Active Adventures

Activities in Devon

For those who are seeking an active escape, Devon has plenty to offer you. Read our top recommendations for adventurers, from wake boarding to exhilarating off road driving experiences.


Out on the water!
Exe-Lux offer the opportunity to charter a rib across the stunning River exe or further afield.
Choose from either private charter or go as a group with trips lasting from 1-3 hours.

water sports

Head down to the Sideshore development, home to Exmouth’s community owned Water sports centre and Mickeys – the perfect place for a post water feast and drink.

Edge Water sports at Sideshore offer lessons and kit hire for everything from power kiting to SUP and beach yoga.


Take a guided hack with Budleigh Salterton Riding School along Woodbury Common, the rugged heathland that sits behind Lympstone Manor, a great day out for all the family and a unique way to


There are many insightful guided tours to choose from. The popular Red Coat guided walking tours are a great way to explore the nearby city of Exeter.
Moorland Guides can take you across Dartmoor, Lympstone or the Jurassic coast dependant on your requirements or if you’d like to get a full insight into the best of Devon, Unique Devon Tours offers informative cultural tours.

landrover experience

A thrilling driving adventure, discovering Land Rovers legendary off-road reputation with Land Rover Experience West Country.
The fleet of all-new vehicles with state-of-the-art technology, and bespoke courses are designed to challenge and inspire you.


A popular activity when visiting Devon is to explore the wonderful landscape which surrounds us. If hiking is on your agenda, we recommend spending a day walking the rugged moorlands of Dartmoor National Park. There are many routes in which you could take so plan your trip before setting off.

Of course, whilst visiting Lympstone Manor we would advise setting off along the stunning Jurassic Coast. Exmouth is the Western Gateway to the Jurassic Coast which is marked at Orcombe Point, continue this scenic route for a couple of miles and you’ll find yourself walking along the glorious Sandy Bay beach.


You can enjoy the use of our fleet of bicycles as part of your stay at Lympstone Manor Hotel. The bikes can be pre-booked for you to enjoy a day of exploring.
The Exe Estuary Trail is a cycle path that virtually passes through our grounds, linking Lympstone Manor with Exmouth to the south and Topsham to the north. The latter is a popular and historic town with a charter that dates back to 1300. Take one of the hotel bikes complimentary or hire from one of the local hubs.