If you’ve ever visited this traditional seaside town, you’ll know that holidays in Dawlish are all about experiencing the best of a quintessentially British break on the south coast of Devon. With its sandy, blue flag beach and a variety of family-friendly amusements, shops and restaurants, there is plenty to keep visitors of all ages busy during their stay.
Best known as a great family holiday destination, the town has a brook running through The Lawn, a grassy area at its centre, which is perfect for games or a picnic.
For those wishing to explore the area on foot, the nearby South West Coast Path offers fantastic walks alongside the sea, and the many cycle routes in the area are great for cycling enthusiasts.
Renowned for being one of the most scenic railway lines in Britain, The South Devon Railway Line which starts in Exeter, runs through Dawlish and on to Newton Abbot. The journey includes passing under the distinctive red cliffs along the coast and affords passengers spectacular views along the Exe Estuary and out to sea.