Lympstone school friends complete school funding cycle challenge

PUBLISHED: 16:00 19 May 2018

The trio on the Exe Estuary Trail. Picture: David Mountain

The trio on the Exe Estuary Trail. Picture: David Mountain


A group of Lympstone school friends have completed a cycle challenge to raise cash for assault course equipment.

Back on the Exe Estuary Trail. Picture: David Mountain Back on the Exe Estuary Trail. Picture: David Mountain

After an appeal by headteacher Emily Mellor to raise funds for new ‘Trim Trail’ kit, pupils Rimmi Davies, Dylan Mountain and Reuben Palmer decided to combine fundraising with a desire to cycle the Exe Estuary Trail.

After completing the challenge, the boys have raised more than £500 for the primary school, which is looking to net more than £25,000 for the new equipment.

The boys set off from the centre of Lympstone, heading for Exmouth, and caught a ferry across to Starcross.

From there, they stopped at the Turf Hotel, where they sold cakes and cookies, raising another £85.

Cycling through Topsham. Picture: David Mountain Cycling through Topsham. Picture: David Mountain

They caught a ferry back across the River Exe to Topsham and cycled back home to 

Anyone wanting to donate to the boys’ cause should go to

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