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in the county of Devon

Dawlish lower promenade - June 2009
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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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Gresham House Inn in Dawlish, Devon, England

Gresham House Inn

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.0 miles, 0.0 km)
Situated a 3-minute walk from the beach and from Dawlish Railway Station, Gresham House Inn is a family-run inn offering modern accommodation and a bar....
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Dawlish, Devon, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
Located in Dawlish in the Devon Region, 14 km from Torquay, Hideaway boasts a barbecue and sun terrace. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free ...
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Bayview Cottage in Dawlish, Devon, England

Bayview Cottage

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
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Dunluce House in Dawlish, Devon, England4 stars

Dunluce House

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
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Lammas Park House

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Carlton Cottage

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
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The Blenheim in Dawlish, Devon, England

The Blenheim

Dawlish, Devon, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
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M5 Junction 31(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction N)
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