Dawlish

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Dawlish
Dawlish 2.jpg
The seafront at Dawlish
Population12,819 (2001)
OS grid referenceSX963767
Civil parish
  • Dawlish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDAWLISH
Postcode districtEX7
Dialling code01626
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireDevon and Somerset
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Devon

Dawlish (pronounced /ˈdɔːlɪʃ/) is a town on the south coast of Devon, South West England. It is 12 miles from the County town of Exeter. The town has a population of around 13,000 people. During the eighteenth century, it grew from a small fishing port to become a well-known seaside resort.

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