Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Exeter Ludwell Valley Park Walks
2 Popular Walks
ludwell park Ludwell Park
Walk 1 River Exe
 2.7 miles (1h 10)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 2 Butterfly Route
 1.5 miles (40 mins)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)

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 Interest wild flowers, butterflies
lime kiln
paper mill
Pubs No pubs en route
parking Pynes Hill - see restrictions below
Walk 1
River Exe (2.7 miles)

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

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Walk 2
Butterfly Route (1.5 miles)
This is one of our 'Thirty Five Minute Walks'

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

 Walks near Ludwell Park:
Exeter Canal Tommy Cooper
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There is one steady climb.