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Dawlish - Town Beach

Dawlish, Devon

This long sandy beach is backed by cliffs, the railway line and Dawlish Town. At low tide, a beautiful sandy beach is enjoyed by visitors, especially families.

Beach Type



Toilets (including toilets for the disabled) and pleasure boat trips are all provided at this beach


Swimming and fishing

Nature and Wildlife

The South West Coastal Path provides an excellent opportunity for walking. There is a park called 'The Lawn'. and a river. the Brook. running through the town.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by Teignbridge District Council Resort Staff and Litter bins are also available. Dogs are banned on half the beach from 1st May - 30th September and dog litter bins are provided.

Tourist Information

Dawlish Tourist Information Centre The Lawn Dawlish Tel: 01626 215665 Web site:


Nearest town: Dawlish
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5812, -3.46134
Postcode: EX7 0BS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Dawlish is off the A38 and M5. The beach is accessed from under the railway bridge.

Public Transport

Dawlish Railway Station is on the seafront.

Nearest Railway Stations

Dawlish (Less than half a mile away)
Dawlish Warren (About a mile and a half away)
Teignmouth (Approx. 2 miles away)
Starcross (Approx. 3 miles away)
Exmouth (Approx. 3 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Car parking is available in the town. and off the streets. usually for a charge.

Nearby Car Parks

Dawlish Station, Dawlish (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Sandy Lane, Dawlish (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Strand, Dawlish (Short stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Barton Hill, Dawlish (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Coronation Avenue, Dawlish (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Dawlish Warren (Outer), Dawlish Warren (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Dawlish Warren Station, Dawlish Warren (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Dawlish Warren (Inner), Dawlish Warren (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Hazeldown, Teignmouth (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Eastcliffe, Teignmouth (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Dawlish