Teignmouth, The Gem of South Devon

Teignmouth, the 'Gem of South Devon', offers all you need for a relaxing break in a tranquil setting. Within this friendly historical seaside town you will find an abundance of characterful pubs, local art galleries, craft shops and restaurants of all specialities. Being a maritime centre, those looking for boating, fishing and diving facilities are well catered for. See links below for further information.

Keats House is named after the great English romantic poet John Keats, who lived in the property in 1818, where he worked on his epic poem Endymion in that year.

The Teignmouth Carnival, Folk & Jazz festivals are hugely popular events, taking place in June, July & November. Visitors may also wish to explore the city of Exeter with its wealth of culture and shopping facilities, being only 15 miles away, a short & scenic railway journey from Teignmouth. Dartmoor & Exmoor are both within easy travelling distance by car. Across the estuary lies the quaint village of Shaldon, which is accessed by a foot passenger ferry from Teignmouth river beach.

Useful links

Nearest Pub

Sea Sports


Tourist Information


Dartmouth Steam Railway

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