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Newton Abbot

National Rail | station code NTA

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Newton Abbot is a market town with many buildings dating from the mid 19th century when the railway arrived. The landmark St Leonard's Tower, known locally as 'The Clock Tower', was once part of a 13th century chapel and it is occasionally open to the public. A Town Trail leaflet is available from the Tourist Information Centre. Newton Abbot PlusBus tickets are valid within the Torbay area, including buses to Paignton and Torquay.

TI Indoor Market, Market St. Tel. 01626 215667.

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Devon Devon National Trust Holidays

Newton Abbot Town & GWR Museum ¾ mile

Displays cover the history of Newton Abbot and the Great Western Railway. Refreshments. The Museum is housed in a restored former church. Admission free.
Open please see website.

Bradley NT 1½ miles

A medieval manor house set in woodland and meadows. Picnics may be taken in the water meadows (also NT).
Open Apr-Oct, TWTh 1100-1700.

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