Dawlish Warren Beach

Dawlish, Devon, EX7 0NF

Tel: 01626 215665

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Dawlish Warren Beach


Discover Dawlish Warren Beach, your perfect destination for an unforgettable beach holiday packed with excitement and relaxation. Boasting a pristine one and a half mile stretch of sandy coastline, nestled amidst sheltered sand dunes and renowned for its award-winning clean waters, Dawlish Warren Beach promises a quintessential seaside getaway. 

Despite its popularity, Dawlish Warren Beach ensures ample space for all visitors, spanning its expansive shoreline. Whether you're basking in the sun or exploring nearby amusements, the beach buzzes with activity throughout the day. 

Family Fun Galore 

For swimming enthusiasts, Dawlish Warren presents ideal conditions, safeguarded by vigilant RNLI lifeguards for peace of mind. For comprehensive water quality information and expert tips for a safe and enjoyable beach experience, visit the Beachwise website

For those seeking seclusion amidst the beach, consider renting a Beach Hut. Daily and weekly rentals are available, providing your own private oasis by the sea. For further details, visit the Teignbridge website

Beyond sun-soaked shores, Dawlish Warren offers a plethora of family-friendly activities and attractions to keep everyone entertained. From thrilling go-kart rides to exciting rounds of golf and captivating amusement rides, there's something for every member of the family to enjoy.  

Be sure to check out the local eateries too; a trip to the beach wouldn’t be complete without a refreshing ice-cream or a hearty portion of fish and chips!    

Embrace Nature's Wonders 

As a part of the Exe Estuary, Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve is a haven for wildfowl and wading birds, attracting birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts alike. Explore the rich biodiversity of the surrounding dunes and grasslands, home to over 600 species of flowering plants. Dawlish Warren's ecological significance is internationally recognised, protected by stringent national and international laws. Dive deeper into its natural wonders at the visitor's centre, offering insights into the wildlife reserve and access to various hides scattered across the site. 

Dog-Friendly Haven 

Bring your furry friends along to Dawlish Warren Beach! Dogs are welcome year-round past groyne 9. Additionally they’re also permitted between the lifeguard tower and groyne 3 during the off-peak season from 1st October – 30th March.  

Staying in Dawlish Warren 

Nearby accommodations range from cosy B&Bs and convenient self-catering cottages to family-friendly hotels. Prefer a rustic retreat? Explore the abundance of nearby campsites and holiday parks for an immersive outdoor experience. Discover more accommodation in Dawlish Warren here

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      • Disabled access to the beach
      • Easy access from main roads/good public transport links
      • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

      Attraction Facilities

      • Amusements
      • Deckchairs
      • First Aid Room
      • Free summer entertainment programme - July & August
      • Lifeguards (May - September)
      • National Nature Reserve
      • Shower facilities
      • Toilets


      • On-Site café/restaurant

      Establishment Features

      • Dog Friendly
      • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
      • Open All Year
      • Picnic Area
      • Toilets

      Key Features

      • Families

      Parking & Transport

      • Close to Railway Station
      • Parking On Site

      Opening Times

      Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


      • Beach AwardsBlue Flag Award Blue Flag Award 2016

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