Seaside fun in Teignmouth
With long sandy beaches, a Victorian pier and delicious fresh seafood, Teignmouth is a delightful seaside town to visit. It sits at the mouth of the River Teign on the South Devon coast Near Torquay, and is surrounded by lush countryside. For families, as well as the beach, there’s a lido, play park, crazy golf and amusement arcades on the promenade. Watersports come in the form of kayaking, paddle boarding and coasteering, an adrenaline-fuelled activity that involves jumping from cliffs.
Culinary pleasures on the Taste of Teign food trail
Visit the town’s gastronomic delights on a self-guided culinary journey of discovery. Go in search of the Teign Estuary’s famous mussel and oyster beds, sip cider at Milltop Orchard and pick fresh berries at Shute Fruit to make your own jams. The trail also takes in Old Walls, the country’s steepest vineyard, and microbreweries that churn out craft beers and real ales.
Wildlife and adventure on Dartmoor
You’re perfectly placed for exploring the wilderness of Dartmoor National Park here. Ponies wander the moor, and there are loads of opportunities to spot other wildlife, including otters and dormice. Thrillseekers can have a go at rock climbing, canoeing and mountain biking. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Teignmouth? Travelodge Torquay Hotel is around a 15-minute drive from the town. Slightly further afield is Travelodge Paignton Seafront Hotel.