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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.

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

The National Trust has many holiday cottages in Devon: National Trust Holidays

Newton Abbot Town & GWR Museum ¾ mile

Displays cover the history of Newton Abbot and the Great Western Railway. Tel. 01626 201121.
Open closed until 2020 for relocation as part of the Newton's Place project to restore the former St Leonard's Church in Wolborough Street (the map below shows this new location). |

Bradley NT 1½ miles

A medieval manor house set in woodland and meadows. Picnics may be taken in the water meadows (also NT). Tel. 01803 661907.
Open Apr-Sep, TWTh 1100-1700.

Newton Abbot map