Teignmouth

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Teignmouth

Teignmouth is a beautiful seaside town in South Devon, at the mouth of the River Teign. With stunning coastal views, delicious local food, a wealth of activities, and access to Dartmoor National Park, Exeter and Torquay, Teignmouth is smart choice for a holiday destination.

The town is filled with historic Georgian buildings, high street shops, and fine restaurants, that take advantage of the freshly caught local seafood. On the promenade there is a cinema with child friendly events. Teignmouth town beach is a large sandy beach with a pier and amusements. If you fancy trying some watersports, there is kayaking and paddleboarding available.

Across the river is the village of Shaldon, which not only affords fantastic view of Teignmouth, but is host to the Shaldon Wildlife Trust. This small zoo in a woodland garden features rare and endangered animals, and has interactive experiences too.

If you like walking there is the South West Coast Path, and also Templar way, an 18 mile trail that follows the granite line that ran from quarries at Haytor in Dartmoor to the Teigmouth docks. The walk follows the Stover Canal is a lovely scenic walk in the beautiful Devon countryside.

For accommodation, there are plenty of hotels, B&Bs, and self-catered properties to suit your needs. Teignmouth sits on the main South West Train Line, and is easily accessible from far afield by train and car.

Useful Info

Main Attractions: Beaches, Harbour, Zoo, Surroundings

Accommodation: Hotels, B&Bs, Self-Catered Properties

Food: Restaurants, Cafes, Ice-Cream Parlours, Takeaways

Accessible Via: M5

Coast: South

Where is it?

Teignmouth

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