Dawlish Warren Beach & Nature Reserve

Just a few minutes’ level walk away from the holiday park, you’ll find the superb beach at Dawlish Warren.

Regularly selected as one of the top resorts in the UK, this huge beach has achieved Blue Flag status for the 20th year running.

Backed by sand dunes, Dawlish Warren offers more than just a traditional bucket and spade beach – it also boasts an internationally protected National Nature Reserve, a large grassed play area where you can enjoy a picnic,  children’s amusements, shops, pubs and cafes, all safely away from the road.

Dogs are permitted on selected areas of the beach all year around.


Myrtle and Dougie on Dawlish Warren Beach.

Dawlish Warren is a perfect place for seaside fun, the beach and surrounding areas are ideal for children to have fun both in and out of the water.

During the main season, an experienced team of RNLI lifeguards is on hand to keep an eye on safety on this sandy, gently sloping beach.

At Dawlish Warren beach resort there are lots of entertainment attractions for people of all ages including Go-Karts, a mini Fun Fair theme park, Crazy Golf and amusements.  There are also shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants which all help create memorable family holidays that will be treasured for years to come.

During the summer there are many free open-air events, children’s entertainers and spectacular firework displays



And if you’re bringing your dog on holiday to Dawlish Warren, the good news is that dogs are permitted on selected areas of the beach all year around – which makes our holiday park in Devon the perfect place for a holiday with your dog! 

Dog Friendly Holidays

Situated on the South West Coastal Path, Dawlish Warren has a wealth of opportunities for walking. Amble along the marked trails through the 500 acre Warren Nature Reserve, which includes the estuary of The River Exe.  Or perhaps take a stroll to Dawlish along the sea wall where you’ll see our famous black swans swimming in the brook which runs right the way through the centre of town, cascading over a series of waterfalls on its way to the sea.

Dawlish Warren is also recommended by the Marine Conservation Society and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the abundance of bird life and over 600 different species of flowering plants.

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