Category: Things to Do

Churchills
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Churchills

Churchills is a Local Nature Reserve with spectacular views over Newton Abbot. The reserve can be found nestled next to Highweek Church on the northern edge of Newton Abbot. There are three small fields, with benches from which you can enjoy the fine views out over the Teign Estuary or up towards Dartmoor. The grassland...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Broadlands Wood
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Broadlands Wood

Broadlands Wood is to be found just off Broadlands Avenue. This is a small community woodland and is a green gem in a built-up area. Broadlands is a rare and precious area of ancient woodland, with a wealth of interesting wildlife: * Bluebells * Goldcrests * Speckled Wood Butterflies * Coppiced Wych elms. There are...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Jetty Marsh & Wharf Sidings Local Nature Reserve.
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Jetty Marsh & Wharf Sidings Local Nature Reserve.

Jetty Marsh and Wharf Sidings Local Nature Reserve This reserve lies next to the River Teign and the Whitelake Channel where they run between Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton. Jetty Marsh is part of the River Teign floodplain and is an intimate mixture of reedbeds, grassland, scrub and tidal waters fringed by mudflats. The area is...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Aller Brook Nature Reserve
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Aller Brook Nature Reserve

ALLER BROOK Although wedged between the A380 and the industrial estate Aller Brook provides an attractive walk where you will see all sorts of wildlife, kingfishers, rabbits voles, kestrels, and even otters. From Aller Brook you can follow the Templer way up stream to Jetty Marsh, or if it is low tide down stream beside...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Stover Country Park
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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 decline and sale of the estate in the 1930’s the site was brought by the Forestry Commission and...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
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
Dawlish Warren
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Dawlish Warren

DAWLISH WARREN NATURE RESERVE The 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 dunes, grassland, ponds, salt marsh and mud flats. The warren...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Car Boot Sales – Cattle Market Newton Abbot
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Car Boot Sales – Cattle Market Newton Abbot

Our Markets team run car boot sales in the Cattle Market car park in the centre of Newton Abbot. Gates open at 6am and close at 1pm for both traders and customers. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. If it’s raining don’t be put off as we will hold it in the multi-storey car park...

9th May 20189th July 2018by
Racecourse Car Boot Sales Newton Abbot
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Racecourse Car Boot Sales Newton Abbot

Car boot sale prices: Spectators / buyers – free Cars – £8 Car & Trailer – £12 Vans – £12 Please note, traders are not allowed. Newton Abbot car boot sale dates – 2018 January 14 June 10 – CANCELLED January 28 June 17 February 11 August 12 February 25 August 19 March 11 September...

9th May 20189th July 2018by
Newton Abbot Gymnastics
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Newton Abbot Gymnastics

Gymnastics centre * Parent and toddler * Pre-school * Recreational and competitive gymnastics for boys, girls and adults. * Classes are held every day of the week for different ages and abilities.

9th May 20189th May 2018by