Newton Abbot Curiosities

    1. Jay's Grave - Dartmoor

      It is said that in the late eighteenth century, 1790 some say,  an orphaned baby was taken into the Poor House at Newton Abbot. The little girl was named, as was the custom, with a surname beginning with whatever letter the...

    2. Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association

      Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association UK Registered Charity Number: 270675The aim of The Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association is to promote this fascinating craft and to encourage best practice.Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association (NABKA) is...

    3. St Leonard's Tower

      In the Centre of Newton Abbot stands the ancient tower of St Leonard or "The Clock Tower" as it has now more commonly known as by locals. It is thought that building work for the Church started in about 1220 when there is...

    4. Twin Towns Of Newton Abbot

      What are Twin Towns?Town-Twinning was developed in Europe after the Second World War.  It was set up as a way to bring European people into a closer understanding of each other and to promote cross-border projects of mutual benefit....