Welcome to the official website for the East Devon Way – your gateway to adventure in the heart of East Devon! This walking route covers 40 miles of footpaths, leafy lanes, and bridleways, through the best of the region’s natural beauty.

You’ll encounter rivers, woodland, heathland, and valleys, each offering its own unique charm. Plus, there are circular routes available for those who prefer, or link routes that connect to the Southwest Coast Path and nearby villages.

Find inspiration for your time in nature – will you challenge yourself to walk the whole route?

The East Devon Way in Six Stages from Exmouth to Lyme Regis

The East Devon Way in Six Stages from Lyme Regis to Exmouth

Start & finish from the same ‘spot’ on the map.

Created in the late 1990s, the East Devon Way has recently seen significant improvements. This is thanks to the dedicated efforts of volunteers, especially Mike Green, whose enthusiasm, combined with consistent and diligent work, has ensured a well-marked and maintained route for all to enjoy.

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East Devon Way

Discover the hidden gems of East Devon and explore this much loved walking route that links 40 miles of public footpaths, trails and bridleways.