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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

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.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Quiet, relaxing

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Lakeside was a good size and had everything we needed for our stay, including an OS map of the area. It was lovely to arrive to complimentary scones, clotted cream, jam and wine, too! The location is easy to find - near enough to civilisation that a pub, Spar, petrol station and an honesty stand of local produce was easily within walking distance, but far enough away to feel we were nestled in the countryside. As we visited in January, we were lucky to have the site (almost) to ourselves, so the swimming pool etc was even more of a luxury. And there were no kids to turf us off the table football! The house has a plentiful supply of heaters and is very cosy. Lakeside overlooks a lawn and small woodland fishing lake. There's a boardwalk through the brook and marshy bits, but definitely take wellies or waterproofed walking boots if you want to explore that area. Some excellent bird-action for ornithologists too, although I'm not sure the fisherman would approve of the heron we spotted on day one! Disappointed we didn't see the horseshoe bats but we were out of season. If you go in the winter months, we suggest a torch as although the site has good lighting, there are inevitably some dark bits. This is a good location, within easy driving distance of Bigbury Bay, Slapton Sands, Hope Bay, Salcombe and Dartmoor. The agent was easily contactable and helpful when we needed a light fixed too. All in all a very nice Wintry stay. Thank you.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely place, had everything we needed and very relaxing.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Perfect for two young families to stay over the New Year period, all child friendly including stairs gates and excellent layout on the ground floor as all open plan. Highly recommend!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Very clean and tidy

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The property was modern ,all what you needed for your stay,quite area ,the pub was just around the corner for excellent meals,and other good shops,walking distance to the town and walks to the coast
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016