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Lympstone is a former fishing village in Devon, between Exeter and Exmouth. It has become a home mainly for commuters and tourists.


Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

A376 from Exeter to Exmouth passes through the village at the top end away from the Estuary.

By train[edit]

1 Lympstone Village station is on the Exmouth to Exeter line.

Lympstone Village station is not to be confused with 2 Lympstone Commando station that is only open to visitors of the nearby Royal Marine Commando Training Centre.

By foot[edit]

  • There is a footpath from Exmouth

Get around[edit]

The village is walkable.


  • 1 Peter's Tower. an Italianate riverfront brick clock tower built around 1885
  • 2 A la Ronde, Summer Lane, EX8 5BD, +1395 265514, . A peculiar hexadecagon shaped (16-sided) manor house with lozenge shaped windows run by the National Trust. A La Ronde (Q4657615) on Wikidata A La Ronde on Wikipedia






  • 1 Gulliford Farm, Exmouth Rd, EX8 5AQ, +44 1392 873067. B&B in lovely old farmhouse with swimming pool, tennis court, large bedrooms etc. or self catering accommodation in a choice of three cottages in country locations.
  • Coach House. (30ft long, heated, indoor swimming pool)
  • 2 Lympstone Manor. Lympstone Manor (Q51043993) on Wikidata Lympstone Manor, Exmouth on Wikipedia

Go next[edit]

  • Visit Powderham Castle on the opposite side of the Exe Estuary.
  • Bicton Park botanical gardens.
Routes through Lympstone
Exeter ← Exton ←  N UK road A376.svg S  Exmouth

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