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Small Town

this small town but will nice to walk about seeing shops got shame few now gone but nice see gay... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rob W
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Frome, United Kingdom
Great Town

Yes time may have forgot this little town and that's great. It has kept it's charm. It doesn't have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Aldoc999
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London, United Kingdom
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This South West Coast Path walk starts and ends at Dawlish Railway Station and takes in both the development of Dawlish since the 1800s as well as the attractive Old Town. The route is generally flat and undemanding along pavements or tarmac...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dawlish Railway Station Station Road, Dawlish EX7 9PJ, England
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+44 1752 896237
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this small town but will nice to walk about seeing shops got shame few now gone but nice see gay bakey still going and one best place pop in pick something eat and then sit by river well worth it

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes time may have forgot this little town and that's great. It has kept it's charm. It doesn't have the government money spent on it like Teignmouth, but I'm sure that is better for the town. The swans are and river area are clean the...More

Thank Aldoc999
Reviewed 1 week ago

Picture Postcard town with added bonus of its birds in the water that runs to the sea. Good parking at the rear of town that has a one-way system and little tea shops to have a cuppa & cake

Thank cherilynf2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having parked high up on the road leading down to Dawlish Sea Front and walking along to Dawlish itself,Myself & The Other Half began our Riverside walk.As we walked up from The beach end,the River seems to rise quite a bit.There were many Ducks here...More

Thank lizziebach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place had cream tea in cafe and walked threw park really nice to see the black swans there really is a must place to visit nice walk on the sea front with train going buy

Thank wayne c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parked at the large Barton hill car park and walked down the hill to the river. Toilets are just by the river which are handy. Walked along the river with several foot bridges & small falls, seeing the famous black swans and various other birds...More

Thank Amberleyadrian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you want want a bit time to think about things beautiful little shops and cafe,s to get gifts and great food and river with wildlife

Thank ollie290
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So lovely to visit Dawlish again, since last visiting as a child. We easily parked in a well-signed car park, then strolled down to the gardens/river/black swans of my memories. (Why is it all so small now though I wonder?!) A late breakfast at Jack...More

Thank Johnfrisbee
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We came here last week and it was absolutely picturesque. We parked in Barton Hill car pack across the road do it was literally a two minute walk t the shops and sea front. Typically it rained but we wandered from Shop to shop and...More

Thank TravelMunchkinFP
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Walked by river to see black swans and their young. Very pretty and clean. Had drink in Brunswick Pub opposite. Walked along the path by sea lovely views. Parking. DON'T park in train station car park. It is a nightmare to park dangerous if anything....More

Thank Darkangel70
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