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 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)

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)
How to get there

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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Dawlish?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 929 holiday rentals around Dawlish. From 202 holiday houses to 374 cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Dawlish is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Dawlish Warren Beach: 2,280 holiday rentals
  • Dawlish Museum: 2,396 holiday rentals
  • Shaftesbury Theatre: 2,395 holiday rentals
  • Dawlish Station: 2,403 holiday rentals
  • Dawlish Lawn: 2,358 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dawlish listed on Stayz 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 Houses in Dawlish?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 202 Houses in Dawlish. Our other popular types of Dawlish holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 374 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 245 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 5 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dawlish?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 82 holiday homes with pool available in Dawlish. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.