From City to Sea
The Exe Estuary meanders from the cathedral city of Exeter to the coastal town of Exmouth, past quaint riverside villages and beautiful countryside. The RSPB have two nature reserves located on the Exe Estuary, with the area being a site of international importance for wading birds.
"Some of the most spectacular
be found in the South West"
The Exe Estuary offers cycling routes for all abilities, whether cyclists wish to spend an hour visiting the delightful village of Lympstone or enjoy a 3 hour round trip to Exmouth or Exeter. Ferries from Exmouth to Starcross and from Topsham to The Turf also offer cyclists the opportunity to explore the full 26 mile route.
Darts Farm is conveniently located half way between the city and sea offering a perfect starting and finishing point. From Darts Farm, you can follow the trail north through Topsham towards Exeter Quay, or south to the sea at Exmouth, passing through the pretty village of Lympstone on the way.
Ferries from Exmouth to Starcross http://www.exe2sea.co.uk/ferry.shtml and from Topsham to Turf Locks http://www.topshamtoturfferry.co.uk also offer cyclists the opportunity to explore the full 26 mile route.