Category: Things to Do

South Hams Beaches
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South Hams Beaches

Bantham Beach A long stretch of fine sand, especially at low tide, backed by impressive dunes. There are plenty of rock pools to explore; making this long, sandy beach is very popular with families and surfers. The beach forms a promontory into estuary of the River Avon and has magnificent panoramic views. Bantham is a...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Beach Safety
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Beach Safety

Watch the tides Every year people are caught out by rising tides. Most often they suffer no more than wet shoes and a nasty fright, but there are occasionally fatalities. If you are planning to be on the beach for a lengthy period then check what the tides are doing. Enjoy the sun safely BE...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Jay’s Grave – Dartmoor
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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 Poor House had progressed to, in this case ‘J’. As many of the commoner...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association
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Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association

Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association UK Registered Charity Number: 270675 The aim of The Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association is to promote this fascinating craft and to encourage best practice. Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association (NABKA) is a branch of the Devon Beekeepers Association (DBKA), which in turn is affiliated to the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA). Founded in...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Shilstone Rocks Riding Centre
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Shilstone Rocks Riding Centre

The riding centre caters for all abilites Rides are organised in small, same ability groups of 4 people or less 1 & 2 Hour Hacks available Lessons

9th May 20189th July 2018by
Devon Leisure Off Road Activities
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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 safety, each group has an excellent client to instructor ratio. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Ucz Paintball Park
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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 action-packed combat game of strategy, daring, skill and teamwork along with a variety of...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Ashcombe Adventure Centre
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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 that hen or stag party! Here you will find 12 miles of woodland tracks. There are 3...

9th May 201817th July 2018by
Buckfast Abbey
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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 medicinal drink, its most successful product has been its tonic water. The Abbey is also world – reknowed for its Bee Keeping...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Bradley Manor
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Bradley Manor

This unspoilt and fascinating medieval manor house is nestled in a green haven of riverside meadows and woodland next to Baker’s Park in Newton Abbot. Still a relaxed family home, Bradley is full of interesting original details, such as a medieval cat hole and a chapel. Explore the beautiful countryside surrounding the house, pick up...

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