Things to do in and around Teignmouth

Teignmouth has all the attractions of a classic English seaside town. From its famous red sandy beach to pony trekking or walking on the moors, the 'Gem of South Devon' provides you with everything you could want from the perfect English seaside holiday.

The Grand Pier, Teignmouth

The splendid Victorian Grand Pier is one of Teigmouth's major attractions.

  • A wealth of traditional seaside amusements
  • Video games
  • Old-fashioned handle-pull fruit machines
  • Games and gamblers
  • Ten-pin bowling
  • Dance machine
  • Two man flight simulator
  • Children’s roller coaster
  • Pirate ship
  • Mini railway,
  • Audio controlled boating pool
  • Formula 1 children’s go-kart

The Grand Pier also has a:

  • Seated Coffee And Ice Cream Shop
  • Beach Shop

The Grand Pier is located adjacent to Teignmouth Town Beach, with:

  • Ample Parking
  • Toilets
  • All Areas Accessible To Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Beach Wheelchair Hire

Teignmouth Town Beach

Teignmouth Beach won the ENCAMS Quality Coast Award in 2009 and is a great place for all of the family, with its long beach, which is a mix of shingle and sand and breathtaking view out to sea.

As Teignmouth Beach encompasses a large area, there is also a:

  • Children’s Play Area
  • Adventure Golf
  • Tennis
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Canoeing

In the summer months there are also:

  • Deckchairs For Hire
  • RNLI Lifeguards
  • First Aid
  • Free Entertainment

Outdoor Activities

If you want to spend time outdoors and enjoy the beautiful sea air, then exploring Teignmouth and the surrounding areas should keep you busy, with:

  • Great Parks
  • Cliff Walks
  • Beautiful Lawns
  • Boats For Hire
  • Fishing Trips
  • Pedestrianised Shopping Areas

Days Out

For those who want to enjoy what we call destination days out, then there is something for all tastes:

  • Shaldon Wildlife Trust
  • Teignmouth & Shaldon Museum
  • Newton Abbot Museum
  • Prickly Ball Farm Park

Slightly further afield, but certainly worth a visit

If you want to go slightly further afield, then there are more great places nearby that are worth a visit:

  • Paignton Zoo In Dartmoor
  • The Historic City Of Exeter
  • Babbacombe Bay Beach
  • Babbacombe Model Village And Cliff Railway
  • Babbacombe Theatre

Special Offers

We have special promotions and themed breaks throughout the year at the Lauriston and across all Vision Hotels. Why not try our leisurely walking break in South Devon.

Teignmouth beach and pier

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