Exeter Ludwell Valley Park Walks

1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (2.7 miles)Walk 2 (1.5 miles)
 Exe River Butterfly Walk

Ludwell Valley Park is renowned for its wild flowers and butterflies. It's also a favourite place for many a dog walker.

As a bonus, because of its situation, magnificent views can be obtained of Haldon & the mouth of the Exe.

Point of Interestwild flowers, butterflies
lime kiln
paper mill
PubsNo pubs en route
parkingPynes Hill - see restrictions below

Walk 1 River Exe (2.7 miles)

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A delightful and varied walk combining Ludwell valley Park with glimpses of a Victorian limekiln & paper mill near the river Exe.

It contains one steady climb.

This is an ideal weekend walk as parking during weekdays is virtually impossible.

tracks bridle/ footpaths
country lanes
main roads
0 %
yes after rain
altitude range
5 - 55 m
quality of track

Walk 2 Butterfly Route (1.5 miles)


This is one of our 'Thirty Minute Walks'

This is the official butterfly walk around the park taking in various habitats.


 Walks near Ludwell Park:
Exeter CanalTommy Cooper
Topsham Darts Farm

There is one steady climb.

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Walk 2 Butterfly Walk Ludwell Valley Park