Devon Exe Trail nearer with bridge opening

Exe Estuary Trail
Image caption The bridge is part of a planned link between Kent and Cornwall

A 26 mile (42km) Devon cycle trail is a step closer to completion with the opening of a bridge at Topsham near Exeter.

The £2.5m bridge over the River Clyst is the latest link in the Exe Trail between Exmouth, Exeter and Dawlish.

It was built by Devon County Council as part of a national cycle route planned to link Kent with Cornwall.

Council officers are working with landowners to complete the Exe Trail at Powderham Castle.

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