Teignmouth is a great destination for anyone looking for a family holiday. There are a whole host of family friendly activities, plus a lido, beach, pier and play park all within easy access of the town centre.
Teignmouth Town Beach is a long expanse of sand and the pier features arcades and a promenade. The beach is also a great spot for anyone wanting to do watersports. The river beach is full of boats and has a charming atmosphere making it the perfect place for a gentle stroll. For those of you that love walking, Teignmouth is on the south west coastal path and is the end of the Templer Way walking trail.
Teignmouth town has several beautiful Georgian style buildings and the high street is lovely for a spot of retail therapy. It is a stunning coastal town that sits on the mouth of the River Teign and in the midst of lush countryside.
This is a great location for foodies, the seafood will have been caught that morning and early risers can watch the boats come in at the River Beach landing their catches before they’re shipped off to the local eateries. Teignmouth hosts a regular food festival and the Taste of the Teign food trail gives visitors the chance to visit and taste the town’s best food places and produce. Try fresh mussel and oyster beds and jam made from freshly picked berries. You’ll also find the country’s steepest vineyard and microbreweries in the areas and get the chance to taste craft beers and real ales.
As well as food festivals, Teignmouth hosts several music festivals which are very popular.
Staying in Teignmouth will give you access to the nearby areas of Dawlish, Shaldon, Torquay and Babacombe. The public transport options include a train station, which is linked to the main line and follows the coastal railway route.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Teignmouth dog friendly?
Teignmouth is relatively dog friendly, however, be aware that on Teignmouth Beach, dogs are not permitted from 1 April to 30 September along the seashore between the slipway at Eastcliff and the Lighthouse at the Point. Dogs are to be kept on a lead in and around the Den and Promenade. At Teignmouth River Beach, dogs are permitted all year round.Find up to date information here
Where is best to park in Teignmouth?
There are several places to park in Teignmouth, including:
What train line goes through Teignmouth?
Teignmouth is on the Riviera Line, it has its own station in the town centre and is a great way to travel around the English Riviera. You can find Teignmouth Station at this address:
Station Approach, off Exeter Road
There is carparking at the station which is managed by APCOA and there is bicycle storage on both platforms.Buy tickets and find out more here.