Newton Abbot is a market town and a civil parish in Teignbridge district of Devon on the River Teign hosting a population of 23,580 people. The town is home to a notable racecourse and three country parks, it is a typical Devonshire town and offers a wonderfully rich country atmosphere steeped in history and backed by beautiful landscapes providing the perfect canvas for the Newton Abbot Hotels.
The town is well known for its Cheese and Onion Fayre celebrated at the beginning of September in honour of St Leonard. The two towns of Newton and Abbot were given the right to hold markets between 1247 and 1251 creating buoyant incomes for the two towns and placing them firmly on the map During the Victorian Era the town grew in leaps and bounds as it was home to the south Devon Railway locomotive works.
One of the most striking landmarks in the town is St Leonard's Tower and is all that remains of the medieval chapel of St Leonard which was founded in 1220, adjacent to the tower is the plaque marking the spot where the first declaration of the newly arrived William lll Prince of Orange was read, he stayed overnight at Forde House before making his way to London to assume the throne. Forde House has provided shelter for Oliver Cromwell, King Charles l and Colonel Fairfax.
The country Hotels are set over many acres of landscaped grounds and provide for guests challenging golf courses, fishing sites, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, walking and hiking they are found at the end of sweeping driveways to complete at impressive Georgian Mansions. Receptions are grand hosting original works of art, Persian rugs, trinkets and ornaments, fresh flowers and comfortable wing backed chairs and it is here staff greet warmly and process check in seamlessly.
Boutique Newton Abbot hotels found in the town centre present en suite bedrooms these are individually designed and present privileged views of the town and surrounding countryside, master bedrooms offer four poster beds and lavish en suite bathrooms. Exclusive hotel dining rooms are the canvas for extensive international menus complemented with vintage wines, candles, fresh flowers and exemplary service.
Coffee Bars greet the day and offer aromatic coffees and fresh pastries; light breakfasts and lunches a relaxing environment. Traditional Bars present local Ales and local culture, trendy wines bars are the enclave of the trendy.
The Newton Abbot Hotels offer excellent conference and wedding spaces and wonderful interiors and locations that provide memories of a lifetime.