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Dawlish - Coryton Cove Beach

Dawlish, Devon

A pretty secluded sandy cove. Historically it was know as Gentleman's Cove due to the privacy it offers.

Beach Type



There are toilets with disabled facilities at neighbouring Boat Cove
There is a beach cafe at Coryton Cove and a slipway
Huts are available to hire - contact Dawlish Tourist Information Centre


Crazy golf
Bowls and a campsite nearby

Nature and Wildlife

There is a park called 'The Lawn' and a river. 'The Brook' or 'Dawlish Water'. in the town.

Water Quality





Dogs are banned from 1st May to 30th September.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre The Lawn Dawlish Tel: 01626 215665


Nearest town: Dawlish
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5744, -3.46735
Postcode: EX7 9EF
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Dawlish is off the A38 and the M5.

Public Transport

Dawlish railway station is on the seafront.

Nearest Railway Stations

Dawlish (Less than a mile away)
Teignmouth (Approx. 2 miles away)
Dawlish Warren (Approx. 2 miles away)
Starcross (Approx. 4 miles away)
Exmouth (Approx. 4 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is a pay car park in Dawlish but not at the beach. although there is some roadside parking.

Nearby Car Parks

Coronation Avenue, Dawlish (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Barton Hill, Dawlish (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Strand, Dawlish (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Dawlish Station, Dawlish (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Sandy Lane, Dawlish (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Hazeldown, Teignmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Dawlish Warren (Outer), Dawlish Warren (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Dawlish Warren Station, Dawlish Warren (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Dawlish Warren (Inner), Dawlish Warren (Long stay).
About 2 miles away
Eastcliffe, Teignmouth (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Dawlish