Exe Valley Way Walking Holiday
River Walking Holiday
in Exmoor and Devon, South West, England
from Starcross to Exford
in 8 days
7 nights and 6 days walking
Day by Day Itinerary

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

A 40, 52 or 60 mile walking route along the River Exe in Devon from the estuary at Starcross to the source on Exmoor.

This is one of our Devon and Dartmoor walking holidays and also one of our River Walking Holidays.

Walking holiday on the Exe Valley Way in Devon with Let's Go Walking

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

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Exe Valley Way Walking Holiday
 River Walking Holiday in Exmoor and Devon,
South West England
from Starcross to Exford
via Exeter, Bickleigh, Tiverton, Dulverton and Withypool

This 52 mile Self-guided Exe Valley Way walking holiday takes in  Exmoor and Exeter in Devon.
This is a great introduction to the joys of a West Country walking holiday as it combines a pleasant stroll with experiencing the unspoilt areas of Devon and Exmoor.

The Exe Valley Way explores this beautiful valley from the South West Coast Path on the Exe Estuary to the village of Dulverton on Exmoor, where you can link up with the Two Moors Way.

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.

The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.

We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.

Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.

Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Exe Valley Way Walking Holiday
Starcross to Exford
Suggested Tour Duration
:
7 nights, 6 days walking
Total Distance:
52 miles/84 kms
Min/max daily distance:
6/12 miles
Average Daily distance:
9 miles
Grading:
Easy
Features:
Exe Estuary
Exeter
Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Quay
Bickleigh Castle
Tiverton Castle
Exmoor
Tarr Steps
Withypool
This route connects with:
South West Coast Path
Two Moors Way

  Exe Valley Way Walking Holiday
River Walking Holiday in Devon, South West England
from Starcross to Exford
7 nights and 6 days walking
Day by Day Itinerary

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

Day 1: Arrive at Starcross
You make your own way to Starcross. We can assist with coach or train transfers if necessary. Car parking is available for the duration of the walk. At Starcross the Exe Valley Way connects with the South West Coast Path.

Day 2: Starcross to Exeter       8 miles     easy
Your walk starts at the mouth of the River Exe at Starcross. The Exe Estuary is famous for its bird life. After passing Powderham Castle you walk along the Exe Canal, the first in Britain, until you reach Exeter Quay.

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

Day 3: Exeter to Thorverton       10 miles     easy
Stroll along the winding river through the quaint village of Brampford Speke to Thorverton.

Day 4: Thorverton to Tiverton        8 miles    easy
Past the medieval Bickleigh Castle to the very picturesque bridge at Bickleigh. Stroll around Bickleigh Mill and Railway Centre before you leave Bickleigh. A short stroll along the east side of the river through rich woodlands of oak and ash, with violets and early purple orchids, brings you to Tiverton.

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

Day 5: Tiverton to Bampton          8 miles
The route meanders through the Exe river valley to the village of Bampton for your overnight.

Day 6: Bampton to Dulverton          6 miles
The route continues to meander through the Exe river valley via the villages of Exebridge and Brushford. You are in the Exmoor National Park now and may see the spectacular red deer.

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Devon UK with Lets Go Walking

Day 7: Dulverton to Exford
Leaving the interesting village of Dulverton you follow the River Barle and the Two Moors Way to Hawkridge and Withypool, visiting Tarr Steps. Then you cut across country back to the River Exe and Exford for the overnight stop.

Day 8: Depart after breakfast
Depart after Breakfast or extend your holiday walking and spend some time exploring the Exmoor area
We can transfer you to your car or station.

Exe Valley Way Walking Holiday
River walking holiday
from Starcross to Exford on Exmoor

8 day itinerary

6 days walking and 7 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Exeter
Day 2: Starcross to Exeter        8 miles
Day 3: Exeter to Thorverton    10 miles
Day 4: Thorverton to Tiverton  8 miles
Day 5: Tiverton to Bampton      8 miles
Day 6: Bampton to Dulverton
  6 miles
Day 7: Dulverton to Exford      12 miles
Day 8:  Depart after breakfast

£658pp
dbl/twin

£826pp
single occ

£896pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £49 per person depending on location

What’s included in your
Exe Valley Way walking holiday in Exmoor and Devon, South West England

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • OS 1:25,000 map

Optional Extras for your
Exe Valley Way walking holiday
in Exmoor and Devon, South West England

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
 

What’s not included in your Exe Valley Way walking holiday
in Exmoor and Devon, South West England

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Exe Valley Way Walking Holiday: How to get there

  • By Plane to Exeter, Bristol or London where we can arrange transfer to the start of your walk
  • By Car to the start of your walk where parking is available
  • By Train/Bus to Exeter

We have river walking holidays in the UK in England, Scotland and Wales.

This is one of our categories of walking holidays.

River walking holidays with Lets Go Walking