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Mr M

Cycled this route today, Highly recommended it. There are many comments saying that the cyclists... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Martyn H
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Nice flat tarmaced walking surface

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

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Leeds, 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 September 4, 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 Martyn H
Reviewed September 1, 2018

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

Reviewed August 27, 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

Thank alun s
Reviewed August 27, 2018

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

Thank patriciacowey36
Reviewed August 7, 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 August 5, 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 July 14, 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 July 9, 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 June 21, 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 June 18, 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
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April 22, 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
May 11, 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.