3. Courtenay Park, Newton Abbot
Courtenay Park has a formal style yet provides visitors with an ideal place for getting away from the busy streets of Newton Abbot. This Green Flag Awarded park features a pond and fountain, a sensory garden and a bandstand on which concerts are played throughout the year. There is also a tree trail that links to Forde Park in Newton Abbot and an activity trail.
- toilets (opposite the train station)
- children's play area
- disabled parking and roadside parking
- bicycle rack
- bowling green
- sensory garden
- community garden
- teen shelter
- tree trail
- activity trail
The Park is on a gently sloping site with seven, level pedestrian access points all spaced around the perimeter. The entrances are linked via hard surfaced paths.
Why not visit the sensory garden and explore a variety of plants through your senses. Tactile signs have been added to each of the beds to enable the visually impaired to be able to experience the gardens. There are 5 disability parking spaces at the top end of Courtenay Park opposite El Nasher which allow easy access to the sensory garden.