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Topsham Walks along the Exe estuary & Clyst bird sanctuary
1 hour walks
Walk 1 (2.7 m)Walk 2 (3 m)Walk 3 (1.2 m)Walk 4 (5.9 m)Walk 5 (3 m)
Exe estuary
Clyst Bird Sanctuary
Darts Farm Town WalkExmouth & BusFerry
Turf Locks

Topsham's fabled Dutch houses were built using bricks imported from Holland as ballast.

Locals call the town 'Topsam' .

Point of Interest Exe Estuary
Bowling Green Marsh
museum Museum
parkingSee below
Drake's Cottage
Drake's Cottage

Walk 1 Very Popular Walk (2.7 miles)


A delightful walk taking you through Topsham's shopping street,along the fascinating Exe estuary & Goat Walk into the Clyst bird sanctuary.

Goat Walk
Goat Walk

You pass Drake's Cottage & Topsham's Museum which is well worth a visit - entrance is free and the cream teas are delicious!

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parking Bowling Green Rd just beyond railway bridge
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Walk 1

2.7 miles
main roads
5 %
altitude range
  0 - 12 m
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Walk 2 Darts Farm (3 miles)


Railway WalkAn ideal circular Train Trail from Topsham Station
Bridge Inn near river Clyst
Bridge Inn with bridge across the Clyst

Topsham to Darts Farm 3 miles circular walk using spectacular new bridge across Bowling Green Marsh - see map.

It passes the Bridge Inn,where in 1998 Queen Elizabeth II was offered a drink which she politely declined.


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parkingDarts Farm or same as walk 1

Walk 2

Walk 3 Topsham (1.2 miles)


This is one of our 'Thirty Five Minute Walks'

This a short but most delightful walk exploring Topsham's attractions.

bird sanctuary

Walk 3

Walk 4 Topsham To Exmouth (5.9 miles)


You can walk from Topsham to Exmouth,following the recently completed cycle path.

For more information click below.

Topsham to Exmouth (5.9 miles 2hrs)

 Walks near Topsham:
Darts FarmExton Exeter
Bystock Nature

Walk 5 Topsham Ferry & Turf Locks (3 miles)


An easy pub & ferry walk favoured by many during the weekend

Before you embark on this walk please check Ferry Times.

You find the Ferry off Ferry Road; look for a shed.

This is an easy walk,no hills but a few stiles,to the  Turf Locks (Hotel) pub,passing the   Swan's Nest and via Exminster Marshes Nature Reserve.

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