Destination guide

Friendly Dawlish will entice you

The area's culture and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Dawlish. Well-liked for its seaside, beaches and coffeehouses, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. A vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Dawlish a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 66°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dawlish

Travelers 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 center:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Dawlish

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

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Dawlish?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,127 vacation rentals near Dawlish. From 280 Cottages to 10 Chalets, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dawlish for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dawlish?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dawlish. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dawlish Station: 2,684 vacation rentals
  • Dawlish Warren Beach: 2,637 vacation rentals
  • Dawlish Museum: 2,651 vacation rentals
  • Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve: 2,632 vacation rentals
  • Dawlish Lawn: 2,652 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Dawlish?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 280 Cottages in Dawlish. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dawlish include:

  • Chalets: 10 rentals available
  • Houses: 441 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 313 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dawlish?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 122 vacation rentals with pool available in Dawlish. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.