Teignmouth Town Beach

Teignmouth, Devon

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Teignmouth Main Beach
  • Teignmouth Main Beach
  • Teignmouth Pier
  • Teignmouth Sea Front
  • Teignmouth Pier
  • Teignmouth Beach

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If you’re looking for a great spot for a family beach holiday, take a look at Teignmouth. On top of the traditional sun, sand and surf there’s loads more to see and do that’s guaranteed to keep the kids and the grown ups entertained.

Traditional Seaside Holiday

The beach itself is a long one so you don’t need to worry about the crowds, even during the summer. It stretches down from the mouth of the River Teign along the red cliffs which stretch toward Dawlish. The beach is overlooked by an impressive Victorian Pier and nearby you will find a play park, crazy golf, skate park, green, ice cream huts and parade, Teignmouth beach is one of those beaches that will take you back to your childhood. Teignmouth is also a dog-friendly beach during the winter months, so you can even bring the dog along for an out of season break.

Things to Do

If you get fed up of just kicking back and relaxing, the town has a wide range of shops from Fish and Chips to souvenirs or you could catch the passenger ferry across the water to the village of Shaldon.

If you’re feeling thirsty or the kids need re-fuelling, there’s plenty of local cafés serving drinks and light bites and there are nearby toilets so you don’t get caught short. Onsite parking means you don’t have far to carry your beach gear and there’s disabled access for those with mobility restrictions. There’s also plenty of accommodation nearby including family-run hotels and B&Bs. You’ll also find self-catering cottages in the area or you can get back to nature on one of the local campsites. Teignmouth isn’t far from other major towns such as Exeter and Newton Abbot, so in the evenings you can check out some of the local nightlife.

For more information on water quality and advice of how to have a fun, healthy relaxing time at the beach visit the Beachwise website.

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Attraction Facilities

  • Amusements
  • Beach wheelchair available for daily hire
  • Deckchairs
  • First Aid Room
  • Free summer entertainment programme - July & August
  • Lifeguards (May - September)
  • Pleasure boat cruises
  • Shower facilities

Catering

  • Beach side refreshment kiosk
  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Close to Railway Station
  • On site parking

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Miriam M
      Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Red sand
      4 of 5 stars
      14th Feb 2019
      On holiday and decided to go for a stroll with sand under feet and between toes. A spring like feel to a winter Valentine’s Day. Steps down to the beach at regular intervals. Dogs on beach and not... Read full review
    • Jackie R
      Teignmouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      The amazing beaches!
      5 of 5 stars
      3rd Mar 2019
      Teignmouth has beautiful beaches. Back beach with its beach huts, lifeboat and harbour, and the main beach. The beaches are sandy! Great for sandcastles. Us locals keep our beaches clean. There is... Read full review
    • 760andrew
      Teignmouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Nice beach in a nice town
      5 of 5 stars
      20th Mar 2019
      Unusual pink sand forming a very clean beach with very clean water. During holiday season there is a section that has lifeguard supervision. Right next to the town and access to food and drink... Read full review

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