. Good to continue walk to Topsham and return to exmouth by train.

1  Thank hilarygreen1
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This trail can be picked up a little way (five or so minutes) to the right, if you are facing Exmouth railway station. The entrance is on your left with the river on your left. There is a map showing the route all the way...More

Thank colinr803
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Great walk parked car at exmouth railway station done the walk to Lympstone had lunch at the Swan pub in the village caught the train back to exmouth really good day out

1  Thank gilly122
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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.