Best Teignmouth Walks

6 TOP Circular Walks
teignmouth coastline
Walk 1 (4.7 m)Walk 2 (1.7 m)Walk 3 (2.5 m)Walk 4 (1 m)Walk 5 (15 m)Walk 6 (2.4 m)
HolcombeTown Trail ShaldonMules ParkTeignmouth &
Dawlish Way
Postman's Walk

Teignmouth is the second oldest seaside resort in Devon attracting summer visitors as early as the 18th century.

Point of InterestCoast line Teignmouth
Teignmouth Museum


parkingMain Car Park , Dawlish Road
Where to Eat?
The Blue Hut, Trade Winds
Finley Brown's Cafe Bar

Enjoy some of the best walks from Teignmouth all based on local experience!

KeatsKeats and Fanny Burney stayed here.
ListzIn 1840 Liszt played in the assembly rooms on Den Crescent after an arduous journey from Exmouth - a miracle how his personal piano survived the crossing to Starcross!
ListzJane Austen stayed at the 'Great Bella Vista', then a hotel, now a block of flats on Den Promenade.
WH Yeames artist known for painting "and when did you last see your father?" spent his last 6 years in Teignmouth and is buried in Teignmouth old cemetery.
 Elias Parish Alvars , born 1808 in Teignmouth, referred to as the Liszt of the harp!
 more famous people walks

Walk 1 To Holcombe (4.7 miles)


Skirting the Railway Line

A delightful circular (pub) walk that takes you to Holcombe via a paved path along the coast and railway line.

Where to Eat?
Castle Inn, Holcombe

During stormy weather take extra care.

Holcombe has one pub , the Castle Inn.

The coast along the Teignmouth Promenade is well known for its hazardous waters, treasures and smuggling. Time Team have explored an ancient ship that was wrecked some 400 years ago off Teignmouth beach.

The Walk

AFrom East Cliff Park , head towards the far end beyond some parking meters and join a path.
Turn Right onto a lane spanning the railway lines.
At the Coastwatch Lookout Station, turn Right asif going back to town.
When joining a road, turn Left and head towards a path on the seafront.
Turn Left and follow paved path with railway line on left and sea on your right.

BWhen path joins a road, continue uphill.

CAt Holcombe Cross where you meet the A379 , cross over with care into Hall Lane – this is a busy road!
At a cross road, turn Right into Holcombe Road passing a church and the Castle Inn - a possible stop-off - on your right.
Continue along this road.

D Turn Left into Sweetbrier Lane.
At T junction, turn Left then take public footpath on your Right.
At the top of the hill , turn Left onto a track.
The track joins a lane (Oak Hill Cross),
Continue following lane until you come to the A379.
Turn Right and after 30m cross over into Cliff Road.

E Were this lane forks (take the Right fork (East Cliff Walk).
Continue along a path with residential on your right.

FWhere the path meets a lane, turn Right and enter Mules Park.
Where path reaches wooded area, either follow right fork or take left fork and then left again across small bridges and along some pools.
Where path meets up with the East Cliff Walk, turn Right and continue back to car park.

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Walk 1 to Holcombe

 Walks near Teignmouth
Great walks from Dawlish , known for its sandy beaches, black swans & the Brunel railway line along its coast.
A charming town with many Georgian buildings inspired by John Nash and three pubs
Shaldon is one of Devon's most idyllic fishing villages offering walkers many tea shops, pubs, sandy beaches and original shops.
Great easy circular walks exploring Torquay's magnificent coast line , harbour and Tor Abbey

Walk 2 Town Trail (1.5 miles)

Teignmouth Harbour
Teignmouth Harbour


A gentle walk visiting Teignmouth's main attractions, including Teignmouth Pier, the sandy beach, Teignmouth harbour, Teign Street and Bank Street.

This is one of our 'Thirty Minute Walks'

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parkingMain Car Park , Dawlish Road

Walk 2 Teignmouth Town Trail

Walk 3 picturesque Shaldon (2.5 miles)


Shaldon to Teignmouth Ferry

An ideal summer's walk using the ferry to picturesque Shaldon, with its numerous pubs and cafes and returning via bridge and footpaths along the Teign .

Check internet for ferrytimes.

You could do this without the ferry and do a loop in Shaldon.

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more Shaldon Walks
using ferry

Walk 3 (blue) using the ferry to Shaldon

Walk 4 Mules Park (1 mile)


Mules Park

This is a favourite dog walk through Mules Park offering splendid views of Teignmouth.

parking Pay & Display Car Park off bottom of Dawlish Road.
Mules Park

Walk 4 Mules Park offering views and plant variety

Walk 5 Teignmouth & Dawlish Way (18 miles)


Teignmouth & Dawlish Way, circular route
(18 miles), signposted in Teignmouth - booklet Tourist Information , Teignmouth.

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Walk 6 Postman's Walk (2.4 miles)


A very pleasant walk near Teignmouth Golf Course .

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There are lots of pubs and cafes in Teignmouth.


parkingLimited Space :Hall Lane, Holcombe