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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 1,671 vacation rentals near Newton Abbot. From 451 Cabins to 451 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Newton Abbot for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Newton Abbot?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Newton Abbot. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Newton Abbot Station: 2,741 vacation rentals
  • Exeter (EXS-Exeter St Thomas Train Station): 1,782 vacation rentals
  • Hope Cove Beach: 2,294 vacation rentals
  • Paignton Beach: 3,069 vacation rentals
  • Blackpool Sands: 2,788 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newton Abbot listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Newton Abbot?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 451 Cabins in Newton Abbot. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newton Abbot include:

  • Cottages: 451 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 451 rentals available
  • Houses: 622 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newton Abbot?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 216 vacation rentals with pool available in Newton Abbot. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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