Find the best place to stay — Dawlish

Where to stay around Dawlish?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 792 holiday lettings near Dawlish. From 361 cottages to 229 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dawlish is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dawlish?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dawlish. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dawlish Station: 1,740 holiday lettings
  • Dawlish Warren Station: 1,777 holiday lettings
  • Devon Cliffs: 1,592 holiday lettings
  • Babbacombe Beach: 1,758 holiday lettings
  • Goodrington Sands Beach: 1,914 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dawlish listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Dawlish?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 361 cottages in Dawlish. Our other popular types of Dawlish holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 229 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 119 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 19 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dawlish?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 56 holiday homes with pool available in Dawlish. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or cottage in Dawlish, Devon your home away from home

    Dawlish is a town on the south coast of Devon and twelve miles from the City of Exeter. The railway route from Plymouth to Exeter is one of the most spectacular coastal routes passing through Totnes, Newton Abbot, Dawlish Warren and Teignmouth. Dawlish is situated at the outlet of Dawlish Water and has conspicuous Permian red sandstone cliffs fronted by Dawlish sands.

    Places to holiday in Dawlish

    Dawlish is one of South Devon’s much-loved holiday destinations boasting an award winning beach and five hundred-acre Nature Reserve, which takes in the Exe Estuary. Naturally this means that there is a vast choice in holiday accommodation including holiday park, bed and breakfast (b&b), caravan park, camping and self catering.

    However the best type of accommodation to see all that Devon has on offer is to rent a self-catering holiday cottage. Cottages are like having a home away from home and you don't have to worry about set meal times or vacating your room by 10am. Dawlish has narrow streets, welcoming tearooms, impressive villas, bustling shops and comfortable seaside cottages.

    Dawlish local produce markets are held monthly on the Lawn and Dawlish has several clubs open to visitors such as the Camera Club, the Dawlish Art Group and the Teignmouth and Dawlish Ramblers Association who have weekly short and long walks along the coastal path, Dartmoor, the river and through fields.

    Things to do in Dawlish

    Dawlish has a number of attractions for those interested in the usual seaside resort type of entertainment and the two main amusement arcades have the latest gambling machines and video games. There is a miniature fairground with Grand Prix go-kart racing, dodgems and slides. The Sun Burnt Arms offers a peaceful public house atmosphere with beer, excellent food and an enormous garden. Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve has a visitor centre accessible from the promenade and a range of birds, wildlife and rare flora.

    Ashcombe Adventure Centre is set in more than two thousand acres of countryside and hosts a range of activities including paintball, archery, shooting and fishing and a variety of games include Mission Impossible, Hostage Rescue, Bunker Attack, Crashed Plane and VIP. The Dawlish Museum collection is at Knowle House and includes collections of nature sciences, crafts, local industries, Victoriana and war.

    Powderham Castle is one of England's well-known stately homes and it is situated in a beautiful deer park alongside the River Exe and holds many live events such as concerts by Busted, Westlife and Elton John. The Paignton Steam Railway runs along the Torbay coast to Kingswear past the River Dart, Britannia Royal Naval College, the Butterwalk, Bayard’s Cove and on to Dartmouth Castle. Other attractions not to be missed include Babbacombe Model Village, Paignton Zoo, Buckfast Abbey and the House of Marbles.

    Weather in Dawlish

    Dawlish is known for it's mild climate and the numerous sub-tropical plants growing in the surrounding gardens confirm this.

    Travel to Dawlish

    Exeter and Plymouth airports serve Dawlish and National Express coaches have a direct service. Dawlish railway station is situated in the centre of the town next to the beach and buses operating in the district include Devon General, Tavistock CT and Dawlish Coaches.

    Attractions in and around Dawlish

    First time in Dawlish and looking for places to see? Take the children and visit Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens, Crealy Great Adventure Park and Living Coasts. Don't miss cultural highlights such as Dawlish Museum and Shaftesbury Theatre. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Dawlish Beach and Dawlish Warren Beach or experience the natural beauty of Dawlish Lawn and Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve. Activities around the area include Torquay Golf Club, Northbrook Approach Golf Course and Dartmouth Steam Railway. While you're in the area, stop by Spacex, Pavilions Teignmouth and Grand Pier. Why not also add Exmouth Beach, Powderham Castle or A La Ronde to your agenda?