Exmouth Walks

along the dramatic Jurassic Coast
Jurassic Coast
1 hour walks
Select Your Walk
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
Best Walk
& 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


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.

Beacon Place

Walk along Beacon Place 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.
parkingPay & Display near Swimming Pool
directionsSATNAV Postcode:EX8 1EN
exmouth town trail

Walk 1

Walk 2 Exmouth Harbour (1.7 miles)



An easy walk to the delightful marina and Exe estuary.

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

Walk 2 Exmouth Harbour:

Walk 3 Exmouth to Lympstone (4.9 miles)

River Exe


This is a very popular walk along the river Exe and is often combined with a railway journey.

For more information and download options Check out walk.

exmouth town trail

Walk 4 Along the Jurassic Coast (2.5 miles)

Orcombe Rocks


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

The Walk

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

directionsSATNAV Postcode:EX8 2AY
parkingPay & Display near Maer Rocks
exmouth circular walk

Walk 4 Exmouth's sandy beach along the Jurassic Coast




 Walks near Exmouth
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.
Two delightful walks through his hidden gem of a nature reserve.

Walk 5 Best Walk (3.8 miles)


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 .

  • Free Douglas Avenue Walk
  • Pay & Display Car Park:Queen's Drive
directionsSATNAV Postcode:EX8 2AY

Map of Walk 5

Walk 6 Littleham & Sandy Bay (3.6 miles)

South West Coast Path


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