English Heritage sites near Newton Abbot Parish
BERRY POMEROY CASTLE
6 miles from Newton Abbot Parish
Tucked away in a steep wooded valley, Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin.
KIRKHAM HOUSE, PAIGNTON
7 miles from Newton Abbot Parish
This late medieval stone house, afterwards split into three cottages was restored in the 1960s.
8 miles from Newton Abbot Parish
A classic Norman motte and bailey castle, founded soon after the Conquest to overawe the Saxon town. A later stone shell-keep crowns its steep mound, giving views across the town to the River Dart.
HOUND TOR DESERTED MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
9 miles from Newton Abbot Parish
The remains of four 13th century stone farmsteads, on land originally farmed in the Bronze Age. This isolated Dartmoor hamlet was probably abandoned in the early 15th century.
12 miles from Newton Abbot Parish
The best known of many Dartmoor prehistoric settlements, Grimspound dates from the late Bronze Age. The remains of 24 stone houses survive within a massive boundary wall.
BAYARD'S COVE FORT
13 miles from Newton Abbot Parish
Picturesquely sited on the quayside at Darmouth, this Tudor artillery fort once contained heavy guns to protect the prosperous harbour town from attack.