Newton Abbot Attractions

The best attractions in Newton Abbot & Surrounding areas are listed below.

From Heritage & History to Family Attractions, Houses & Castles to Open Gardens, Crafts to Pottery, Boat Rides to Animals and shopping to serene Tea Houses. You are sure to find something to suit everyones needs.

    1. Babbacombe Model Village

      Take time out from the hustle and bustle of every day life and feel on top of the world as you see it recreated in miniature. Thousands of miniature buildings, people and vehicles capture the essence of England's past, present and...

    2. Becky Falls

      BECKY FALLSBecky Falls is approx 10 miles from Newton Abbot, 4 miles west of Bovey Tracey, well sign posted from main roads. It combines the lovely falls with nature trails ranging from easy to walk for the not so energetic and great for...

    3. Buckfast Abbey

      Since the middle ages, monks have always supported themselves and lived self-sufficiently.  Since returning to Buckfast, the monks have produced their own food and made different wares for sale.  Originally produced as a...

    4. Canonteign Falls

      CANONTEIGN FALLSCanonteign Falls is approx 6-7 miles from Newton Abbot on the B3193 off the Chudleigh road.  Situated inside Dartmoor National Park.  Canonteign is home to England’s highest waterfall with an almost...

    5. China Blue Ceramic Studio

      Treat yourself to a creative experience at China Blue’s ceramic studio - the largest of its kind in the South West! China Blue is the ALL weather attraction the whole family will enjoy!Have fun designing your own ceramics from the...

    6. Cockington

      No visit to the South West is complete without a visit to Cockington.Known the world over, the famous thatched, Domesday Book Village nestles deep within a hidden valley right in the heart of Torbay.Steeping back in time, the Village is...

    7. Dartmoor Otters & Buckfast Butterflies

      The Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary offers a great, enjoyable, otter and butterfly educational experience. Otter SanctuaryThis sanctuary has been set up with both the intention to provide the otters with the best...

    8. Decoy Country Park

      Decoy Country ParkDecoy Country Park is located on the edge of Newton Abbot and was first created in 1988.  It is thought that Decoy was named after an earlier lake at which ducks were lured into a 'decoy' and then caught and killed...

    9. Dinosaur World

      Torquay's Dinosaur World is a brand new and exciting visitor attraction exploring the lives of the most amazing creatures to walk the earth and the worlds in which they lived.This is an experience you’ve never had before - we've...

    10. House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass

      HOUSE OF MARBLESLeave Newton Abbot and head for Bovey Tracey (A382) and Pottery Road is where you will find  House of  Marbles.  Admission and parking is free, so there’s a great start!See the largest collection of...

    11. Living Coasts

      Take a journey around the coasts of the world where amazing plants and animals live life on the edge. At Living Coasts, you'll see birds and mammals in specially-designed naturalistic habitats. With outdoor and indoor exhibits, there's...

    12. Orchid Paradise

      Orchid Paradise is on the A382 between Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey, look for the brown tourist signs at Forches Cross. Run by the Rittershausen family for 3 generations, this is an award winning centre which attends shows all over the...

    13. Paignton Zoo

      Paignton Zoo is home to thousands of amazing animals and plants. Visit the desert, cross the savannah, explore the forest and trek through the tropics. Use your senses to discover the wild world: look around, listen out - you’ll...

    14. The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

      THE DEVON GUILD OF CRAFTSMENThe Devon Guild of Craftsmen is the largest contemporary crafts centre in the South West, exhibiting and selling fine hand-made craft items made by over 240 Members based in the region. The Guild supports its...

    15. The Devon Wildlife Centre And Hospital

      The Devon Wildlife Centre And Hospital is a New centre of excellence for the care and rehabilitation of sick, orphaned and injured wildlife, it is not a zoo. There are some residents, mainly orphans reared here and animals unsuitable to...

    16. Trago Mills

      Trago Mills is approx 3 miles from Newton Abbot on the Bovey Tracey road from Newton Abbot (A382).  Trago offers discount shopping and a leisure park where the children will find among other activities Supakarts, bumper boats,...

    17. Tuckers Maltings

      Tucker’s Maltings situated in Newton Abbot opened for business on Monday 5th November in 1900.  The site for the Maltings in Newton Abbot was selected by John Parnell Tucker who was the eldest son to Edwin Tucker. Edwin...