Ashburton attractions

Ashburton attractions

Ashburton DevonFrom Ashburton you can explore the spectacular coastlines of Devon with seaside resorts, pretty fishing villages, coves, creeks and bays. Inland are rolling meadows, remote thatched cottages and the wild, bleak Dartmoor. The historic cities of Exeter and Plymouth are reminders of Devon's maritime past, while the quiet attractive towns of Sidmouth, Dartmouth and Salcombe retain their 19th century elegance.

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Attractions Newton Abbot Races. The Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF. Tel: (01626) 353235. Car parking for racegoers and full disabled facilities. Happy Days Creche is situated in purpose built premises on the Racecourse Estate. The Racecourse is well signposted from the M5, just a few miles away. About 6 miles east of Ashburton.

 Newton Abbot Races

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Attractions South Devon Railway Trust, The Station, Buckfastleigh, South Devon, TQ11 0DZ. Tel: 0845 3451420. Steam trains from Totnes to Buckfastleigh. Parking at Buckfastleigh we have an extensive free car park. Parking at Staverton there is limited free car parking available. Parking at Totnes there are designated spaces in the car park adjacent to the Main Line station. The Railway is adjacent to the Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary. Station at Buckfastleigh about 3 miles south of Ashburton.

South Devon Railway Trust

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Attractions Buckfast Butterflies & Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 ODZ. Tel: 01364 642916. Tropical garden with waterfalls and large pond undercover, where butterflies and moths from all over the world fly free. Also otters, birds, terrapins and fish. About 3 miles south of Ashburton.

Buckfast Butterflies & Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary

Attractions Totnes Castle, In Totnes, on a hill overlooking the town. Tel: 01803 864406. English Heritage. Charges apply. About 5 miles south of Ashburton.

Totnes Castle

Attractions Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0EE. Tel: 01364 645550. Home of a Roman Catholic Community of Benedictine monks in Devon. Buckfast attracts almost half a million visitors each year, from all parts of the world. Buckfast is a popular location for a wide variety of concerts, specialising in sacred music. About 3 miles south of Ashburton.

Buckfast Abbey

Attractions Totnes Motor Museum, Steamer Quay, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5AL. Tel: 01803 862777. Vintage Sports Cars Vintage Racing Cars Motor Racing Trophies Toy Cars. About 5 miles south of Ashburton.

Totnes Motor Museum

Attractions Ashburton Museum, The Bull Ring, Ashburton, Devon. Tel: 01364 652648. Ashburton Museum occupies a building which was once a brush factory overlooking the Bull Ring. A mixture of items of local interest and North American Indian artifacts. Model of the Town Hall built in 1550. Location: In the centre of Ashburton.

Ashburton Museum

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