Diamond Waterways
Guided tours

There are also opportunities to have a guided tour of the walks - see the Sustainability events page for details of upcoming tours.

Jubilee Water Walk

The Diamond Waterways project celebrates the University of Exeter's Diamond Jubilee.  The Sustainability Team, assisted by a group of volunteers and the Grounds Team worked to improve some of the waterways and ponds around campus which have inspired this walk.

Choose from two walks which take between 25-45 minutes to complete and take in some of the beautiful water features of the campus.  There is also a accessible version of the walk.

Walk A takes approx 25-25 minutes and takes in the following features:

  • Forum Wetland
  • Forum Pond
  • Queen’s Water Feature
  • Reed Hall Pond
  • Arab and Islamic Centre
  • Ornamental Pond
  • Peter Chalk Fountain
  • Geoffrey Pope Pond

Download Jubilee Water Walk map (includes both A and B walks)

Walk B takes approx 35-45 minutes and takes in the following features:

  • Amory Pond
  • Streatham Court Water Feature
  • Building:One Water Feature
  • Diamond Waterway Lower Pond
  • Diamond Waterway Waterfalls
  • Diamond Waterway Top Pond
  • Lower Taddiforde Valley Pond
  • Taddiforde Valley Bridge
  • Living Systems Pond
  • Plantation

Download Jubilee Water Walk map (includes both A and B walks)

This accessible version of the Water Walk avoids steps and includes drop kerb and takes in the following features:

  • Forum Wetland
  • Forum Pond
  • Queen’s Water Feature
  • Arab and Islamic Centre Ornamental Pond
  • Peter Chalk Fountain
  • Geoffrey Pope Pond
  • Amory Pond
  • Building:One Water Feature
  • Diamond Waterway Lower Pond
  • Diamond Waterway Waterfalls
  • Diamond Waterway Top Pond
  • Lower Taddiforde Valley Pond
  • Living Systems Pond

Download the Water Walk Accessible map.