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River Exe

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Address: Exmouth, England
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Weekend walk

We look forward to a walk along the river eve, we usually park at Darts farm and walk to Topsham or towards Exton and Ebford. Since the opening of the cycle path a few years ago... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Passp0rtAlwaysReady
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We look forward to a walk along the river eve, we usually park at Darts farm and walk to Topsham or towards Exton and Ebford. Since the opening of the cycle path a few years ago its popularity has grown. It's lovely!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The River Exe starts in Somerset about 6 miles from Bristol and flows all the way to the Exe Estuary in Exmouth (pictured). A good deal of wildlife along this river.

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Thank ray r
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

I am one of those lucky people who gets to cycle down the side of the Exe every day on my commute. It's an amazing river, and the facilities along both sides are brilliant. Exeter is a lovely place too, with many river-based activities to try including kayaking and sailing.

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Thank Demelza H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

We took a Stuartline river trip from Exmouth dock. There are lots of birds overwintering in the estuary and you get good views of them on the sandbars and diving for fish; we saw cormorants, egrets, Brent geese and goosanders among others. They run birdwatching cruises, but they're always either fully booked or not during our stay! Still, the "Winter... More 

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Thank Mellors64
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

The river exe is a fascinating river. From its source on Exmoor to the point where it joins the sea, the river exe will thrill anyone who loves the outdoors. It passes through the glorious town of Exeter, and continues past the historic villages of Topsham and Lympstone, finishing up at Exmouth and the start of the Jurassic coast. A... More 

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Thank jeremy j
Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

The boat trip (operated by Stuarts) ran on Wednesday and Thursday in December and I would assume tide permitting. We had the bonus of passing a basking seal on the way back into Exmouth Quay. Good value at £7.50 inc tea or coffee

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Thank BansteadBraidy
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Simple natural beauty. Every time you visit you see something unique: fishermen catching fish from a rod off the shore; commercial fishing boats, chugging out at six and returning home at sunset with the seagulls at their stern; the white triangles of sailing boats racing at four different clubs; a cormorant drying its wings on a navigation buoy; cruisers setting... More 

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Thank MrsLaraHoward
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Wherever you look there are amazing views , it is the most beautiful estuary, visit the towns and villages and see all different aspects of the same river . Exmouth , Lympstone , Topsham all lovely places to visit . Autumn brings wading birds so it's a delight for bird watchers . Travel by the local boat and follow the... More 

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Thank Susan H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

I cycle the Exe estuary and visit many places along this stunning river. Amazing beauty from Exmouth as far as you wish to Exmoor, with an abundance of wildlife, stunning scenery, history, cafes, canal inns and leisure activities along the way. Try the Exe Estuary route from Dawlish, through Starcross, Powderham, Topsham ferry and Exeter, if ambitious, you can cycle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We were on a Shearings trip and had this trip optional well worth it and a great day out and very good value for money, and very interesting, things you find out that you never knew

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