Teignmouth has been a popular seaside resort since Regency times with wide sandy beaches and a Victorian pier. Across the River Teign lies the picturesque Georgian village of Shaldon, 1¼ miles from the station over the bridge, by bus (see Labrador Bay below) or by passenger ferry. Teignmouth is pronounced 'Tin-muth'.
TI The Den, Sea Front. Tel. 01626 215666.
If you plan to book a self-catering cottage in the countryside or a small village check the location carefully and remember to plan your grocery shopping.
Displays on local history including a Victorian bathing machine. Exhibitions programme. Tel. 01626 777041.
Open Apr-Oct, TWThFS 1000-1630, Sun 1200-1630.
This coastal reserve is managed to protect rare cirl buntings. There are stunning coastal views from the cliff tops.
Nature trails, some paths are steep and challenging in places. Beware of unfenced cliff top paths and keep well away from the edge.
Open at all times
Bus 22 from Sea View Diner to Deane Lane, shortly after the Labrador Bay RSPB car park (there's no marked stop) then through a gate onto the Nature Reserve path. Wait for the return bus near Deane Lane as shown on the map, there's no marked stop. Note that there is no safe place for the bus to stop near the car park entrance. Daily, hourly, 12 minutes journey. Operated by Stagecoach.
A life-size replica Victorian street with over twenty shops and period rooms. Steam engine.
Model railways. Tearoom.
Open Daily 1000-1800 (1600 Nov-Feb). Last admission 1 hour before closing.
Bus 22 from Sea View Diner to Bygones in St Marychurch, Chilcote Memorial near Bygones. Daily, hourly, 25 minutes journey. Buses also operate from Torquay.
Hundreds of 1/12th scale models, landmarks and humourous animated scenes. Model railway.
Open Daily from 1030, closing time varies, please see website.
Bus as Bygones above then a short walk (follow signs).