Newton Abbot on Market Day & Sidmouth
Newton Abbot is an historic market town surrounded by beautiful South Devon countryside. The town is home to a large range of shops, restaurants and open spaces. If you like shopping, there are a number of markets held throughout the week including an outdoor market held on a Wednesday and Saturday, and a popular indoor Pannier Market. As well as the markets, Newton Abbot town centre is home to wide variety of shops from high street names to independent retailers and a department store. The town also provides access to some great parks and outdoor spaces Decoy Country Park, Courtenay Park and Bakers Park can all be found within walking distance of the centre, as can the Town Quay and new bridge.
Sidmouth, the Regency town on the Jurassic Coast is a town caught in a timeless charm. Beautiful gardens, leisurely walks, Regency history and architecture, fine hotels, clean beaches and friendly shops. It’s all present in this lovely seaside town that nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and green hills with its own micro climate.
The beautiful coastal town of Salcombe sits on the banks of the Salcombe Estuary making it one of the prettiest towns in South Devon. Located within the South Devon Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty, it is known for its outstanding coastal views and rolling surrounding countryside, as well as a centre for sailing. The local beaches are nothing short of outstanding, with golden sand and turquoise sea. Salcombe town is lined with boutique shops, high street brands and independent producers, as well as local art galleries and gift shops - you can spend hours browsing through the town. Don’t forget to try some delicious Salcombe Dairy Ice-cream or the award winning Salcombe Gin - both have in town shops and distilleries you can visit.