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Is Dawlish Warren to Become the Next Devon Seaside Town to Get a Big Wheel?

Is Dawlish Warren to Become the next Devon Seaside town to get a Big Wheel? Exciting plans have recently been submitted to create a new 34-metre-high observation wheel at Dawlish Warren.

A wild day out for Spring

Number 3 in "Wild Days out for Spring" feature! Times correspondent Christopher Somerville picks Dawlish Warren as a favourite place to see ancient dunes and rare wild flowers in his article on 13/4/2013.

Steam trains at Dawlish Warren

Terrific film showing the steam trains at Dawlish Warren and Dawlish along the sea wall - Titan the Robot even makes an appearance!!

Are you a Great Westerner?

Have you seen the latest First Great Western Railway TV ad? 61 seconds of the Westcountry filmed for your enjoyment, served by their Rail network.

Titan the Robot to visit Dawlish Warren - Wednesday August 15th

Titan the Robot - 8 feet of steaming robotic loveliness comes to Dawlish Warren this August 15th. Titan the Robot is quite literally the biggest entertainer on the planet so make sure you put the date in your diary now!

Dawlish Jubilee Week

Visitors and residents enjoyed Dawlish town's week long Jubilee celebrations. The varying weather did it's best to stop the fun but the Great British Spirit prevailed most of the time!

Behind the beach at Dawlish Warren

Behind the beach at Dawlish Warren lies one of the most important wildlife sites in Devon... Read all about it... courtesy of Devon Life magazine.

Shackleton works on soundtrack for Devon railways

Shackleton and Vengeance are set to go on a "sonic journey" starting on April 8th and finishing on August 31st. The route takes them through South Devon on the First Great Western mainline (starting at Dawlish Warren Railway Station), and North Devon on the Tarka line (starting at Portsmouth Arms Railway Station).

Birdwatching on the Exe Estuary

Stumbled across this great article in an old issue of the Daily Telegraph - not really "Latest News" but still a very worthy news item!

Great little rail journey between Dawlish Warren and Teignmouth

The railway journey from Dawlish Warren to Teignmouth was featured in the "Something to declare" section of The Independent on Satuday newspaper travel supplement on saturday 19th February. The seawall line is a mecca for rail enthusiats who flock here every year to take pictures and enjoy the regular steam passes in the summer months. " costs £3 a bargain for one of the great little railway journeys of Britain"... Read more here.