Category: Parks

Decoy Country Park
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Decoy Country Park

Decoy Country Park Decoy 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 for food. In the late 19th Century ball clay was found...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Vicary`s Field Community Park
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Vicary`s Field Community Park

TNA(Tansition Newton Abbot) have recently been given the use of a piece of land owned by the Town Council which, in spite of several efforts to achieve a use for the area, has remained unused for many years. With this land we are involving the local community in the creation of a community space for...

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Powderham Park
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Powderham Park

One acre play area with seating surrounded by Victorian properties on a steep hillside behind the police station.

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Forde Park
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Forde Park

This eight acre park was developed in the late 1800`s and attempts to transfer the area from the Queen Anne`s Bounty (an 18th century fund for the poor clergy, later the church commissioners) began in 1922. It became the property of the town as public pleasure gardens in 1930 and a pavilion was built shortly...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Osborne Park
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Osborne Park

This open space of nearly four acres is the home ground of Newton 66 Football Club, which as its name suggests was founded in 1966, and has two teams in the South Devon League. The park is surrounded by houses, a 213 space pay-and-display car park and the restored buildings, where you will find the...

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Coutenay Park
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Coutenay Park

Courtenay Park is situated 700m east of the town centre , opposite Newton Abbot Railway Station. The park’s riot of colour delivers a cheerful welcome to visitors arriving by train. The Park has pedestrian entrances on all sides. Coutenay Park was created by and named after the Earl of Devon in 1854 and was originally...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Bakers Park
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Bakers Park

Entrance to this park can be found on the Totnes road out of Newton Abbot. There is limited parking by the side of the 4 football pitches. Walk past the football pitches and you can find lovely walks on the National Trust property of Bradley Manor. These walks meander along the river and up through...

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