4. Bakers Park, Newton Abbot
Bakers Park is a large open space on the outskirts of Newton Abbot and is a great place for an array of recreational activities. There's plenty of room for ball games, excluding golf, and four free tennis courts where you can just turn up and play. There is a table tennis table and the park sports a new pavilion with public toilets (payment required) and a refreshment kiosk.
Bakers Park, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1LP
- children's play area
- tennis courts (free)
- table tennis table (equipment on loan from kiosk - £5 deposit or bring your own)
- car park (free)
- football pitches
- footpath to town centre
- public toilets (payment required)
- refreshment kiosk
- wildlife habitat area
- picnic benches
- poetry trail
The majority of the Bakers Park is flat; however the area running alongside the Totnes Road is steeply banked with access only via steps or the main entrance road. If using the latter be aware that fast moving traffic may pull in from Totnes Road.