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Dawlish to Holcombe

1 hour walks

An ideal pub walk through old Devon droves with spectacular views of the mouth of the Exe.


Jurassic Coast

Point of Interest

Coast line ,Dawlish Air Show

Although short,this walk is quite strenuous with a fair amount of climbing particularly along the coast . However,the views of Exmouth and the Jurassic Coast are quite stunning.

A Follow Old Teignmouth Road back towards Dawlish. Road becomes a footpath.

B Cross over into Coronation Road then almost immediately turn left onto a grass strip between houses and Teigmouth Road.
This doesn't look like a path but soon becomes more defined.In fact,you are following the Teignmouth & Dawlish Way.

C Cross residential road and take path into woods.
Turn right at end of path joining a pubic footpath.

D At junction with lane turn left into Oakhill Cross Road.Ater 280m where lane bends sharply ,turn right into service road which soon becomes a track.
Continue climbing ,ignore track on left and after 370m turn left onto a public footpath.
Turn left into Sweetbriar Lane then right.

E At T junction turn right into Holcombe Road
Holcombe ,a sheltered village with numerous thatched houses,boasts one very friendly pub,the Castle Inn which serves food as well. This could be a welcome relief?
Continue past church then left into Hall lane.

F When you join the main Dawlish to Teignmouth Road,turn left and continue along pavement for 160m. Cross road into Windward Lane the take footpath on left

G The walk follows a footpath along the coast passing a field reserved for watching the annual Dawlish Air Show.

 Walks near Dawlish: 
DawlishAshcombe Teignmouth 
3.1 miles
1 hr 20 mins
main roads
0 %
altitude range
17 - 103 m
quality of track

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Free at end of Old Teignmouth Road


There are several steep climbs.


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Dawlish & Holcombe Walk