Dawlish to Holcombe

1 hour walks

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

Point of Interest Coast line , Dawlish Air Show
parking Free at end of Old Teignmouth Road
viewJurassic Coast


This popular pub walk is quite strenuous with some narrow paths & a fair amount of climbing particularly along the coast .

However, the views of Exmouth and the Jurassic Coast are quite stunning.

starting PointStart 1 : Station Road (4.1 miles)
Start 2 :
Old Teignmouth Road (3.1 miles)

The Walk

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 Teignmouth 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.

parking Free at end of Old Teignmouth Road
main roads
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altitude range
17 - 103 m

Dawlish & Holcombe Walk

 Walks near Dawlish

There are several steep climbs.