Exmouth to Poole

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This is the last section of the coast path and it takes in the wonderful Jurassic coast where fossils are exposed as the cliffs erode.

  • Lulworth Cove
  • The sweeping Expanse of Chesil Beach
  • The wonderful seafood of South Devon and Dorset

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    Starting point: Exmouth
    Finishing point: Poole
    Avg. daily distance: 11 miles / 18 km
    Total distance: 101 miles / 162 km
    Terrain:
    Walking grade: Moderate

    9 DAYS FROM £825

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    Some larger towns typical of the English seaside mixed with the majestic coastal features of Lulworth Cove and the Jurassic Coast combine to make this a superb walk.

    Day 1: Travel to Exmouth where your accommodation has been booked.

    Day 2: Exmouth to Sidmouth (13.1 miles) / 21 km

    Day 3: Sidmouth to Seaton (10.4 miles) / 17 km

    Day 4: Seaton to Seatown (13.0 miles) / 21 km

    Day 5 Seatown to Abbotsbury (12.9 miles) / 21 km

    Day 6 Abbotsbury to Weymouth (10.9 miles) / 17 km

    Day 7 Walk around the Isle of Portland to Weymouth Pier (13.2 miles) / 21 km

    Day 8 Weymouth Pier to Lulworth Cove (14.1 miles) / 22 km

    Day 9 Lulworth Cove to Worth Matravers (14.6 miles) / 23 km

    Day 10 Worth Matravers to Poole (13.5 miles) / 22 km


    Day 1: Travel to Exmouth where your accommodation has been booked.

    Day 2: Exmouth to Sidmouth (13.1 miles) / 21 km

    Day 3: Sidmouth to Seaton (10.4 miles) / 17 km

    Day 4: Seaton to Seatown (13.0 miles) / 21 km

    Day 5 Seatown to Abbotsbury (12.9 miles) / 21 km

    Day 6 Abbotsbury to Weymouth (10.9 miles) / 17 km

    Day 7 Walk around the Isle of Portland to Weymouth Pier (13.2 miles) / 21 km

    Day 8 Weymouth Pier to Lulworth Cove (14.1 miles) / 22 km

    Day 9 Lulworth Cove to Worth Matravers (14.6 miles) / 23 km

    Day 10 Worth Matravers to Poole (13.5 miles) / 22 km

    WALKING DIFFICULTY: This is a coastal walk, for the most part along quite high cliffs with quite a lot of ups and downs. It will not be beyond the average walker but distance covered per hour will be low.

    ACCOMMODATION: Our standard itinerary provides accommodation in either 3 or 4 star bed and breakfasts or small hotels or inns. When quoting for a holiday a draft itinerary is provided showing typical accommodation used on the route.

    ADDITIONAL NIGHTS: Weymouth is a good midway point with a lot to do.

    NAVIGATION: Navigation is generally straight forward, follow the acorn signs and keep the sea on your right!

    BAGGAGE TRANSFERS: All our prices include transfering one bag per person (max weight 20kg) between your overnight stops.

    Travel information:

    TRAVEL BY RAIL:
    Arriving: From London Paddington to Exmouth (via Exeter) (about 3 hours)
    Returning: From Poole to London (about 2 hours)

    TRAVEL BY CAR:
    Arriving: Take the M5 to Exeter then it is just a short stretch down the A376
    Returning: The National Express Bus to Exeter (about 4 hrs) and then the bus or train to Exmouth (45 mins)

    TRAVEL BY AIR:
    Arriving: Fly to Exeter, then take the bus to the town centre and then on to Exmouth
    Returning: Poole to Exeter by bus (4 hrs) then a bus out to the airport.

    PRICES:

    9 Day Walking Itinerary (10 nights accommodation) from £825 per person

    Single supplement (for person walking on their own) £30 per night

    Extra nights from £50 per person