Starting from Exeter St David’s station the route crosses the River Exe via a bridge on Station Road and then turns south to follow paths alongside the River Exe and then Exeter Canal. The route travels through the Riverside Valley Park and links with National Route 2 at Bridge Road. National Route 2 continues on the Exeter Canal all the way to Exminster.
There is the opportunity to take the ferry across the river to Topsham and continue back to Exeter on the opposite side of the river.
We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness. However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes. Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces. Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.
To make sure everyone gets the most out of their time by the water, please ensure you follow the Towpath Code.