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Exmouth to Lympstone Walk

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Address: Exmouth Railway Station Imperial Road, Exmouth EX8 1BZ, England
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An easy, gentle 2.3 mile stroll from Exmouth along the eastern bank of the...

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. Look out for avocets, curlews and lapwings, even seals and otters, and buzzards wheeling overhead. Take time to explore Lympstone before catching the train back to Exmouth.

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A good walk

We walk this quite often very enjoyable walk . Runs from Exmouth to Lympstone,if you get tired you want to go back try the train from Lympstone to Exmouth or to Exeter the other... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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u.k. spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walk this quite often very enjoyable walk . Runs from Exmouth to Lympstone,if you get tired you want to go back try the train from Lympstone to Exmouth or to Exeter the other direction

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Devon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Being from Exmouth, this is one of my favourite walks and cycle ride. The Swan Inn is waiting for you in Lympstone for refreshing drink and food.

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Newport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Level walk with good surface. If you have small children you need to be careful as some of the cyclists ride too fast. Nice pubs at Lympstone for a drink or lunch. Trains back to Exmouth every half an hour if you don't want to walk back.

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Thank nipper54
Devon England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely views along the Exe. With a choice of cafes and pubs in Lympstone to have a drink or a meal. This is a very easy walk.

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Coventry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fairly flat easy walk that can be strolled enjoying the views across the bay or stepped out for exercise. The path is shared with bikes but it is not a problem. The energetic can walk back along the same route while the rest of us can simply stroll through the village to the station and let the... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A real fresh air experience. The Estuary with all its Birdlip is in view and as the path has been developed for walkers and cyclists you can stand to one side safely and watch the world go by. There are some benches for a rest if you need one, but the path is pretty flat.

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Thank linda b
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to walk with the dog or cycle with the kids. Views are beautiful and nice pubs, cafes to get food and drinks when you get to Lympstone.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Lympstone Manor and decided to do this on a glorious sunny day. It is truly stunning. People run cycle or stroll. It's great to see the stunning area, lovely wildlife and just being at one with nature.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely little walk from exmouth to a nice quaint little village. path all tarmacked and well sign posted

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked this with a few buggies in tow and had a lovely stroll. Just need to keep an ear out for cyclists who like to sneak up behind you.

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