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Updated: 22nd March 2021

24 FREE Things To Do in and around Dawlish Warren

 

IMPORTANT! 22 March 2021: The events list below is published in good faith based on the respective events' media output - it will be updated over the next couple of months as other dates are confirmed, etc.  VERY IMPORTANT!  Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic nearly everything on this page could be POSTPONED or CANCELLED - please check by "Googling" the event to see if it is still going ahead.


 

Shown below are some of the many events you can expect to find taking place within 30 minutes drive of Leadstone Camping. Every care has been taken to ensure it’s accuracy so hopefully it is!  As new events become publicised we will try and keep this list up to date – if in doubt please contact the local Tourist Information Centres:

Dawlish (T) 01626 215665 Email: dawtic@teignbridge.gov.uk

Teignmouth (T) 01626 215666 Email: teigntic@teignbridge.gov.uk

VisitSouthDevon.co.uk also has a list of events you may wish to visit (Opens a new window)

Steam Train fans!! They will be running again this summer.

June - July - August - September

Nature Reserve
::  Powderham Castle

Newton Abbot Racecourse (home to many events)


MARCH 2021 - VERY IMPORTANT! Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic nearly everything on this page could be POSTPONED or CANCELLED - please check by "Googling" the event to see if it is still going ahead.

  "NR" = Nature Reserve/Ranger Events

  • 26 - Wednesday - Newton Abbot - National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse
  • 29 – Saturday - Newton Abbot – Boat Jumble at the Racecourse
  • 29 – Saturday - Steam train passe through Warren (Tornado!)
JUNE 2021 - VERY IMPORTANT! Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic nearly everything on this page could be POSTPONED or CANCELLED - please check by "Googling" the event to see if it is still going ahead.

  "NR" = Nature Reserve

  • 2 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 3 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 5 - Saturday - Newton Abbot - Wellbeing Show at the Racecourse
  • 6 - Sunday - Steam train passes through
  • 9 - Wednesday - Steam train passes through
  • 9 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 10 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 11 - Friday - Newton Abbot - National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse. (EVENING)
  • 11 - 12 – Fri/Sat – Powderham - Toby Bucklands's Garden festival
  • 13 - Sunday - Steam train passes through
  • 16 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 17 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 20 - Sun - Newton Abbot – Dartmoor Classic cycle race
  • 20 - Sunday - Steam train passes through
  • 21 – Monday - Newton Abbot - National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse
  • 22 – Tuesday - Newton Abbot - National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse (EVENING)
  • 23 - Wednesday - Steam train passes through
  • 23 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 24 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 24 - 27 – Thurs / Sun – Shaldon festival (Classical)
  • 26 – Saturday - Newton Abbot – Antiques & Collectables at the Racecourse
  • 27 - Sunday - Steam train passes through
  • 30 - Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
JULY 2021 - VERY IMPORTANT! Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic nearly everything on this page could be POSTPONED or CANCELLED - please check by "Googling" the event to see if it is still going ahead.

 

    "NR" = Nature Reserve

  • 1 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 2 - Friday - Newton Abbot - National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse
  • 2 - 4 – Fri/Sun-Totnes – South Devon Railway "Day out with Thomas" weekend
  • 3 - Saturday – Powderham Castle– Lets Rock Exeter concert (80s themed)
  • 3 - Saturday - Teignmouth - Airshow weekend
  • 6 - Tuesday – Powderham Castle – Bryan Adams
  • 7 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til eveningl
  • 8 - Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 9 – Friday – Powderham Castle – Michael Buble
  • 11 - Sunday - Steam train passes through
  • 12 - Monday - Newton Abbot - National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse
  • 14 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 15 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 17 - Saturday - SnookyFest live music festival at Warren Farm, 10am - 10pm
  • 18 - Sunday - Newton Abbot - National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse
  • 21 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 22 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 24 - 31 – Teignmouth Carnival Week
  • 26 - Monday - Newton Abbot - National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse
  • 28 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 29 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 31 - Saturday - Newton Abbot - Antiques and Collectables at the Racecourse
AUGUST 2021 - VERY IMPORTANT! Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic nearly everything on this page could be POSTPONED or CANCELLED - please check by "Googling" the event to see if it is still going ahead.

 

    "NR" = Nature Reserve

  • 1 - Sunday - Steam train passes through
  • 1 - 8 – Teignmouth regatta, events based on the Beach and Water (TBC)
  • 4 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 5 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 7 – Saturday – Shaldon – Water Carnival
  • 7 – Saturday - Newton Abbot - Country Show at the Racecourse
  • 11 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 12 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 12 – Thursday - Newton Abbot Racecourse– The Greatest Showman Sing-along - outdoor cinema
  • 13 – Friday - Newton Abbot Racecourse– Grease Sing-along - outdoor cinema
  • 13 – Friday – Powderham Castle – UB40
  • 14 – Saturday – Powderham Castle – Comedy in the Park - John Bishop, etc
  • 14 – 20 - DAWLISH CELEBRATES CARNIVAL WEEK - Facebook HERE
  • 18 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 19 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 19 - Thursday - Fireworks spectacular - free to attend on the Green TBC
  • 21 – Saturday - Newton Abbot – National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse
  • 22 – 30 – Shaldon Regatta – fun on the beach and water
  • 25 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 26 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 1-4pm
  • 26 - 29 - Thurs/Sun - Powderham - Bear Grylls "Gone Wild Festival"
  • 29 – Sunday – Steam train passes through (Dawlish Warren)
  • 29 - Sunday - Newton Abbot – Torbay Amateur Radio Show at the Racecourse
  • 30 – Monday – Lustleigh – excellent traditional 1 day village show
  • 31 - Tuesday - Newton Abbot – National Hunt Racing at the Racecourse EVENING
SEPTEMBER 2021 - VERY IMPORTANT! Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic nearly everything on this page could be POSTPONED or CANCELLED - please check by "Googling" the event to see if it is still going ahead.
  • 1 – Wednesday - Shaldon "1785" themed craft day from 10am til evening
  • 2 – Thursday – Car boot sale at Warren Farm, Warren Road. 3-6pm
Additional Events

Charity Fetes/Displays

In addition to the above list of events there is usually a charity Fete or display on the "Lawn" in Dawlish, or on "The Den" in Teignmouth every Saturday or Sunday during July and August.

Car Boot Sales

In addition to the "Big One" at the Racecourse in Newton Abbot there is a "local "Boot":

Every Thursday at 1pm-4pm or thereabouts, just around the corner from us - 5 minutes walk towards Dawlish!

Dawlish Airshow 2008 - video highlights


Guided Walks on the Warren Nature Reserve

Phone  01626 863980 or see the Ranger Events page, for further details (Look for Dawlish Warren events)

Enjoy a walk along this beautiful coastal Nature Reserve. All walks are led by Reserve Wardens who will tell you about the Warren’s wildlife and history, and help you to see the estuary’s famous bird life.

2021 DATES

Listed above as "NR" - when published

More info:

Teignbridge District Council website - look for Dawlish warren events

Dawlish Warren Tourism website

Call 01626 863980 or call in at he Nature Reserve Visitor centre for details.

Essential Information!
No need to book – just turn up on the day
Fees: Some are FREE, some are a small charge up to £4
Walks last up to 2h 30minutes
Sorry, no dogs
Some binoculars are available to borrow
Wear stout footwear and suitable clothing for the weather – some walking on soft sand.

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