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Exmouth & Orcombe Point Walk

Exmouth Railway Station Imperial Road, Exmouth EX8 1BZ, England
+44 1392 383560
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Wonderful walk in glorious Devon

A very interesting and varied walk from Exmouth station, via the sea front then over Foxholes to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Daveybick
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Fantastic walk if its not rainiing!

Having said that its very bracing for outdoors people or pooches. A nice walk through to budleigh... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Simon C
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This moderate 5.4 mile circular walk goes from Exmouth Station out to Littleham Cross, then through countryside out to the South West Coast Path. Passing Orcombe Point and the Geoneedle the walk leads back along the cliff top and past historic buildings in The Beacon.
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  • Average3%
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“the cliff” (22 reviews)
“sandy bay” (26 reviews)
“lovely walk” (22 reviews)
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Exmouth Railway Station Imperial Road, Exmouth EX8 1BZ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A very interesting and varied walk from Exmouth station, via the sea front then over Foxholes to the Geo point, fab views. If you have the energy continue two miles to Sandy Bay on the undulating but beautiful coastal walk. If the sea is out...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having said that its very bracing for outdoors people or pooches. A nice walk through to budleigh salterton a pint or two in the feathers and a bus back to exmouth. Or continue to walk back to exmouth via the cycle path

Thank Simon C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walk, especially when you get to the cliff tops. Fantastic views from up here. There is some steep parts (just be aware). Well signposted, no maps required. Unlike myself of your going on a warm day make sure you take some water with you,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the scenery is stunning - when the sun is shinning you can see for miles and there are plenty of cafes and ice cream sellers along the route if you fancy some refreshment.However the golden sand and the sea are the stars. If the tide...More

2  Thank Noteasilypleased666
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I had three hours to spare so made the walk from Exmouth to Budleigh Salterton via Orcombe Point. I had Ordinance Survey map to hand but route was well signposted. After walking along beach from Exmouth, past lifeboat station, the zig zag path was steepest...More

3  Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Flat walk along Esplanade with sea and beach on your right. Goes past the lifeboat station. When you reach the cliffs if the tide is in you go zigzag up the hill on a proper path at the side of a cafe. Then at the...More

1  Thank Allan R
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Fairly easy walk along the cliff top to the point and then return via the zig zag path to the sea front and walk back along promenade.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Lovely walk, Great views of the coast line and not to busy in the mornings when I walked and love all the different information as you walk along.

Thank Julie J
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I spent a warm afternoon at the end of April undertaking this walk. It was just splendid. Plenty of seats and benches en route for the weary, or for those who just want to stop and take in the views. Many summer flowers were starting...More

1  Thank frankart_10
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We walked from Exmouth to Budleigh Salterton on Easter Sunday, on a bright day after heavy rain on the Friday. The views are lovely, but parts of the path were a mudbath. We had anticipated this and worn waterproof hiking boots, which were covered in...More

Thank Philip H
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rodoakes
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Response from paulhG4CI | Reviewed this property |
From the end of Exmouth point to Sandy bay.
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Response from carol13242015 | Reviewed this property |
The walk takes about 45 minutes, thats taking it easy and yes you could take a pram. As you get to the end of the walk nearest exmouth you need to take the left hand path, closest to the sea as this is wider and not so... More
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