Newton Abbot Races: Enjoy horse racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse, which hosts various racing events throughout the year. Flock here throughout the year to experience the electricity of a horse race!
Decoy Country Park: A beautiful park featuring woodland, lakes, nature trails, and a children’s play area, perfect for a leisurely walk or a picnic. This spot is ideal for family days out, or leisurely strolls with your dog and hand in hand with your partner.
Trago Mills: If you’d prefer a little bit of retail therapy, Trago Mills is a large shopping complex offering retail therapy, restaurants, a garden centre, and family-friendly activities.
Stover Country Park: Another fantastic opportunity to get out and about and explore nature trails, woodlands, and a lake while observing wildlife in a truly gorgeous and tranquil setting.
Newton Abbot Town Centre: Of course, while in Newton Abott, you’ll also have to wander around the charming town centre for shopping, cafes, and historic buildings like St. Leonard’s Clock Tower.
Teignmouth and Shaldon: These nearby coastal towns offer beaches, seaside walks, and various water activities, should you wish to explore more of the South while visiting lovely Newton Abbot.
Bradley Manor: Another striking area of exploration in Newton Abbot is a National Trust property with stunning gardens and a historic house to explore.
Hackney Marshes: Ideal for nature walks, birdwatching, and enjoying the peaceful surroundings.
Railway History at Newton Abbot: Visit the historic railway station, known for its Victorian architecture and its significance in railway history.
South Devon Railway: Take a nostalgic steam train ride from Buckfastleigh to Totnes, passing through picturesque countryside.
Canonteign Falls: Not too far away, Canonteign Falls boasts the highest waterfall in England. Enjoy nature walks and stunning views.
Go Ape Haldon Forest Park: Located nearby, it offers adventurous activities like zip-lining and treetop adventures.
Dartmoor National Park: Newton Abbot is close to Dartmoor, so consider exploring the national park for hiking, cycling, and beautiful landscapes.
Local Markets: Check out local markets like Newton Abbot Indoor Market and the Farmers Market for fresh produce and unique finds.