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Other Self-Guided Walks

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5. Exeter Ship Canal

Discover Exeter's historic canal with three different walks.

The Exeter Ship Canal Walks Leaflet (1.7MB) will guide you through these three different routes.

Walk 1 Canal Basin to Double Locks Pub
Distance: 1½ Miles
Duration: 30 minutes


  • Exe Bridges
  • Exeter Ship Canal
  • Paper Mill - Countess Wear
  • Double Locks Pub

Walk 2 Double Locks Pub to Topsham Lock Keepers Cottage
Distance: 2¼ Miles
Duration: 50 minutes


  • Double Locks Wetland
  • Devon Wildlife Trust Reserve
  • River Exe
  • Historic Topsham

Walk 3 Lock Keepers Cottage to Turf Hotel
Distance: 1½ Miles
Duration: 35 minutes


  • Estuary Mud Flats
  • Turf Lock Hotel
  • Exminster Marshes