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About Dawlish

Dawlish is an attractive holiday resort on the Devon coast, it lies between the picturesque estuaries of both the River Exe and the River Teign.

One of the most pleasant aspects of Dawlish is the wealth of wild birds flourishing around Dawlish Water which flows seaward over a series of small weirs through the local park known as The Lawn. This is particularly attractive when illuminated against the night time sky and the birds include, Black swans, East Indian game ducks, Chinese swan geese and numerous other seabirds.

The beach here is mainly sand and shingle, it is backed by a low sea wall above which is a pleasing promenade filled with flowers and tropical plants. At the southern end of the beach the scenery changes, high cliffs shelter a cove where boats are hauled up on to the beach. Seen from above, the scattered rocks off shore present an eye catching seascape especially when stormy weather un-leashes the might of the sea against the cliffs.

The town is quite charming, it has lovely public gardens, colourful alleyways with brightly painted bubs and pretty Bed and Breakfast establishments. A host of attractive shops will tempt you with a rich array of souvenirs, and cafe's entice with the aroma of fresh coffee and a menu featuring locally caught fish and seafood dishes.

Apart from trips out to sea, Dawlish offers mini golf, bowling and amusement arcades. Away from the coast there is a hinterland of pretty Devon villages and attractive nautical towns to explore, such as Topsham which lies at the head of the Exe estuary and still maintains strong seafaring traditions. At the tip of the estuary lies Dawlish Warren, a lively place during the holiday season, with a nature reserve, and grassy sand dunes.

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Dunluce House in Dawlish, Devon, England4 stars

Dunluce House

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
The charming, family-run Dunluce House is set in the centre of Dawlish and a 5-minute walk from the town centre, railway station and seafront. Rooms offer sea views and include free WiFi....
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Lammas Park House in Dawlish, Devon, England5 stars

Lammas Park House

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
Within 5 minutes’ walk of Dawlish seafront, the award-winning Lammas Park House offers elegant rooms with free parking and WiFi. There is also a pretty garden with a waterfall and fish pond....
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The Blenheim in Dawlish, Devon, England

The Blenheim

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Situated in the town of Dawlish, The Blenheim bed and breakfast boasts a unique elevated seafront position. Dating back to the 1800s, the property retains many original features and offers rooms with...
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Ocean's in Dawlish, Devon, England


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Ocean's is situated opposite Dawlish Beach and 2 minutes’ walk from local shops, pubs and restaurants. Many rooms benefit from panoramic sea views due to the hotel's coastal location....
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Lyme Bay House in Dawlish, Devon, England4 stars

Lyme Bay House

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
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Hadleigh House in Dawlish, Devon, England

Hadleigh House

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.2 miles, 0.4 km)
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Weir Cottage in Dawlish, Devon, England

Weir Cottage

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.3 miles, 0.5 km)
Weir Cottage is a holiday home situated in Dawlish in the Devon Region and is 13 km from Torquay. The holiday home is composed of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, fitted with a bath or shower....
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Dawlish Station(0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Dawlish Warren Station(1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction NE)
M5 Junction 31(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction N)
M5 Junction 30(9.1 miles, 14.7 km, direction N)
Exeter Airport(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction N)
Plymouth City Airport(30.4 miles, 49.0 km, direction W)
Dawlish to London(159.0 miles, 255.8 km, direction NE)