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Address: Marina Way, Exmouth, England
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We hired bikes in Exmouth and took the last Starcross Ferry. I would thoruoughly recommend the walk or cycle The paths are well kept. We saw seals in the estuary, many birds and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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sussex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We hired bikes in Exmouth and took the last Starcross Ferry. I would thoruoughly recommend the walk or cycle The paths are well kept. We saw seals in the estuary, many birds and deer.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Spent several days cycling on the trail, and was delighted with the facility, which is clearly well used. It was well maintained on the section we used, and the signposting fairly clear to follow. A great resource for visitors and locals alike, particularly for the former to explore the area.

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Thank StevieBee48
South Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Started the day lugging bike over railway bridge and steps down to ferry. Quite exhausting and felt hypoglycaemic. Took out a small snack bar to eat and promptly got shouted at by John, the owner running the boat, who promptly went into a rant over having to clean up after people eating on the boat, pointing out a partially obscured... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic walk along the river exe. We were really fortunate to have a beautiful sunny day. Extremely picturesque and lots of wildlife about too!!

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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We had a really wonderful trip. We started at Exmouth and caught the ferry from Exmouth to Starcross. The Exmouth ferry was brilliant and the staff so welcoming and good value. We proceeded to walk up to Turf Locks. As it was a Sunday the hotel was very busy - looked lovely - so we decided to take the ferry... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We started our walk from Starcross and ended up in Countess Wear just outside Exeter. This was a lovely family walk my son who's only 9 years old enjoyed it but was tried by the end of the 7 miles. The scenery is fantastic over looking the habour and the train line. We would have walked further but it had... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We walked down from Topsham to Exmouth and back. It's quite an easy, level walk with lots of pretty, changing scenery en-route. We had lunch by the seafront in Exmouth but if you didn't want to go that far there were other pubs along the way. Very pretty and enjoyable.

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Thank maw0504
Baildon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Nice walking, mainly on the level which suits us now we are in our seventies. Plenty of views, plenty of drop off spots and in places good travel facilities to return to your starting point. Well recommended. Just the problem of some cyclist who dont appreciate the track is to share, and some of us old git's are deaf but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Along the Exmouth side of the River Exe there is a tarmacked path quite wide, cycle's as well as walkers use this path for work as well as pleasure, the views are stunning and in the Autumn full of Blackberries, I have only walked as far as Lympstone Commando base but it is well worth the trouble.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Staying in Exmouth so hired bikes from Exmouth Cycles (strongly recommended, very reasonable). Took the 10:30 (first) ferry to Starcross with bikes £5.50 per adult. Cycled to Powderham Castle, decided not to go in this time. Cycled to Turf Hotel for lunch (again recommend). After lunch headed up as far as the swing bridge and then cycled back through Topsham,... More 

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