Exmouth Walks

along the dramatic Jurassic Coast
1 hour walks
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Walk 1 (2 m)Walk 2 (1.7 m)Walk 3 (4.9 m)Walk 4 (2.5 m)Walk 5 (3.8 m)Walk 6 (3.6 m)
Town TrailExmouth Harbour LympstoneJurassic CoastSea front
Popular Walk
Littleham
& Sandy Bay

Exmouth is the oldest seaside resort in Devon and famous for its sandy beaches.

The Exe estuary is known for its wading birds.

Walks 1 & 2 give you an opportunity to explore the estuary.

Point of InterestWhat to explore

Seafront & Coast line

Geoneedle

  
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Walk 1 Town Trail (2 miles)

Sea Front
  
Difficulty

An easy town trail 2 miles,45 minutes,takes you through historic parts of Exmouth,its harbour and beach.

It follows part of the Blue Plaque Trail.

Walk along the Beacon and see:

  • the hotel where the 28 year old composer Franz Liszt accompanied by his 'travelling circus' stayed & played his party piece,the 'Grand Galop Chromatique',in August 1840 to a modest lunch time audience of 35,tickets 6' each (3 days wages for an average worker!) ,before travelling to Teignmouth where he entertained a 'tired audience ,with 2 additional pieces.
  • the house Lady Nelson shared with her son
  • Byron court,where Lady Byron lived with her daughter,who later in life pioneered computing with Charles Babbage.

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exmouth town trail

Walk 1

Walk 2 Exmouth Harbour (1.7 miles)

Harbour
  
Difficulty

An easy walk to the delightful marina and Exe estuary.

This is one of our 'Thirty Five Minute Walks'
exmouth town trail

Walk 2 Exmouth Harbour:

Walk 3 Exmouth to Lympstone (4.9 miles)

River Exe
  
Difficulty

This is a very popular walk and is often combined with a railway journey.

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exmouth town trail

Walk 4 Along the Jurassic Coast (2.5 miles)

Orcombe Rocks
  
Difficulty

A superb and highly recommended coastal walk of moderate difficulty along the Jurassic Coast.

A It follows a rare & unique beach landscape between Orcome Point and Sandy Bay below the dramatic Jurassic cliffs - dogs will have plenty of space.

B The South Beach Cafe is a popular half way point.

C It returns following a well defined public footpath along the cliffs.

You could also follow the beach to Sandy Bay and return the same way - views are always most spectacular!

During high tides it will be impossible to complete this walk!

Caution!

Do check the tides !

Click for tide times

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exmouth circular walk

Walk 4 Exmouth's sandy beach along the Jurassic Coast

 

 

 

 Walks near Exmouth:
  
  
 Lympstone
A most enjoyable circular walk via the Exe estuary and A la Ronde,a unique sixteen-sided house,now owned by the National Trust.
  
 
 Budleigh Salterton
Budleigh has long been a walker's favourite ; it has style,historic interest and the sea.
  
 Bystock
Two delightful walks through his hidden gem of a nature reserve.
  

Walk 5 Popular Walk (3.8 miles)

Difficulty

This popular walk takes you along the seafront; although the track runs along the pavement there's nothing stopping you from walking on the beach or getting your feet wet.

There as some truly spectacular views of the Torquay to Starcross coastline.

The path runs along Exmouth's Geoneedle,unveiled by Prince Charles in 2002

  
length:
3.8 miles
time:
1 hr 15 mins
terrain:
tracks,paths
lanes
stiles
0
main roads
0 %
1%
altitude range
1 - 62 m
quality of track
****
  
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Walk 5

Walk 6 Littleham & Sandy Bay (3.6 miles)

South West Coast Path
  
Difficulty

A short walk combining Sandy Bay,the South West Coast path and rural Devon.

Cream teas or any meal can be had at the famous Tythe Cottage,in Littleham.

parkingLittleham between Castle Lane & Sandy Bay

 

Walk 6