Grab Your Bucket And Spade, We’re Off To The Beach
25 July 2017
Golden sand for as far as the eye can see. Thanks to the beach management works, this incredibly popular and iconic South Devon beach has received a long overdue face lift – much to the delight of Cofton’s visitors! A trip to the beach is an essential feature of any Devon holiday, and you’ll soon see for yourself why Dawlish Warren Beach is rated so highly with our visitors, and the 2017 improvements have only added to its desirability. We’re lucky to have so many awesome beaches in Devon, but in our opinion Dawlish Warren is the biggest and bestest!
However, it’s more than just a sandy haven for tourists. The adjoining Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve comprising of the beach, sand dunes and mudflats is an important habitat for rare species of birds, insects, and flowers. Keep your eyes open and you might spot a Dunlin, some Brent Geese or Common Centaury!
Human creature comforts are plentiful; with Funder Park theme park and pleasure ground (complete with Pirate Ship, Go Karts, and Super Slides!), trader outlets to keep you occupied until you spot the famous amusements and arcades! Who will turn their pot of change into a prize?!
If you’ve resisted the sumptuous smell of fish and chips this long, well done, but who are you kidding?! No day at the seaside will be complete without the deliciously warm and fluffy potatoes and their crispy fishy friend. Perhaps you also deserve a refreshing mint choc chip ice cream and flake to round it off…
After that delicious pit stop you may feel the need to burn off some calories with a sandy stroll. Some of you may fancy indulging their explorer instincts and venturing past Groyne 9 and looking for the secluded back beach. The stunning Exe Estuary paints a perfect picture, with small boats and ferries occasionally drifting across your canvas.
Dawlish Warren beach is just a 25 minute walk from Cofton, and there’s also two pay and display car parks if you’re taking down all the beach essentials! Dawlish Warren beach is lifeguarded when the flags are flying, but only up to Groyne 3. No dogs are allowed onto the beach between 1st April and 30th September, and outside of that time they must be kept on a lead at all times.
Some of your kind words...
We have had a wonderful experience, the site is very clean, ALL the staff were friendly and helpful especially the bar supervisor, entertainment was second to none, we'll 100% return...
The Warren Family
I just want to say how impressed my fellow Motorhomers and Caravaners were with the welcome and service we received during our stay. Staff in the office were polite and helpful at all times. Scott the restaurant manager was most accommodating when I enquired about reserving space for 25 to 30 of us for lunch after a walk. The service in the restaurant was speedy the food hot and varied. We were very pleased with the standards. Staff in the restaurant were cheerful and polite and helped make our meal most enjoyable. We had such a good time that we will be returning again next year for our Xmas Rally.
The best holiday park we've been to in our motorhome. Our children aged 2 and 4 loved it. Great facilities, entertainment and activities in one of the best parts of Devon!
Delicious fish and chips, friendly and helpful staff and delightful woodland.
Suze - Cornwall
Good location and dog walking, we'll be back and it can't come quick enough.
David - Portsmouth.
Loved the Zumba class! Can't wait to come back!
Elise - Exeter.
A* facilities, always very clean. The pool and food offer great value for money!
Stayed in Honeysuckle Cottage, stunning views over the Exe Estuary.. fantastic place for a family holiday
Ian - Australia.
My little girls aged 2,3 and 5 loved the entertainment.. all they can remember is fun, fun and more fun!
Anonymous - Cheshire.
Quiet and relaxing in a stunning location.. Can't wait to return
Ethan R, Burnham-on-Sea
We usually camp 3 times a year and hire a caravan after the Christmas break at Cofton, and will continue to do so. We thoroughly recommend staying there. Great for families or just the 2 of you.
Jilly B, Cheltenham
Go for swimming and food at this fabulous holiday camp... facilities A-star so clean and just great value for money would defo use over and over again which I do.... I'm a regular visitor. Dip and dine always good option as the food and snacks are fantastic in the bar cafe area near swimming pool!
Excellent toilet block and lovely hot showers. The on site pub was spot on with really friendly staff..
Joan L, Bromsgrove
The superbly equipped Woodside Cottage was beautifully clean with a fantastic Hot Tub. Waking up to horses and cows in the rear field.. stunning!
So friendly and clean, it’s a home from home and we couldn’t go a year with a visit!
Bernice Procter, Swindon
I always pay a visit to Amelia's Pantry, you can just Relax, Indulge and Enjoy!
‘Wonderful facilities, especially the swimming pools! In a lovely setting, for us it is simply the best campsite we have found.’
Margaret Hayes, Leeds
We have been coming to Cofton since 2009 and have stayed at least 12 times. We love everything about Cofton: the location and scenery in and around the park, the quality and cleanliness of accommodation, the friendly welcoming atmosphere; Everything about Cofton is great!
Ethan Robinson, Somerset
‘Dog walks, cycling, lovely country pubs… It suits our every need’
Kay Hancock, Bristol