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Dawlish Museum

The Dawlish Museum collections are held at Knowle House originally built as a gentleman's residence in 1805. It now houses various collections donated by the people of Dawlish. Collections include Victoriana, Nature Sciences, War, Local Industries and Crafts.

Dawlish Museum

Dawlish Warren

Dawlish Warren has a range of attractions for those interested in seaside resort entertainment. There are two main amusement arcades with the latest in video games and gambling machines. The miniature fairground provides further entertainment including, slides, dodgems and Grand Prix Go-Kart Racing. The Sun Burnt Arms at the entrance to the main entertainments area of the resort offers a relaxing public house environment with excellent food, Beer and huge garden.

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Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve

The Nature Reserve hosts a range of wildlife, in particular birds and rare flora and is open to the general public. There is suitable access for wheelchairs and pushchairs as far as the Visitor Centre. The most convenient route to use for wheelchairs is along the promenade. A boardwalk at the north-east end of the promenade provides access to the Visitor Centre.

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Ashcombe Adventure Centre

The Ashcombe Adventure Centre is a purpose built outdoor entertainment site set in over 2000 acres of countryside. It holds a range of activities to suit all ages, including shooting, archery, fishing and paintball. A variety of games aimed at both those looking for fun and those wanting to improve leadership or team building skills are available including Bunker Attack, Mission Impossible, VIP, Hostage Rescue and Crashed Plane.

Ashcombe Adventure

Powderham Castle

Built over 600 years ago, Powderham Castle is the historic home of the Earl of Devon. The Castle is still lived in by the Courtenay family and is one of England's best known Stately Homes. The Castle lies in a beautiful setting in an ancient deer park alongside the River Exe and is at the centre of a large traditional estate of about 4,000 acres. The Castle is open to the public between Easter and October and holds many events including music shows with big names such as Elton John, Westlife and Busted.

Powderham Castle