Called the South West Coast Path, this walk offers gentle walk out of Exmouth as it enters the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Geoneedle at Orcombe Point marks the beginning of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site which spans 185 million years of earth’s history.
The path offers dramatic and beautiful views of the East Devon coast line which is of international importance due to the cliffs and wildlife.
You will find a few hills along the way but in general, is a nice easy route of about 12.5 miles with a lovely seaside town, Sidmouth, at the end.
Exmouth to Dawlish or Exeter
The Exmouth to Exeter route is also called the Exe Estuary Trial and runs as a choice, to Exeter or Dawlish, some 26 miles away.
The route is lined with beautiful villages with many places to stop of for a drink or something to eat.
Also along the route, you will find ferry and train services, with many stops along the way enabling you to take it easy and view the superb scenery and SSID of the River Exe in relative comfort.
The route, although long, is not a hard route and is on well laid out paths. It is not really designed for hikers, more the casual walker however.