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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

                                                                                                      Great place, great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed here in February half term, 2 adults and 3 children. The cottage was just amazing, very spacious, comfortable, beautifully decorated and welcoming. Kids loved it. The little one was happily entertained exploring the cupboard full of toys in the evenings, when we were at the cottage The location was perfect, close to Torquay and Dartmouth. We only stay for three days so we did not have enough time to do not even a quarter of the different places that were suggested in the welcoming folder. But for whatever reason we end up visiting Greenway, Agatha Christie's summer house, which is just very close to Dartmouth, taking the ferry. It was just lovely, the endless garden and the views. We have left the brochure close to your welcoming folder. Thank you very much, we really hope to go back.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Excellent location, immaculately presented

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A lovely cottage with everything needed for a holiday. Really good location and parking. Would stay again
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Perfect

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Spotlessly clean, we found it warm, comfortable and spacious. We cooked from fresh (mostly local produce) most nights with no problem - facilities were great. The view from the property is lovely and everything as advertised. We hope to return sometime maybe with family as there was plenty of room. However, the peace and quiet was perfect for just the two of us. Paul was very helpful and available close by - we had no cause to call on him during our stay as everything was perfect. We chose this property because we wanted somewhere that would be lovely to stay inside if the weather was poor. The weather was mostly fine though so we went for many walks locally and on the nearby moors. We explored the local coast, towns and villages which are beautiful - a great base for exploring the area.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016