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Holidaying and visiting Dawlish

Dawlish is a fascinating parish with a Regency resort town nestled attractively between steep surrounding hills at its heart, together with the picturesque settlements of Cockwood and Holcombe and the tourist hotspot of Dawlish Warren. The railway sweeps along the entire seafront and beach. Character cottages, impressive villas, narrow streets, bustling shops, famous Black Swans and welcoming tea rooms are just a taste of what Dawlish has to offer.

A range of excellent facilities whatever your needs including schooling, shopping, leisure facilities and transportation links to nearby Exeter and Newton Abbot.  Dawlish Warren is one of South Devon’s favourite holiday destinations offering an award winning beach and 500 acre Nature Reserve which includes the Exe Estuary.  Dawlish is the perfect place to work, live or visit.

Black Swan
Railway By John Hooper
Dawlish Train
Heritage Trail on The Lawn
The View
Dawlish Countryside Park

Look at the views

Whether staying for a week or just visiting for the day the views in Dawlish, Dawlish Warren, Holcombe and Cockwood can be stunning! We recommend visiting the Lawn and seeing our gorgeous Black Swans and other waterfowl on the Brook as you stroll around the town. Or walk to Holcombe taking in the landscape or visit Cockwood Habour. Why not stroll around Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve or Dawlish Countryside Park at your leisure before visiting the award winning sandy beach at Dawlish Warren.  Then rest up with a snack, meal and drink at one of our great local cafes and restaurants.

The View
The View
The View
The View
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Manor House Gardens By John Hooper
Dawlish Train