Discover Teignmouth

View of Teignmouth
View of Teignmouth

A town located in the beautiful county of Devon.

On one side is the glorious South Devon Coastline and the other breathtaking slopes which lead into the heart of Teignbridge Teignmouth is situated on the mouth of the River Teign discover this boutique town offers something for everyone.

If you are looking to explore unique shops, wander along fantastic coastline or just want to grab a bite to eat whilst being surrounded in glory then Teignmouth is the place for you. However if you are looking for something more energetic then do not be put off, we have plenty to do – including canoeing down the River Teign!

Teignmouth has a variety of accommodation from luxury hotels, inns, pubs and B&B’s to delightfully charming self catered cottages, camp sites and guesthouses to discover.

Teignmouth has a rich food heritage and this tradition lives on today. Light snacks, tasty treats and mouth-watering meals are all available throughout the town.

3 Facts you may not know about Teignmouth:
o    It was the last place in England to be invaded by a foreign power
o    The name ‘Teignmouth’ originates from ‘Tengemuoa’ which translates to ‘mouth of the stream’
o    Rock band Muse all grew up and lived in Teignmouth.

Muse
Muse Concert

Originally Teignmouth was split into two villages, East and West Teignmouth. They were separated by a stream called the Tame. Although neither village is mentioned in the Doomsday Book, East Teignmouth was granted a market charter in 1252.

Documents suggest that Teignmouth had a significant port by the early 14th century.  In the 17th Century, Teignmouth ships suffered from raids from Dunkirkers. At this point in time smuggling could have been the most significant trade.

Teignmouth is set in a beautiful area. Why not take the passenger ferry over to Shaldon, Cycle down to Dawlish or hop on the train and go to the ever growing city of Exeter.

 

Shaldon Ferry
Shaldon Ferry by John Lynn
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