Destination guide

Friendly Dawlish will entice you

The area's culture and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Dawlish. Revered for its seaside, beaches and coffee shops, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Dawlish

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Dawlish a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • S W Coast Path (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Northbrook Approach Golf Course (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Crealy Great Adventure Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Living Coasts (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Dawlish

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Dawlish

Travellers love Dawlish for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dawlish is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dawlish Lawn (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Dawlish Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Dawlish Warren Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Grand Pier (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Exmouth Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Devon Cliffs Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
Transport

Transport to and around Dawlish

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 10.1 mi (16.2 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Dawlish Station or Dawlish Warren Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Dawlish?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,044 holiday rentals near Dawlish. From 239 Cottages to 10 Chalets, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dawlish for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cottages in Dawlish?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 239 Cottages in Dawlish. Our other popular types of Dawlish holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 10 holiday houses
  • Houses: 435 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 301 holiday houses

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 113 holiday homes with pool available in Dawlish. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.