World famous celebrity visit’s Teignmouth

World famous celebrity visit’s Teignmouth

It’s always great to bring you a little history and this visitor certainly qualifies. Designed by Alexandre Paris and built in 1913 by the Albert Paumelle yard in Le Harve the Jolie Brise (Jolly Breeze) was a gaff-rigged pilot cutter. Somewhat different to the...
The Dawlish Myth

The Dawlish Myth

When the South Devon Railway Company ran the first service from Exeter to Teignmouth on the 30th May 1846, South West England took a huge step in securing a new connection to the rest of the Country. Brunel’s engineering brilliance put a main artery where few...
Dawlish Through The Ages Book

Dawlish Through The Ages Book

We are very happy to announce the publication of the book, Dawlish Through the Ages by David Force. We have been waiting for this book for a long time and are so glad it is now out to purchase. The book also includes history on Dawlish Warren, Starcross, The Exe...
The Birth of Dawlish Beach

The Birth of Dawlish Beach

In 2003 after retiring, my parents moved from the Midlands and as they wanted to be by the sea and the railway, Dawlish was top of the list. My Dad had worked on the railways for as long as I could remember, In fact, one of my first memories is going to work with my...