Newton Abbot Good days out

    1. Ashburton Museum

      The Ashburton Museum is located in the centre of the town, next to Lloyds Bank.The Museum has exhibitions of Dartmoor artefacts, local history and geology, posters, documents and Ashburton Worthies. It also includes the Paul Endacott...

    2. Ashcombe Adventure Centre

      ASHCOMBE ADVENTURE CENTRE is just off the A380 between Newton Abbot and Exeter. The Centre offers days of excitement and adventure for the family, companies taking staff team building or even for those looking for something different for...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. Dartmoor Prison Museum

      Unique for being the only museum owned by H.M Prison Service that is open to the public.  Dartmoor Prison Museum provides an interesting insight to prison life in Dartmoor both past and present.Opening Hours:Mon-Thurs & Sat:...

    10. Dartrock Climbing Centre

      Dartrock Climbing Centre is the home of indoor rock climbing in devon with walls to suit everyone.Minutes from the A38, and a short drive from Exeter, Plymouth or Torbay.* Leading on all routes* Extensive Top Roping* Bouldering*...

    11. Dawlish Museum

      Knowle House was built as a gentleman's residence in 1805. It now houses various collections donated by the people of Dawlish. These collections include:·         Victoriana, Militaria,...

    12. Dawlish Warren

      DAWLISH WARREN NATURE RESERVEThe nature reserve at Dawlish Warren extends for 500 acres and is located on a long sand spit at the mouth of the River Exe. The sand spit is home to many species of wildlife. The spit is a combination of...

    13. 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...

    14. Devon Leisure Off Road Activities

      Situated in the picturesque surrounding of South Devon, we have around 12 miles of woodland tracks which you will be taken around by our fully trained and experienced instructors. Here at Devon Leisure we pay meticulous attention to...

    15. Devonia Sheepskins & Visitor Centre

      The Oldest working Tannery in the World.Devonia Sheepskins have been produced in the small town of buckfastleigh on the edge of the small town of Buckfastleigh on the edge of Dartmoor, in Devon, for some 200 years.  The tannery has...

    16. 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...

    17. HUMARYN SHETLAND PONY RIDES

      Rides For:   * School & Village Fetes & Fayres * Horse & Pony Shows * Agricultural Shows * Companion Shows   Pony Rides for children aged 2-12 years depending on thier height and weight held at Haldon...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. Newton Abbot Town & GWR Museum

      THE MUSEUM IS NOW CLOSED AND will re-open with a new exhibition on 7th March 2012 on celebrating Newton Abbot's Sporting life. Atmospheric Carriage ModelThe museum has a model of an atmospheric carriage of the South Devon...

    21. Newton Abbot racecourse

      Newton Abbot is the leading sumer jumping racecourse in the UK. It covers a 91 acre site which was purchased and established in 1866.  Newton Abbot has a full racing calender throughout the year with meetings on various days,...

    22. 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...

    23. Stover Country Park

      Stover Country Park is situated between Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey.  The Country Park historically formed part of the Bovey Heath, an area of wet boggy lowland heath covering the majority of the Bovey Basin. After the...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. The Rock Centre

      The Rock Centre - Chudleigh, South Devon* Rock Climbing* Abseiling* Caving* Tree Top Adventures* Fun for Everyone* Nationally Qualified InstructorsPrices:Groups of 4 or more£7.50 per head per hour£15 per head for 2...

    27. Totnes Costume Museum

      This Museum features an exhibition of amazing costumes and accessories from the "The Age of Victoria 1837 - 1901" exhibit on display in Bogan House, one of Totnes' oldest and most interesting Tudor houses.Opening Times:Open...

    28. Totnes Elizabethan House Museum

      Situated on Fore Street close to the East Gate Arch, Totnes Museum is contained within an authentic Elizabethan Merchant's House, which is half timbered  built around 1575 for the Kelland family. The house retains many features...

    29. 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,...

    30. 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...

    31. Ucz Paintball Park

      For an excellent day out why not pay a visit to the UCZ Paintball Park, Newton Abbot, which you will find located next to Trago Mills Shopping Centre. (Also a parks locations in Plymouth & Exeter).Here you will experience an...