Teignmouth Town Beach

Teignmouth, Devon

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Teignmouth Main Beach
  • Teignmouth Main Beach
  • Teignmouth Pier: lefthand side
  • Teignmouth Sea Front
  • Teignmouth Pier: right hand side
  • 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.

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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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Very Good
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Recent Reviews:

  • Lellelb
    Radstock, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely beach
    5 of 5 stars
    10th Aug 2022
    What a lovely beach. All the family enjoyed themselves. Great for paddle boarding and sand castles. Definitely be visiting again Read full review
  • sheepygold
    london
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A lovely sandy beach
    5 of 5 stars
    10th Aug 2022
    This is a sandy beach with a gentle incline to the sea and lifeguards covering one section. There are decent toilets and a nice cafe at the east end. Read full review
  • EnglandWillow
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Pretty seaside beach
    5 of 5 stars
    14th Aug 2022
    Pros: Sandy beach (almost) free of pebbles and not too busy during the holidays. Significantly less seaweed than other beaches nearby. Some lovely traditional shops are within easy walking distance... Read full review

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