Holidays in Brixham

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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Fairy Cove, Paignton

Hidden yet so convenient for Paignton centre.  This is one beach that you almost want to keep secret for locals and explorers.  Fairy Cove isn’t in the tourist guides but offers a practical location with amenities within walking distance. At the corner of Paignton harbour, past the dry-stored dinghies and the seafood distributor, steps lead […]

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Churston Cove, Brixham

Churston Cove is another one of South Devon’s picturesque beaches, set in a sheltered cove, away from the main tourist beaches. As one of The English Riviera’s ‘secret’ beaches, it offers plenty of photo opportunities and a less crowded beach, even on sunny days in the summer. Churston Cove shares the sheltered bay with Fishcombe […]

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