The Beach Guide

Dawlish Beach

Dawlish Beach - Devon

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Dawlish town beach, a mixture of sand and shingle, follows the curve of the sheltered bay from Lea Mount to Langstone Rock, a distance of over a mile. Great for swimming, with pleasure boat trips around the bay in summer. There is a wide, scenic footpath on top of the sea wall at the back of the beach.

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Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    EX7 0BS

    OS grid ref.

    SX 9651 7675

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