Local Attractions around Dawlish Devon

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The Old Mill Tea Room

The Old Mill Tea Room is a family run business located at 23 Brunswick Place, Dawlish, EX7 9PD.  A wide variety of teas, freshly ground coffees are served, together with light lunches, home made cakes and scones. The tea room is within the  unique setting of an old mill building dating back to 1717, which used to be a flour mill but where the huge waterwheel outside, still turns daily.

The Old Mill is of much historical interest. Nearly all of the internal machinery and mill stones are still in place which are viewable from the Tea Room itself. Many people come to enjoy a cream tea or light lunch and soak up the unique atmosphere either sitting outside by the wheel or inside where you can view the internal mill workings.

The Warren
Dawlish Warren is just up the coast, within walking distance for walkers. The Warren as it’s locally known, provides a contrast especially for younger people with a typical 21st Century seaside resort complete with an amusement arcade and miniature funfair. Smooth, sandy beaches stretch for miles and even has a blue flag award, with clear waters, safe bathing and areas for jet skiing.  The beach is supervised by lifeguards during the summer months.

Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve covers 204 hectares (505 acres) and centres around a 1½ mile long double sand spit which extends across the mouth of the River Exe. The Warren is a key part the Exe Estuary SPA and Ramsar site - an area of international importance for wildlife. It is also designated as a candidate Special Area of Conservation for its dune grassland and rare petalwort found there.

There is also a challenging 18 hole links golf course lying on a spit of land between the sea and the Exe Estuary.

Dawlish Leisure Centre
Sandy Lane, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 0AF
01626 215620
Swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball courts and rowing machines

Dawlish Museum
Eleven rooms, over three floors - something for every member of the family. Victorian rooms, military and railway, local industry rooms, unique collections of photos of Dawlish past and present and now the home of the D-Day bagpipes. Find out about the local and social history associated with this seaside town. Located at the top of the car park.

Contact Number: 01626 888557
Address: The Knowles, Barton Terrace, Dawlish, EX7 9QH 

Mini Golf
Situated on the seafront at Tuck's Plot in Dawlish Town Centre. An 18 hole mini course with lumps, bumps, twists and turns. Great fun for all the family. Seasonal Only.


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