Map and how to get there

Attractions Restaurants

Nearest travel links

Airport Exeter 25 km
Ferry Plymouth 64 km
Train station Dawlish 6.1 km
Car Car advised

Activities near Dawlish

Sports Water sports, Horse riding, Fishing
Great for Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Cycling holidays

How to get there

10 Minutes from the M5 motorway

20 Minutes from Exeter Airport

20 Minutes from Exeter St David's Railway Station

10 Minutes from Dawlish Railway Station

Driving directions:

Follow M5 west past Exeter, stay on road as it becomes the A38

The dual carriageway comes to a very steep hill (Telegraph Hill) and splits.

Take the left fork road (A380 signed to Torquay).

At the top of the hill follow the road for about 3 miles.

At the end of a long avenue of beech trees, left exit signed Teignmouth (B3192)

At round-a-bout: go straight on towards “Ashcombe Cottages” and Teignmouth B3192.

Please DO NOT turn left to the village of Ashcombe.

After 1 mile left at sign for “Ashcombe Cottages” & “Ashcombe Adventure Centre”

Down Zig-Zag Hill

Past the entrance to the Ashcombe Adventure Centre and follow road along the valley

The Thatched Office is the first building you come to on your left signed “Cottage Office”