Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Exmouth Walks
6 Popular Walks
Sea Front Sea Front
Walk 1 Town Trail
 2 miles (50 mins)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 2 Exmouth Harbour
 1.7 miles (50 mins)
 difficulty 1/4 (easy)
Walk 3 Exmouth to Lympstone
 4.9 miles (2 hours)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 4 Along the Jurassic Coast
 2.5 miles (1h 10)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 5 Popular Walk
 3.8 miles (1h 40)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 6 Littleham & Sandy Bay
 3.6 miles (1h 30)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)

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 Interest What to explore

Seafront & Coast line


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Walk 1
Town Trail (2 miles)

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:

parking Pay & Display near Swimming Pool


Walk 2
Exmouth Harbour (1.7 miles)

An easy walk to the delightful marina and Exe estuary.

This is one of our 'Thirty Five Minute Walks'


Walk 3
Exmouth to Lympstone (4.9 miles)
River Exe
River Exe

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

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Walk 4
Along the Jurassic Coast (2.5 miles)
Orcombe Rocks
Orcombe Rocks

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

parking Pay & Display near Maer Rocks


Walk 5
Popular 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 .

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parking Free Douglas Avenue Walk A Pay & Display Car Park:Queen's Drive


Walk 6
Littleham & Sandy Bay (3.6 miles)
South West Coast Path
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.

parking Littleham between Castle Lane & Sandy Bay
 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.