Teignmouth & Shaldon Holiday Cottages
Did you know...Teignmouth was a favourite resort with Victorians?
Teignmouth graces the north banks of the River Teign and has remained a favourite South Devon resort since the Victorian era. With timeless charm and sparkling coastal scenery, holiday cottages in Teignmouth and Shaldon are an ideal base for those on family getaways in this pretty part of South Devon. Teignmouth and Shaldon holidays offer all the fun of the shore in a sheltered yet well-connected part of the coast.
- Teignmouth is located on the River Teign
- Teignmouth and Shaldon are connected by ferry
- Teignmouth was the last area of England invaded by a foreign power
Teignmouth & Shaldon Tourist Information
Teignmouth is perfectly positioned on the coast of South Devon, not only does it provide plenty of seaside pursuits such as fishing, beaches and amusements, but it is also a great base from which to explore the surrounding area during a Teignmouth and Shaldon holiday. With Torquay and Paignton along the coast in one direction, and the city of Exeter just a short train journey in the other, there is plenty of opportunity to discover Devon.
Golfers will be in their element at Teignmouth Golf Club and the Shaldon Approach Golf Course, the views from this course enable golfers to absorb the area’s beauty while the focus on their game! Still a fishing port, Teignmouth has plenty of places to indulge in some fishing, or for those who prefer to relax in the water rather than beside it – the Lido open air seafront pool is fully heated.
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Teignmouth & Shaldon Family Attractions
Teignmouth offers a variety of exciting attractions for those on family holidays in Blue Chip’s Teignmouth holiday cottages. On days when the beach doesn’t beckon, choices include Teignmouth Museum, a small zoo in Shaldon, Prickly Ball Farm hedgehog hospital and many more.
Those who time their stay in Teignmouth during late July will experience the fun of the annual Teignmouth Carnival. Carnival week in Teignmouth is no small matter, and visitors will be treated to live music, family activities and lots of excitement during this week.
Beach Holidays in Teignmouth
Teignmouth Beach boasts long expanses of sand and shingle so there is always plenty of space for everyone. The recently-improved Victorian pier and many family amusements make Teignmouth Beach a family-friendly day out and a great place to relax in the fresh sea air. Rolling between Dawlish and the River Teign’s mouth, the beach is easily accessible for disabled visitors, and close to the town. Eagle-eyed sunbathers may even spot dolphins out at sea! If you fancy trying something new during your Teignmouth holiday, Teign Diving Centre offers diving training for all levels, by fully experienced staff.
Shaldon Beach is also a popular choice for those on family holidays in Shaldon and Teignmouth, with sand and shingle it benefits from breathtaking views of Teignmouth and even the occasional passing seal.
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Dog Friendly Holidays in Teignmouth & Shaldon
If you’re thinking of a dog friendly holiday, the Shaldon and Teignmouth holiday cottages available from Blue Chip Holidays include many which welcome your family pet along. Dogs are allowed on Teignmouth and Shaldon beaches, although they are restricted to certain areas throughout the summer months. The area’s scenic countryside and coastal walks offer plenty of possibilities for days out with your dog, and many of the local pubs will welcome them should you stop for a drink or a meal.
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