Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Newton Abbot

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Newton Abbot. Renowned for its bars, cheese shops and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Dartmoor and Babbacombe Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Newton Abbot

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Newton Abbot a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • S W Coast Path (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Living Coasts (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Northbrook Approach Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Newton Abbot

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newton Abbot is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bellever Tor (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Dartmoor National Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Dartmoor (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Grand Pier (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Dawlish Lawn (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Dawlish Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)

Transportation to and around Newton Abbot

Fly into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.2 mi (27.7 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Newton Abbot Station.

Where to stay around Newton Abbot?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,611 holiday lettings near Newton Abbot. From 447 Cabins to 447 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newton Abbot is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cabins in Newton Abbot?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 447 Cabins in Newton Abbot. Our other popular types of Newton Abbot holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 447 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 447 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 637 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newton Abbot?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 223 holiday homes with pool available in Newton Abbot. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.