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Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve

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Morning walks

I walk here every day when on holiday. Dogs are welcome up to groyne 9 in the off season. Beach is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Fresh air and exercise

Great to get our into the open fresh air, exhilerating! There is an information office but is only... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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“lovely walk”(14 reviews)
“bird hide”(7 reviews)
“sand dunes”(8 reviews)
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Dawlish Warren, Dawlish, England
+44 1626 863980
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All reviews lovely walk bird hide sand dunes wild flowers tranquil place bird watchers mud flats well behaved dogs wading birds sandy area bird life blue flag beach couple of hours car park walks blackberries flora
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I walk here every day when on holiday. Dogs are welcome up to groyne 9 in the off season. Beach is clean and sandy and plenty of boarded paths in nature reserve

Thank thedavister
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to get our into the open fresh air, exhilerating! There is an information office but is only open at weekends. We're birdwatchers so the hide was useful to get fairly close to the birds when the tide is high. Beware though as it's not...More

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is a brilliant nature reserve for walks and picnics. You can take your dog on a lead. The nature reserve hut has lots of information on the birds and flowers in the area. There are wild berries growing around, and it gives good shelter...More

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Kids love it its hidden out of the way and a great place if u want to have a relaxing walk and there is so much to see

Thank amanda b
Reviewed 25 September 2018

fantastic place to walk your dog and look at the lovely nature as you walk..we had a great time with our girl there

Thank johncrow2018
Reviewed 16 September 2018

On the way to dawlish beach, you may Co e across the sand dunes, if you’re lucky enough you may wander off the thoroughfare and spy some unspoilt marram grass dunes. Yes you can still hear the sea, seagulls and kids but mutedly. The nesting...More

Thank Mia H
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Beautiful little pot just behind a busy summer time beach, not explored much by most of the tourists. Very sandy so if you have limited mobility it is very hard going in places. But a nice place to chill out.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely scenic and peaceful place containing sand dunes, golden sandy beach, mud flats with wading birds, wild flowers, etc. Nice views of Exmouth over the very narrow mouth of the estuary. It's quite a walk to Warren Point though and can be tough going in...More

Thank CJOliver
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We've been coming to dawlish warren and dawlish town for years now, and we always walk through the reserve and search for wildlife, my children love to explore and the little centre is great to spend some time in and learn about the local wildlife...More

Thank Melon1789
Reviewed 9 August 2018

it is fantastic to have a place to explore, kids to run around in and be near the sea. It needs to have a few moved boardwalks, but is a natural place of beauty that needs to be preserved. The car park are needs to...More

Thank Dawn C
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29 January 2018|
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Response from Liz S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.... it’s sand dunes with some compacted paths. I didn’t go far because the weather was awful but involved going over a bit of sand dune to get to the path. Not sure if there’s another way in. I didn’t go as far as... More
hanah P
11 July 2017|
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Response from 972Keith | Reviewed this property |
I do not know as we visited in April. However, wouldn't expect the Reserve to be busy other than with June adult guests - the Warren Nature Reserve is not really suitable for pushchairs. The Warren itself comprises mainly... More