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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.

    Exceptional! 5/5
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    • 11 BR
    • 7 BA
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    House #8143954
    5
    Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
      • 2 BR
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 5
      Cottage #1859458
        • 4 BR
        • Separate Toilets
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #1970177
          • 2 BR
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #1858191
            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #1858655
              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cottage #1858664
                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Cottage #6816893
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Cottage #1858657
                    • 4 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 10
                    Cottage #1858656
                      • 4 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Cottage #1969281
                        • 4 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 8
                        Cottage #6891851
                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (23 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 3
                          Cottage #6561370
                          23
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (20 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Barn #6511932
                            20
                            Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                              (10 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
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                              Barn #1984892
                              10
                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (33 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #1070032
                                33
                                Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (15 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Cottage #8151986
                                  15
                                  Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (23 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 3
                                    Cottage #6476682
                                    23
                                    Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (41 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Cottage #68471
                                      41
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                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (15 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Mobile Home #6714319
                                        15
                                        Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (16 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Mobile Home #1900482
                                          16
                                          Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (11 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #8155426
                                            11
                                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (28 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #1944803
                                              28
                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cottage #6063187
                                                8
                                                Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (7 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Apartment #6541485
                                                  7
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                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Cottage #8153650
                                                    7
                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Cottage #6921623
                                                      6
                                                      Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (39 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        Barn #851169
                                                        39
                                                        Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (13 reviews)
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                                                          • 5 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                          House #1523737
                                                          13
                                                          Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (20 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                            Cottage #8133093
                                                            20
                                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (12 reviews)
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                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              Villa #1980562
                                                              12
                                                              Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (13 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Cottage #1709663
                                                                13
                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Bungalow #1796023
                                                                  10
                                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                    Apartment #8131471
                                                                    2
                                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 4 BA
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                                                                      Multiple rentals Cottage #8103766
                                                                      4
                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (19 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Cottage #8082877
                                                                        19
                                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                          (28 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          House #1889160
                                                                          28
                                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                            (27 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Cottage #6897
                                                                            27
                                                                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (11 reviews)
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                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                              Cottage #6113406
                                                                              11
                                                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                (11 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #6727370
                                                                                11
                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                  (8 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  House #459118
                                                                                  8
                                                                                  Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (30 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                    Apartment #8066582
                                                                                    30
                                                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (9 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #1902187
                                                                                      9
                                                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                        (13 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Cottage #8105142
                                                                                        13
                                                                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (6 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Bungalow #8152651
                                                                                          6
                                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            House #6543443
                                                                                            3
                                                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (44 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #1568411
                                                                                              44
                                                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (14 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cabin #1952869
                                                                                                14
                                                                                                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (12 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Caravan #1901041
                                                                                                  12
                                                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (11 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Cottage #8092475
                                                                                                    11
                                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #8132053
                                                                                                      6
                                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Newton Abbot Holiday Cottages & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great view, very close to the town, lovely owners

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      As per the title, this is a great, light and spacious property and I'd happy stay there again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      A wonderful relaxing holiday

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We loved spending a few days at Sheplegh, the area is lovely and accommodation is perfect, just right for a quiet few days relaxation. We hope to return again
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017