Teignmouth, Shaldon and Dawlish
The picturesque village of Shaldon and town of Teignmouth are separated by the River Teign. Traditional Shaldon offers exciting coffee shops, restaurants and unique small shops. Shaldon to Teignmouth is minutes across a modern bridge or ferry. Teignmouth’s ‘The Den’ a large open green space used for various activities during the year, has a Victorian pier with rides and amusement stalls. The local long sandy beach is very safe for children and is used for many water sporting activities. The coastline around the area is riddled with old smuggling caves and underground passages and the South West Coastal Walk along the cliff tops towards Dawlish is an ideal way to enjoy the scenery. One of the most beautiful scenic rail journeys hugs the bottom of the steep cliffs.
Dawlish is a traditional seaside resort with a public park ‘The Lawn’ lying between a diverse range of shops and has an outdoor bowling green, bandstand and hatchery, ideal for seeing the ducklings and the famous Black swans which live on the brook. A footpath from Dawlish beach leads to the beautiful Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve and award winning beach.