History, Heritage & Trails

The Manor
The Manor

There is a lot of history in and around Dawlish & Teignmouth, whether you are interested in the Museums and D Day Bag pipes, Brunel’s Atmospheric Railway, Battles or buildings such as the beautiful Manor House you will be sure to find more reasons to Love Dawlish & Teignmouth.

Brunel Trail

Brunel Trail

The Brunel Trail takes visitors on a journey from Dawlish to Dawlish Warren with fascinating information boards along the way at ten to fifteen minute intervals. The Brunel Trail includes Lea Mount, Coryton Cove, the Viaduct, Coastguards and points at...
Historic Railway

Historic Railway

Dawlish station was opened by South Devon Railway on 30 March 1846 and was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The station initially only had one platform on the left side of the station. In 1873 the station was burnt down and the current station...
Manor House

Manor House

The Manor House was built circa 1811 and is the home of Dawlish Town Council. The fine Georgian building provides a tranquil oasis in the centre of Dawlish with the stunning back drop of the Manor Gardens. Over the past two years the Manor House has...
Museum

Museum

Dawlish Museum The Knowle Barton Terrace Dawlish Tel 01626 888557 Email: info@dawlishmuseum.co.uk Website:  www.devonmuseums.net/dawlish With 11 rooms over 3 floors the museum is most famous for its display of Piper Bill Millins ...
Teign Heritage Centre

Teign Heritage Centre

Teign Heritage Centre is full of the fascinating history of Teignmouth and Shaldon, from a mysterious shipwreck and the amazing story of naval hero Admiral Pellew, to local band Muse. A great day out… there’s something for everyone in our fantastic fami...
Teignmouth Heritage Trail

Teignmouth Heritage Trail

Follow the Teignmouth Heritage Trail to discover more points of interest in the town - look out for the yellow information boards for information on shipwrecks, battles, Brunel and more. Taking advantage of new technology the trail now incorporates...
Teignmouth Library

Teignmouth Library

Address: Fore Street Teignmouth Devon TQ14 8DY Tel:  01626 774646 Renewals : 0345 155 1001 Accessibility  Yes, via steep ramp at front (automatic doors) or shallow ramp at rear (ring bell for assistance). Car parking space sometimes available f...

 

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