Pictures of England Pictures of England

Exploring the most Picturesque & Historic parts of England

Over 150,000 photos of England
22,000+ members
Click here to join the community

Search:

Explore England

Pictures of Dawlish Warren

in the town of Dawlish, in the county of Devon

About Dawlish Warren

Often referred to as a mile long sandpit, Dawlish Warren sits at the mouth of the River Exe where river and sea become one. It is a busy and exciting place which offers a lively time for families. The town has a variety of shops, good retaurants and inns while at the beach end provides all the usual sea-side amusements including arcades and go-karting. The golden sands offer safe sun-bathing, the beach is patrolled by life guards so swimming from the beach is safe except for round the point where fast flowing currents can be dangerous.

The vast expanse of mudflats to the north are a National Wildfowl Reserve and a major attraction of the area. Hundreds of birds are recorded here each year and in the winter these numbers are swollen by migrating birds, such as Brent Geese who fly in from the far north. The reserve has a fabulous collection of rare crocus-the Warren Crocus is protected, there is also a splendid collection of orchids and wild and beautiful grasses. These mudflats, sand dunes and reed beds throw up an endless bounty for the botanist, naturalist and rambler, round every corner something fresh and wonderful greets the eye.

One of the best ways to enjoy the fine coastal views is by taking in a pleasure boat trip along the coast, or join a sea-fishing trip. The River Exe has a Marina and the coastal waters are popular with yachtsmen. For those who prefer to go it alone-there are rowing and motor boats for hire.

Take a picture tour of Dawlish Warren or book a hotel or cottage near Dawlish Warren

Please upload your photos of Dawlish Warren or see below for towns & villages near Dawlish Warren and a list of other nearby attractions to visit.

Recommended towns & villages near Dawlish Warren

Dawlish Bay - June 2009

Dawlish (102 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Devon

(2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction SW)

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...

Exeter

Exeter (229 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Devon

(9.2 miles, 14.9 km, direction NW)

Exeter is a bustling city in the heart of the county of Devon. It's mix of modern and functional with old and cultural makes for an interesting place to live, and to visit...

Babbacombe

Babbacombe (62 Pictures)

in the county of Devon

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction SW)

With its lovely Blue Flag beaches, pleasant gardens, pedrestrianised shopping areas, and friendly ambience, Babbacombe makes an enjoyable resort for a family holiday...

St. Michael & All Angels Church, Pinhoe near Exeter in Devon.

Pinhoe (4 Pictures)

in the county of Devon

(9.8 miles, 15.7 km, direction N)

Pinhoe now fringes the urban sprawl of Exeter, but there was a time when it was a place standing alone with its own identity...

Cockington Court Manor House, Devon

Cockington (96 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction SW)

This idyllic thatched village perfectly reflects the harmony and glory of a by-gone age, for here you can walk in ancient parkland, or take a romantic drive around Cockington in a.....

All towns in Devon
Complete A to Z of towns in England

Recommended attractions near Dawlish Warren

A La Ronde in Exmouth, Devon

A La Ronde (3 Pictures)

(3.2 miles, 5.1 km, direction N)

This fascinating 16 sided house is a relic from 1796. It was built for two spinster cousins Jane and Mary Parminter and was to.....

Powderham Castle Gardens July 2005

Powderham Castle (13 Pictures)

(3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction NW)

Built over 600 years ago, Powderham Castle is the historic home of the Earl of Devon. The Castle is still lived in by the.....

Fairlynch Arts Centre & Museum, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

Fairlynch Arts Centre & Museum (1 Pictures)

(5.3 miles, 8.5 km, direction E)

..

Babbacombe Model Village

Babbacombe Model Village (7 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction SW)

..

Exeters 13th century Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral (92 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction NW)

..


All attractions in Devon
Complete A to Z of attractions in England