Holidays in Brixham

Ness Beach, Shaldon

Some of the beaches in South Devon have great access.  Open car parks almost on the sand, flat paths onto the beach, a choice of cafe’s and watersports hire, and lifeguards and toilets. Others don’t.  Negotiate nettle-lined winding paths, numerous steps down a cliff to a beach where even the seagulls avoid due to the […]

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Teignmouth Restaurants and Food & Drink

Given the size of Teignmouth, it’s no surprise to learn the town has a restaurant to suit most palates, from seafood to Italian, Indian and pub food, it’s all there in the centre. There are cafe’s and take-aways dotted around the town so you are pretty much guaranteed to find what you are looking for. […]

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Shops in Teignmouth

The one thing that strikes you about the shops in Teignmouth is the lack of the high street brands which dominate town centres today. They are there – WH Smith, Boots, Lloyds Pharmacy, New Look – but the main stock seems to be independent, with a broad range too. Toys, music, fishing, a florist and […]

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Travelling to Teignmouth

Located towards the eastern side of Devon, Teignmouth is one of the easier destinations in Devon to reach by car. The Motorway network extends down through Somerset to Exeter, some 15 – 20 miles from Teignmouth. From here, dual carriageway takes you to Newton Abbot, from where the final few picturesque miles are along the […]

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Family Attractions in Teignmouth

In Teignmouth the centre around the seafront, known as the Den, is the location for a new children’s play park, mini-golf course and grassed area. There are cafes, restaurants and takeaways to suit every budget and preference too. The pier is home to beach shops and amusements with rides for smaller children. The beach itself […]

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Blackpool Sands, near Dartmouth

One of the most photographed beaches in South Devon is Blackpool Sands, a few miles outside Dartmouth. This perfect crescent of shingle beach is flanked by wooded cliffs on either side making a perfect photo opportunity. The beach is popular with locals and holidaymakers to the area, but large enough to cope with visitor numbers. […]

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