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Exmouth town walk

A leisurely walk (city/town) in Devon, England, about 5.70km (3.54 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:30h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 49m (160ft)
Loss 48m (157ft)
Max. Elevation 50m (164ft)
Elevation (total) 97m (317ft)
Start & End
Exmouth station
Distance 5.70km
(3.54mi)
Duration ~1:30
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 30 Dec 2014
This route explores the town of Exmouth, the last stop on the Avocet Line from Exeter. There's plenty of interest along the way, with churches to visit and the museum, then the final stroll along the estuary and around the docks. There are more details about what there is to see and do in Exmouth here: www.exmouth-guide.co.uk

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Waypoints

OS Grid SY000811
Head to Exmouth on the Avocet Line from Exeter.
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Go under the underpass, then turn left up the steps.
About 0.06 km (~0.04 miles) from
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Head along New Street and turn right at Exeter Road. The Exmouth Musem can be found at the end of Sheppards Row: www.devonmuseums.net/Exmouth-Museum/Devon-Museums
About 0.20 km (~0.12 miles) from
OS Grid SY002810
Cross Exeter Road to visit Glenorchy church, then continue along Exeter Road to the Magnolia shopping centre.
About 0.10 km (~0.06 miles) from
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At the Post Office, turn left then right to reach South Street. Walk along it, past the old Post Office.
About 0.15 km (~0.09 miles) from
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At Bicton Street, admire the old Bicton Inn before heading up the street.
About 0.11 km (~0.07 miles) from
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Follow Boarden Barn and turn right into Raddenstile Lane to visit the Holy Ghost Catholic Church.
About 0.33 km (~0.21 miles) from
OS Grid SY009809
Cross the main road and take the concrete footpath on the opposite side, After 350 yards take the path on your right - Lime Kiln Lane.
About 0.35 km (~0.22 miles) from
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Follow the lane to its end.
About 0.31 km (~0.19 miles) from
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When you get to the end, cross the road again and enter Maer Road. At the end of the houses, turn right.
About 0.33 km (~0.21 miles) from
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This path will lead you past the lawn tennis club, the cricket club and the bowling club.
About 0.15 km (~0.09 miles) from
OS Grid SY003803
Go up the steps at the end onto Trefusis Terrace. Cross at the junction into Louisa Terrace for views across to Dawlish Warren. Then head down to the Esplanade.
About 0.65 km (~0.4 miles) from
OS Grid SY001804
A riverside stroll along the Exe for the next leg.
About 0.23 km (~0.14 miles) from
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Exmouth Docks are the final point of the walk. There is a bridge across the main entrance, but if it is raised you will need to walk inland around it.
About 0.77 km (~0.48 miles) from
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The best views of the walk across the estuary.
About 0.28 km (~0.17 miles) from
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Head back towards the station via Camperdown Terrace.
About 0.25 km (~0.16 miles) from
OS Grid SX996810
Take the path around the recreation ground to return to the station.
About 0.29 km (~0.18 miles) from
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Back to the station for the train home (the bus station is next door).
About 0.28 km (~0.17 miles) from

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