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Great route into Sidmouth

Dog friendly walk along river valley, good paths and very accessible We parked a little further... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful walk to the seaside

The Byes has a lovely river flowing through it and has several paths to walk or cycle through . You... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rowland B
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Salcombe Road, Sidmouth EX10 8PR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dog friendly walk along river valley, good paths and very accessible We parked a little further out and walked through the Byes into Sidmouth

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Byes has a lovely river flowing through it and has several paths to walk or cycle through . You can start the walk at Sidford ( behind the Spa Shop ) where you will find a pay and display car park, access is then...More

1  Thank Rowland B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked from Sidford to Sidmouth, was lovely..enjoyed it very much shame weather wasn't better to sit with a picnic

Thank lorrlorrt61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always amazes me that in this age of natural resources understanding that our forebears could have to wisdom to preserve from building to some extent on a natural asset such as the lovely six mile River Sid. Thus creating a cool pleasant walk...More

Thank DAVIDMS20050
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An attractive flat walk alongside the river Sid through leafy glades and meadows from the old Toll Bridge in Sidmouth to Sidford with bridges to cross and an orchard to visit. Walking time from 30-45 minutes

Thank rgould564
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Lovely walks through the park - good for dog walking and children. The river Sid runs through and its cool under the trees in this very hot August.

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

nice pleasanr flat area to walk the dogs plenty of dog bins for waste,grassy areas for play and formal pathed areas along river sid,very pleasant on a summers day or evening.

Thank brucemlong
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you go to Sidmouth, please do go and walk in the Byes - it is a little piece of heaven on earth - and FREE. There is something for everyone - especially if you would like to see what a proper flower meadow looks...More

1  Thank perrybr
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I have visited this place on many occasions from a very young child when I used to come down with my parents from London to stay with my aunt and uncle. You can walk or just sit by the river and enjoy the sound of...More

Thank Ann F
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Pretty park lots of different places to walk. You must be a dog lover. I am so no problem. River runs through it.lots of places to sit along the way

1  Thank jemjax
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Sue W
19 March 2017|
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Response from distm |
Free off-road parking is provided at Byes Lane, Sidford, adjacent to the playing fields. Please do not park in surrounding narrow residential roads as suggested by Bangel201. It causes much inconvenience to long suffering... More
19 July 2015|
Response from distm |
From Sidmouth take the 9 or 9A (Honiton/Seaton), or the 899 (Seaton).