Dawlish is a great Regency resort town, famous for the way the railway runs right along the town’s seafront.

Step off the train and take in the sea air, then hit the beach or go searching for the town’s distinctive black swans. To continue your birdwatching, hop by train to neighbouring Dawlish Warren and visit the National Nature Reserve.

  • Sandy beach
  • Rock pools
  • Classic British seaside town
  • Amazing view from the train


There’s lots to do in Dawlish and Dawlish Warren (5 minutes away by train):

The long, sandy beach is a stone’s throw from the station. Take a dip or explore the rock pools, then grab a bite to eat in town. In August, take in the Dawlish Air Show.

Dawlish Warren
From go-karting, mini-golf and an 18-hole golf course, through to visiting the National Nature Reserve, it’s well worth hopping on the train to nearby Dawlish Warren.

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Dawlish Station Information

Dawlish station is staffed and has a ticket machine for buying tickets and collecting pre-booked tickets. Richmond Place, Dawlish, EX7 9PJ

Buying Tickets to Dawlish

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Adult off-peak day return. Valid after the morning peak, and anytime weekends or Bank Holidays.

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Adult Off-Peak Day Return

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1 hour

Approximate journey time




Adult Off-Peak Day Return

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1 hour

Approximate journey time


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