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A great day trip on a bike

We started off in Dawlish Warren and then crossed over to Exmouth by ferry before heading north... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2019
Great Family Activity.

There is a cycle path all the way from Exmouth around the Exe Estuary to Dawlish. I have only... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

We started off in Dawlish Warren and then crossed over to Exmouth by ferry before heading north along the estuary. We stopped off in Topsham for lunch, clapped the rowers on the river in Exeter and then cycled back down the other side towards Dawlish...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019

There is a cycle path all the way from Exmouth around the Exe Estuary to Dawlish. I have only walked the section from Exmouth to Topsham. This section can be enjoyed equally on foot or cycle. There is also a foot path running along the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

All family members loved this. We managed Dawlish to Exmouth and caught the ferry back to star cross in half a day with a family of four. Fantastic ride through different landscapes and mostly flat apart from the last couple of miles into exmouth, great...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Did this ride yesterday, started off brilliantly from Dawlish Warren, gorgeous scenery , we saw herds of deer in the grounds of Powderham castle , what amazing views !! Great tarmac track , got up to bridge over river Exe into Exeter and loads of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank claireg58
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Really nice cycle, about 20 miles, which my youngest (9) completed without issue. Nice views; pleasant and safe route; and satisfying to complete. We started at Dawlish Warren and did the complete route to Exmouth. We then caught the last ferry back to Starcross and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful trail ,you can go round the whole estuary from Exmouth to Dawlish , we went from Exmouth marina to Exeter,stunning views and very relaxing,there's places you can stop along the way as well for a drink ,can be hilly in places but its well...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank richm0nd125
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Cycled from Lympstone Manor manor hotel to star cross for 32km. Was incredible and a key highlight of our stay. The route is easy to navigate with amazing views of the coast line and railway for most of the way. The weather was lovely which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank vikoj
Reviewed April 27, 2018

It wasn’t the best weather but our cycle ride was very good with plenty of places to stop and admire the views of the Exe. It is hilly in places.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Squid58
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Great views as tou do this easy walk along the Exe Estuary. Did it twice during our trip, once from Exmouth to Lympstone and back, when the tide was out, and once from Topsham to Exmouth when the tide was in. Definitely better when the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Happy2Travel3
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Thank you Exe Trail for making our walk from Lympstone Manor to Topsham and back so pleasurable. Well signposted. Well maintained. Views were amazing with lots of places to stop for a rest. Wide tracks 90% of the time equally shared with cyclists, walkers, joggers....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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October 20, 2015|
Response from 104t |
Bikes for adults can be hired in Exmouth near to the trail. Google for full info. I have just walked the trail from Exmouth to Topsham. The only bit of highway is in Exton, and we never passed a single car on this short... More
May 11, 2015|
Response from 104t |
If you are walking from the strand area towards the railway station, it is well marked as you go. We walked on the road leaving the station to our left and after a few hundred meters picked up the trail. it was fairly easy... More