Popular local attractions. Please let us know anything we've missed.
Teignmouth town centre
A) Smugglers tunnel to beach. Shaldon Zoo, pitch and putt golf
B) Pier, skateboard park, crazy golf, kids free play and water park. Beachcomber cafe
C) Lido open air swimming pool, small cafe
D) Back beach bars, food, crabbing, slipway, sail, canoe and windsurfer hire.
E) Main slipway
F) Sports centre with gym, squash, sauna.
G) Tennis courts
H) Hospital with some emergency facilities.
I) Ferryboat pub and restaurant, cafés, Shaldon beach.
J) Catch a ferry to Shaldon. Lifeboat station.
K) Coop, largest local supermarket with parking.
L) Ness Hotel bar and restaurant. Start of cliff walk
M) Owl and Pussy-cat organic restaurant, Taj Mahal restaurant. Town centre.
O) Tesco express and petrol station
T) Chinese and chip shops
Local Teignmouth area
A) Vineyard with cafe and tours.
B) Coombe cellars restaurant. Sailing club with slipway for water skiing etc.
C) Castle Inn, nice food and unknown to most holiday makers.
D) Golf course designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie, architect of the Augusta National.
E) Lots of walks this way.
F) Jacks Patch garden centre with cafe.
G) Park and gardens with sea views'
H) Smugglers Inn, Carvery.
Activities in Torquay to Dawlish
A) Dawlish Warren beach, nature reserve, go karts, golf, fun parks.
B) Haytor fun climb for young and old, gold fish lake, stone railway access to moors.
C) River Dart Country Park kids adventure park.
D) Ascombe activity centre with quads and paint balling. See map for forest walks with Obelisk and Exe estuary views.
E) Torquay, Princess Theatre, town centre with shopping pubs, clubs etc. around marina.
F) Buckfastleigh steam railway with scenic runs to Dartmouth
G) Big Sainsbury store
H) Newton Abbott horse race course. Big Tesco.
J) Anchor Inn good food but book early.
K) Kents Cavern, Babbacombe model village, cliff railway or very steep drive down to Cary Arms overlooking bay or beach.
L) Dawlish, famous black swans and see the lights along the river at night.
M) Trago Mills (shop and fun park serialised on TV). Stover nature reserve with tree walk and poetry trail.
Plymouth to Weymouth
A-E) River Exe walk and cycleway from Star Cross to Exeter Quay. See Powderham, Deer, good pubs and the Quay used for the Onedin Line. Dawlish Warren beach, nature reserve, go karts, golf, fun parks.
B) Babbacombe model village, cliff railway. Cave tours.
C) Torquay, Goodrington sands water park, steam train, Sealife centre, Brixham harbour with Golden Hinde, Theatres and much more holiday maker stuff.
D) Haldon hill cycle ways (easy + extreme), Go Ape, Exeter horse race course.
E) Swans Nest Cavery with access to river walk/cycle way
F) Avon Dam, Two moors way, Ivybridge etc access to moors.
G) Plymouth harbour, aquarium, shops, cliff pool and lots of history.
H) Paington Zoo.
J) Dittisham. Fantastic crabbing, nice pub.
K) Woodlands adventure park,close to Darmouth
L) Bigbury the best Devon surf beach and Burgh Island.
N) Slapton sands
O) Totnes, interesting shops and small castle.
P) Jurassic coast, beach and cliff walks with nice towns.
R) Weymouth Olympic sailing centre, Chesil beach, picturesque harbour and lovely sandy beach. A long drive there but some lovely scenery and ancient hill forts (mounds and earthworks).