We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Gorgeous place

I love walking through here to get to Sidmouth town centre. Lots of dogs and friendly owners... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Penarth, United Kingdom
via mobile
What a lovely walk

We came across this walk via Google. We stayed at Podburys Cottage in Harpford and we wanted to... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Peter H
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
Read all 164 reviews
All photos (47)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lovely walk”(24 reviews)
“dog walkers”(14 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Salcombe Road, Sidmouth EX10 8PR, England
Improve This Listing
Reviews (164)
Filter reviews
163 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews alongside the river lovely walk dog walkers cycle path toll house river sid local dog lovely green space salty monk river running shallow river delightful place lovely river plenty of seats wildflower meadow flat walk wild flowers
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 163 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love walking through here to get to Sidmouth town centre. Lots of dogs and friendly owners, plenty of birds and wildlife with the lovely sound of the river Sid running right through it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank louiseholistic
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We came across this walk via Google. We stayed at Podburys Cottage in Harpford and we wanted to find a local walk.This one suited us fine, we parked at the car park behind the Spa shop in Sidford and walked down reaching the Sid about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

A great place to take your dog, walk with family or just a nice stroll and if you go now you will catch the last of the beautiful autumn colours.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The Byes wander through woodland and fields by the Sid as it wends its way between Sidmouth and Sidford - where you will find the Salty Monk and peaceful spot for afternoon tea. It is a delightful 1 and 3/4 miles walk from the coast...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 108Bubbles
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This beautiful parkland walk follows the river Sid to the sea, walk alongside the river , shallow for children to paddle, or dogs to swim.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shazzao2018
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Lovely wooded park with creek and beautiful trees for walking with friends, your pup or alone. Although in town, close to the tourist attractions, you feel you are surrounded by nature and it really is a renewing place to walk. If you have toddlers or...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CathyHatfield
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We took the trail from the back of the Spar at Sidmouth to the town centre at Sidmouth as we were advised not to finish the trail because of the ford and the bridge. However on the way back we decided to have a look...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rubenesqueSuffolk
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Beautifully kept Riverside walk. Plenty of seating areas and play areas or maybe stay and have a pic nic. Glorious place, quiet, walking paths along the Byes. Cycle path is separate. Ideal for walkers young and old. We spotted a Kingfisher on an early morning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank franb6300
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Byes is wonderful - very peaceful with its gentle flowing stream and the most beautiful trees, now turning autumnal. The weather was perfect and I decided to continue up the path that leads to the sea and then back via Salcombe Hill and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank katherinemusson
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Huntersmoon Hotel which sits along side the Byes A lovely setting enjoyed by walkers, cyclists and dog owners. The walks are extensive going north from the edge of Sidmouth. It is a different proposition at night with no lighting for those...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ccws50
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 nearby hotels
Hunters Moon Hotel
305 reviews
.31 km away
Mount Pleasant Hotel
99 reviews
.50 km away
Woodlands Hotel
569 reviews
.88 km away
Royal York & Faulkner Hotel
545 reviews
1.05 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 82 nearby restaurants
Neil's Restaurant
654 reviews
.58 km away
The Chattery
295 reviews
.74 km away
Sidmouth Tandoori
324 reviews
.61 km away
Becketts Coffee House
256 reviews
.84 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 42 nearby attractions
Sidmouth - Valley, Ridge and Jurassic Coast walk
99 reviews
1.04 km away
Sidmouth Museum
105 reviews
.99 km away
Salcombe Hill Walk
85 reviews
1.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ruth M
25 July 2018|
Response from Deborah R | Reviewed this property |
It usually takes about 40 mins at an average pace.
Sue W
20 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from distm |
Free off-road parking is provided at Byes Lane, Sidford, adjacent to the playing fields. Please do not park in surrounding narrow residential roads as suggested by Bangel201. It causes much inconvenience to long suffering... More
20 July 2015|
Response from distm |
From Sidmouth take the 9 or 9A (Honiton/Seaton), or the 899 (Seaton).