HOW TO GET TO US
Getting to us is all part of the fun, making Turf a true destination pub.
You cannot drive to us. Walking, cycling or arriving by boat to our pontoon are the options.
Overlooking the Exe Estuary and situated in an area of outstanding and protected natural beauty at the end of the historic Exeter Canal.
Due to our unique location we do not have parking available, below are some options. Check out Tide times if arriving by boat.
WE DO NOT HAVE AVAILABLE PARKING BUT BELOW ARE OUR NEAREST CAR PARKS
The nearest car park is 2/3 mile from The Turf, where there is limited parking available. Exeter City Council operate a clamping policy in this carpark! Please ensure that you are parked in one of the 19 designated parking bays.
(20 minute walk)
The second car park is by the railway line at
the Swans Nest
(30 minute walk)
Both car parks are free of charge and are accessed from the A379 Dawlish road.
Another car park is also found at Powderham Church (Donations for the upkeep of the churchyard gratefully received). From here a footpath winds it's way alongside the Exe Estuary, enabling you to take in the fabulous views.
(20 minute walk)
There is another car park approx. 3 miles from us located just by the Countess weir swing-bridge.
Freetrike gives people of all ages freedom to challenge their disability through cycling.
This Sprint 2021 our outreach service has reached 19,000 miles with clients pedalling who might otherwise be housebound.
We meet clients at sites across Devon and deliver 2 hours of 1 to 1 rides on the best available adapted trikes, bikes and tandems. Freetrike also offers an equipment sales service.
Devon Cycling Holidays can provide a bespoke cycling package for you whilst you’re visiting Devon. Choose a car free holiday with us, we have accommodation options to suit most budgets and various routes available. We can provide anything from cycle hire delivered to you to an organised multi day cycle tour.
+44 7773 362119
The Exe Estuary Cycle Trail takes in some of the most fantastic views in the UK.
There are also lots of things to do along the way.
PLEASE GET IN TOUCH DIRECTLY WITH THE FERRIES TO BOOK.
Single fare £5 per person, return £8 per person.
Avocet cruises take place between October – March
There is another ferry in operation which runs across the river Exe, between the landing in Ferry Road, Topsham, and the western bank of the river by Topsham Lock Cottage.
One way fare £1.30 per person (under 5 years old free)
Dogs, bicycles, pushchairs etc 70p
The ferryman can be contacted during advertised operating times on
Exe Adventures offers daily paddling group sessions with instructor for groups of all sizes, ages.
Whether you would like to paddle an Individual kayak, Double Kayak, Family canoe or Stand Up Paddle board. Boat and Board rental is also available
The adventure minibus will pick your group up and return you back locally included in the price!
Saddles and paddles is a unique independent business offering a great day out for those that love a little adventure and the great outdoors.
Hire a bike to pedal from the city to the seaside, or hire a boat and paddle to the pub! We offer easy, relaxing, outdoor fun for all ages.
Kayak Hub Exeter offers kayak hire, canoe hire, guided trips, lessons and more around Exeter
Please ring Nils for bookings and
any queries on
EXEWAKE are a Devon based water sports school
specialising in wakeboarding, water-skiing and inflatable rides.
They are lucky enough to be located on the River Exe Estuary near Exmouth enabling them to operate in calm waters surrounded by stunning scenery. They offer groups and individuals of all ages and abilities the chance to get out on the water and try, practise or perfect a number of different water sports.
British Water Ski and Wakeboard accredited site which means we meet the highest standards of good practice for commercial waterski and wakeboard centres.