Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of Newton Abbot

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Newton Abbot. Renowned for its bars, cheese shops and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Dartmoor and Babbacombe Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Newton Abbot

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Newton Abbot a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • S W Coast Path (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Living Coasts (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Northbrook Approach Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newton Abbot

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newton Abbot is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bellever Tor (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Dartmoor National Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Dartmoor (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Grand Pier (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Dawlish Lawn (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Dawlish Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Newton Abbot

Fly into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.2 mi (27.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Newton Abbot Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Newton Abbot?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,381 holiday lettings around Newton Abbot. From 612 cabins to 612 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newton Abbot? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Newton Abbot. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Newton Abbot Station: 2,426 holiday lettings
  • Hope Cove Beach: 2,131 holiday lettings
  • Burgh Island: 2,206 holiday lettings
  • Blackpool Sands: 2,544 holiday lettings
  • Berry Head: 2,548 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newton Abbot listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Newton Abbot?

Yes, of course. offers 612 Cabins in Newton Abbot. Our other popular types of Newton Abbot holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 612 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 382 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 253 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newton Abbot?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 159 holiday homes with pool available in Newton Abbot. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.