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Beautiful walk.

My son and I walk through the byes a couple of times a week as it is part of our route from home... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Colyton, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Byes

Join this beautiful river side walk at Sidford for a 2 miles to the sea.A delight any season ,a... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My son and I walk through the byes a couple of times a week as it is part of our route from home into town. My son is able to walk and explore freely the majority of the way without there being too many dangers...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SamanthaLetten
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Join this beautiful river side walk at Sidford for a 2 miles to the sea.A delight any season ,a doggie walking paradise

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 775gail
Reviewed 19 January 2019 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 7 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 16 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 7 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 7 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
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Ruth M
24 July 2018|
Response from Deborah R | Reviewed this property |
It usually takes about 40 mins at an average pace.
Sue W
19 March 2017|
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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
19 July 2015|
Response from distm |
From Sidmouth take the 9 or 9A (Honiton/Seaton), or the 899 (Seaton).