Exeter Canalphoto
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Dog walk

Exeter Canal


Type of walk

Flat, Park

What's here

Free Parking, Off Lead Areas, Pathed Routes, Animals On Route, Water On Route, Refreshments Available

About this walk

You can make this walk as long or short as you like. We parked for free just off the A379 Bridge Road then walked upstream through the fields to the Double Locks pub. (Which is very dog friendly)

You could continue and walk further following the footpath up to Exeter Quay which has lots of nice bars and restaurants. Or from the car park you can walk downstream to the The Turf (another dog friendly pub) and follow the tow path out to Powderham Castle. There were no animals in the fields when we visited but there were cattle grids along the way so there may be at some point.

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Exeter Council Visit

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Comments (3)

  • Dogwalker42 profile

    3 years ago

    Good walk, dogs can come off lead too. Parking suggestion is also good
  • Bow2020 profile

    2 years ago

    Great walk, but watch out for the millions of people on bikes!
  • Sylvergrunge profile

    2 years ago

    We parked in the suggested place and walked downstream to Turf Locks. We stuck on the left hand side of the river which was much quieter but the path was very muddy (December). It did mean our boy was able to stay off lead most of the walk though. Once at Turf (closes for the winter) we came back on the other side of the river which was a much nicer path, but was quite busy in comparison. Beautiful views all around on both paths. We will definitely be doing it again.
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54 Bridge Rd, Exeter EX2 7BB, UK View on Google

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