Discover the stunning Exe Estuary Cycle Trail, world famous for its birds and beautiful scenery. She loves a glass of English sparkling wine, afternoon tea with friends and escaping London for gastronomic adventures. So just give us a Also, Climate change is happening and if we humans have fueled it what better way to help address this problem than to use a bike instead of a car when possible. To download your free 'Enjoy the Exe Estuary Trail' map, that also contains advice on using the Trail safely, please visit www. The final stage of the walk is the longest but also the most picturesque and begins with a short jaunt to the crossing at Bridge Road.
There are plenty of options for detours in this section of the Exe Estuary Trail with Exminster a short walk away and Topsham accessible by ferry. The well-signed route follows quiet Devon lanes and minor roads, and uses traffic-free cycle trails wherever possible. Our newly published leaflet is now available. Having walked a hefty half-mile or so from your first pub it would be rude not to continue with the drinking theme in one of the many quayside pubs and restaurants. Visit Pebblebed Vineyard Stop at the Pebblebed Cellar in Topsham to try their delicious wines accompanied by some tapas dishes. The route winds through minor roads and signposted traffic-free sections offering spectacular views of both coastline and countryside. Tackle a 26 mile, mainly flat route on bike or foot along the River Exe that passes through beautiful riverside towns and villages steeped in maritime history.
For full details of how we store and use your data see our. If you get carried away at the pub, take the short cut home. A map shows the location of activities, clubs and organisations who can provide more detailed local information about the various water sports and leisure pursuits available as well as their contact information. The route itself is fairly flat and takes in the most fantastic views along the River Exe with lots to see and do along the way. Follows the route of the Exe from its source on Exmoor through the Devon countryside, as it meanders for over 50 miles to reach the open estuary. This lovely area includes the Dawlish Warren National Nature reserve which consists of grassland, ponds and a huge variety of birdlife to look out for. All of the walks in the guide connect with at least two others so can be easily extended and adapted.
If you change your mind, you can stop receiving emails from us by getting in touch or by selecting the Unsubscribe option contained in all our emails. We have a fantastic selection of traditional and contemporary bicycles from quality British manufacturers, including Pashley, Isla Bikes and Dawes, providing you with a blend of British heritage and great performance. However, on the rare occasions where this may be necessary, the normal presumption would be for prior notice of this to be provided to all relevant parties. If you feel a bit more adventurous, why not jump on your bike and cycle along the , a 26 mile, mainly flat cycle and walkway which runs around the entire Exe Estuary linking Exmouth, Exeter and Dawlish, with fantastic views along the River Exe. The route will be closed from Tuesday 13 th November for a period of approximately 6 months, although this may vary depending on how the work progresses. The final section takes you along the coast to the finish point at the town of Dawlish. The route provides an almost flat trail through the spectacular upland scenery of Dartmoor with magificent views to the west as far as Bodmin Moor and the north Cornwall coast.
I'm hoping that this footage will be of use to those who would like to cycle the Exe Estuary trail, especially with young family. The 11 mile route is family friendly and offers stunning views across the Blackdown Hills. Exe Estuary is a , meaning that it was formed from sea-level rise after the last Ice Age. Created as part of the Granite and Gears project, this flat route passes alongside the beautiful Stover County Park and will eventually extend towards Lustleigh and Moretonhampstead in Dartmoor National Park. The primary conservation interests are the extensive inter-tidal habitats and the nationally and internationally important bird populations. The Haldon Forest Park, with it's own cycle hire shop on site, offers families and thrill seekers alike some awesome trails through the woods.
On the city side, you walk past the cellar shops and yep more en-route temptation before crossing over the river at Belle Isle Park. For the final stretch of the walk, the canal runs alongside the River Exe, with only a narrow strip of land between them. For more information about the Exe Estuary , forthcoming , , or how you can get involved, please click on the links and explore the site. Stretching from Dawlish to Exeter and Exmouth this cycle route provides an exciting opportunity for people to experience cycling or walking around the entire Exe Estuary, appreciating the wildlife and passing through some beautiful riverside towns and villages steeped in maritime history. The Exe Estuary Trail is an important element of the Devon County Council Local Transport Plan that encourages sustainable and healthy travel by walking and cycling.
I'm tring to increase my distances little by little and with the return leg came to 56. Passing through tunnels and across breathtaking viaducts and bridges, the route takes in spectacular views, the beaches and estuaries of North Devon, the lush green river valleys and moorlands of Dartmoor, a range of market towns and the bustling city of Plymouth. There are lots of to suit all! The trail is connected to several railway stations and cross estuary ferries, providing a variety of opportunities for recreational journeys. This low discharge is important in the formation as otherwise the estuary would have quickly become sedimented and prevent water flow. As organisations with responsibility for managing aspects of the Estuary we work together in voluntary partnership, balancing competing demands and addressing any conflicts as they arise, to help ensure that the Estuary retains its magic far into the future. This explains the large size of the estuary compared to the outflow of the River Exe. Shop at Go foodie shopping at or tuck in to a plate of lobster and chips at the.
Relax and enjoy the stunning views of the estuary as the sun sets. The routes are accessible and mostly stile-free. Most sections are suitable for families or beginners looking for a nice introduction to cycling. The Exe Estuary Trail Our route follows part of the , made up of Sustrans cycle routes 34 and 2. This 21 mile walking and cycling route links Tavistock with Plymouth. On the opposite bank is , also with a large beer garden.
But summer fun can be found in our cities too and there are few summer pleasures as blissful as a meandering walk along the Exe Estuary Trail. The Grade I listed building is a major highlight on the route with its lovely gardens and fine fortified manor house. We are an independent bicycle sales and repair business based in the lovely and on the Network. Of course you can detour right into the heart of the Cathedral City of Exeter famous for many things including the narrowest street in the country! Cycling facilities in Exeter are excellent, so whether you are a local resident or a first time visitor to Exeter, the bicycle is the perfect way to get around and explore. Currently, the route links Exmouth, Lympstone and Exton with further sections linking to Topsham due to be completed in the near future. Please tick the box if you agree to these terms. I started at the very top end of Exeter's flood defences in Exwick and followed the trail to Exmouth before continue on National Cycle Route 2 to Budleigh Salterton.