Teignmouth & Dawlish
- Saturday 20th August 2022
Adult £20.35 | Senior £19.85 | Child £19.35
Teignmouth is the ideal family holiday destination – with a Victorian Pier, lido, play park, crazy golf and skate park all within easy reach of the beaches and town centre to keep the kids entertained.
Teignmouth beaches are great for family days out, Teignmouth Town beach is a long expanse of sand with the pier, arcades and promenade. Teignmouth River Beach is full of beautiful fishing boats and has a wonderful quaint village feel – perfect for coastal walks with the dog.
The town itself has beautiful Georgian buildings and a lovely high street for a bit of retail therapy. On the promenade, Teignmouth Pavilions hosts a regular cinema and child friendly events all year round. Teignmouth Arts Quarter is full of galleries, TAAG, Voyage Art, Reuben Lenkiewicz Art Gallery which sells and displays Robert Lenkiewicz‘a work. There are also the cafes, back beach and other stylish individual businesses.
Across the river is the quaint village of Shaldon which has beautiful views across to Teignmouth, and is home to the Ness and a smugglers tunnel cut through the South Devon cliffs.
With the sea and the River Teign, Teignmouth is gaining reputation as a gourmet destination. Most of the local seafood will have been caught that morning – you can watch the boats come in at the River Beach landing their catches before it goes to the local restaurants.
Dawlish is a great destination, with a long sandy beach which is perfect for summer day swimming, exploring rock pools or sand castle building. Dawlish Town Beach is just a short walk from the town centre, full of golden sand perfect for families and days on the beach. Dawlish Warren Beach and Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve is just under 2 miles away and has beautiful sand dunes and is a bird watchers paradise.
The town has plenty of interesting shops and a brook that runs through the centre of a wide open green, The Lawn, which is great for games and picnics. The brook is home to a range of birds as well as the famous black swans which can be found swimming sedately along the river, the swans have been residents in Dawlish since at least the early 1900s.