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