Where to stay around Newton Abbot?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,169 holiday lettings near Newton Abbot. From 486 cottages to 293 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newton Abbot is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newton Abbot?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Newton Abbot. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Devon Cliffs: 1,662 holiday lettings
  • Babbacombe Beach: 1,889 holiday lettings
  • Blackpool Sands: 1,805 holiday lettings
  • Goodrington Sands Beach: 2,032 holiday lettings
  • Devon's Crealy Adventure Park: 1,379 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newton Abbot listed on HomeAway 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 cottages in Newton Abbot?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 486 cottages in Newton Abbot. Our other popular types of Newton Abbot holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 293 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 277 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 33 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows 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 89 holiday homes with pool available in Newton Abbot. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Newton Abbot, Devon your home away from home

    Newton Abbot is close to the Dartmoor National Park in South Devon. The town enjoys its historic past and often organizes Victorian evenings, a Town Criers’ Championships and a Cheese and Onion Fayre among other interesting events. The town is centred on St Leonard’s Tower, which is all that is left of the 14th century church.

    The town has had several royal visitors including Charles I in 1625 and William of Orange. The River Lemon runs through the delightful town which has a collection of local shops, bakeries and banks.

    Things to Do in Newton Abbot, Devon Go to the Races

    Newton Abbot is famous for its summer racecourse which hosts National Hunt racing. It provides a fun day out, especially with a small wager on the runners.

    Visit the Local Museum

    Those interested in local history will find the local museum at Newton Abbot gives an insight into how the town developed over the centuries. Exhibits include Aller Vale pottery, oil paintings, and artifacts from the Great Western Railway.

    Play Golf

    There are several golf courses near Newton Abbot including the Hele Park Golf Club, the Newton Abbot Golf Club and the Dainton Park Golf Club, all within 2 miles of your Newton Abbot holiday home rental.

    Places to Visit Near Newton Abbot, Devon Becky Falls

    Becky Falls is Devon’s top beauty spot and is very family orientated. As well as the spectacular falls in the river valley there are animal attractions and an indoor theatre where shows are held daily.

    Bradley Manor

    This delightful 13th century manor house is set in a secluded woodland setting. Its impressive Great Hall still has the royal coat of arms of Elizabeth I and is now maintained by the National Trust.


    Exeter is worthy of a full day trip and is about 18 miles from your Newton Abbot holiday rental. Take a guided walking tour of the city to learn the history behind the old buildings, explore the ancient Cathedral founded in 1050 and the beautiful Guildhall which is the oldest municipal building still in use in England.

    Weather in Newton Abbot, Devon

    Located in the West Country, the area around Newton Abbot generally has mild winters and reasonably warm, sunny summers with occasional showers. Average daily high temperatures throughout the year range from 9-21°C (48-70°F) with the heaviest rain showers between October and January, particularly on high ground.

    Travel to Newton Abbot, Devon

    The best way to get to Newton Abbot is by train or to drive. Follow the M5 south to Exeter then take the scenic A38 towards Newton Abbot.

    Newton Abbot has its own railway station or use Teignmouth Station 5 miles away. Exeter Airport also has regular flights from around the UK and is 16 miles from your holiday cottage at Newton Abbot.