Dawlish

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Dawlish
Dawlish 2.jpg
The seafront at Dawlish
Population 12,819 (2001)
OS grid reference SX963767
Civil parish
  • Dawlish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DAWLISH
Postcode district EX7
Dialling code 01626
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South 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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