Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Exminster Walks
3 Popular Walks
Exeter Canal Exeter Canal
  
Walk 1 Exminster Marshes & Turf Hotel
 4.7 miles (2 hours)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 2 Marshes & Turf Hotel
 2.8 miles (1h 10)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 3 Exeter Canal
 3.1 miles (1h 20)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
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Exminster Marshes form a unique breeding ground for various birds, including redshanks, ducks and lapwings.

 

 

Point of Interest RSPB nature reserve
Exeter Canal
Topsham ferry
Pubs Turf Hotel
parking near railway bridge - see map
 
 
Walk 1
Exminster Marshes & Turf Hotel(4.7 miles)
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This is an easy walk across the RSPB nature reserve to the Exeter Canal towpath.

Beware, swans might be nesting on the towpath.

Some tracks can get muddy during the winter.

   
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Walk 2
Marshes & Turf Hotel (2.8 miles)
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Exminster Marshes
Exminster Marshes

This starts at the Carpark on right just across the railway line, nr the Swan's Nest pub - see map bottom right.

An ideal easy and short walk to the Turf Hotel, then returning along the canal.

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Walk 3
Exeter Canal (3.1 miles)
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Abandoned boat on Exeter Canal
Abandoned Boat on Exeter Canal

An easy walk to the Exeter Canal exploring recently created paths through an old cemetery.

En route on the footpath along the A379 you may notice an old milestone , inscribed 179 miles to London.

Notice the abandoned boats on the far side of the Exeter Canal.

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You return below the impressive M5 viaduct.

 Walks near Exminster
  
  Exeter Canal
The Quay is a truly vibrant part of Exeter with lots of cafes & pubs and a river abuzz with swans and boats .Three popular easy walks!
  
 
 Kenton
Just a delightful and gentle walk ideal for spring or summer through pretty landscapes and woodlands
   
 
 Powderham
Two delightful walks around Powderham castle.
Both do not require an entrance fee.