GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Seaton Marshes

2 miles (3.5 km)

Follow the Seaton Tramway Walk from Seaton to Colyford through the beautiful Seaton Marshes on this walk in East Devon. The area is part of the Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve which includes the marshes and Colyford Common. The reserve is located just to the north of the town and includes ditches and ponds that attractlarge variety of wildfowl, waders and butterflies. There's also numerous creeks and lagoons with Little Egrets, Curlew and White Shelducks to look out for. The marshes are positioned next to the Axe Estuary so there are also great views across the river to the Axe Marsh on the other side.
The reserve has very good facilities with a car park, viewing platforms, picnic tables and a discovery hut. You can extend the walk by continuing on to Colyton.
Seaton Marshes is located just to the west of the wonderful Undercliff National Nature Reserve. You can visit the reserve on the Lyme Regis to Seaton Undercliff Walk. It's a wonderful clifftop path with a wide variety of rare flora and fauna. The stretch of coast is also of high geological significance with rocks from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods of geological time. It is a great place to extend your walking in the Seaton area.
You could also follow the South West Coast Path west and visit the villages of Beer and Branscombe. Here you can try the wonderful Branscombe to Beer Walk which takes you past the stunning Hooken Cliffs, Jurassic Coast UNESCO World Heritage Site.


EX12 2UE - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Seaton Marshes OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Seaton Marshes Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Colyton, on Colyton Hill - - 350695

Colyton, on Colyton Hill

Wetlands of the Axe estuary - - 1285509

Wetlands of the Axe estuary


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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