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Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve

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Shhh, birds nesting

On the way to dawlish beach, you may Co e across the sand dunes, if you’re lucky enough you may... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mia H
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
quiet beautiful area - can be difficult for limited mobility users in places

Beautiful little pot just behind a busy summer time beach, not explored much by most of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew H
Frimley, United Kingdom
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“lovely walk”(14 reviews)
“bird hide”(7 reviews)
“wild flowers”(4 reviews)
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Dawlish Warren, Dawlish, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On the way to dawlish beach, you may Co e across the sand dunes, if you’re lucky enough you may wander off the thoroughfare and spy some unspoilt marram grass dunes. Yes you can still hear the sea, seagulls and kids but mutedly. The nesting...More

Thank Mia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful little pot just behind a busy summer time beach, not explored much by most of the tourists. Very sandy so if you have limited mobility it is very hard going in places. But a nice place to chill out.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely scenic and peaceful place containing sand dunes, golden sandy beach, mud flats with wading birds, wild flowers, etc. Nice views of Exmouth over the very narrow mouth of the estuary. It's quite a walk to Warren Point though and can be tough going in...More

Thank CJOliver
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We've been coming to dawlish warren and dawlish town for years now, and we always walk through the reserve and search for wildlife, my children love to explore and the little centre is great to spend some time in and learn about the local wildlife...More

Thank Melon1789
Reviewed 9 August 2018

it is fantastic to have a place to explore, kids to run around in and be near the sea. It needs to have a few moved boardwalks, but is a natural place of beauty that needs to be preserved. The car park are needs to...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I was really interested in seeing dunes and beach after reading about all the work that has been done, I would say big improvement on last time visited - but not as good as my childhood memories of the mid 1970's

Thank steveturner779
Reviewed 7 August 2018

walked through nature trail and back along the beach. Well maintained with information building and bird watch hide.

Thank mikebrown69
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

It's the first time I used the trail but I was quite surprised how peaceful it was it was really nice just to have a lovely walk and there is a nature centre to visit .So if you like a walk this is the place...More

Thank philltucker339
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We visited this reserve on recommendation by a tour guide residing in the guesthouse we were staying in. It was easy to get to by train, and the area was not far from the fairground and go-kart track. As a nature enthusiast, there was plenty...More

Thank dnlu36
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The best thing is there is a car park but I think it is limited. Lots of grasses and flora to see an ideal place to take the dog for a walk as lots of space to run.

Thank Janet04
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29 January 2018|
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Response from Liz S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.... it’s sand dunes with some compacted paths. I didn’t go far because the weather was awful but involved going over a bit of sand dune to get to the path. Not sure if there’s another way in. I didn’t go as far as... More
hanah P
12 July 2017|
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Response from 972Keith | Reviewed this property |
I do not know as we visited in April. However, wouldn't expect the Reserve to be busy other than with June adult guests - the Warren Nature Reserve is not really suitable for pushchairs. The Warren itself comprises mainly... More