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Local Attractions

 

Local Attractions

Stover is situated adjacent to the Templar Way, a footpath which runs from Dartmoor to the coastal town of Teignmouth. A short 5 minute walk along the pathway will lead you to Stover Country Park with over 114 acres of woodland, heathland, grassland, lake and marshland and a substantial variety of wildlife. http://www.devon.gov.uk/stover_country_park.htm

 

Stover Golf Club

Stover Golf Club is a 2 minute drive from Stover School. Set in parkland with some of the prettiest greens in Devon, it has extensive mature woodlands and provides an enjoyable challenge to golfers of all abilities. www.stovergolfclub.co.uk

 

Dartmoor National Park

One of Britain’s Breathing Spaces and a member of the 15-strong National Park family, Dartmoor National Park covers an area of 368 square miles, making it the largest and wildest area of open country in Southern England. Many people visit the National Park to enjoy the beautiful scenery and to recharge their batteries, but even more come to get active! With over 450 miles (730km) of public rights of way, there is an abundance of walking routes to suit all tastes and abilities. Dartmoor also boasts a variety of cycle routes, both on and off road, making it perfect for all skill levels. www.dartmoor.co.uk

 

Beaches

South Devon has an array of beaches to suit everyone. Visit the South Devon webpage and click on “Beaches” to find out more. www.visitsouthdevon.co.uk

 

Restaurants

If you’re looking for somewhere to eat out then Devon is definitely the place for you. The county produces great food which it supplies to the rest of the country, but it also cooks it locally and serves at a multitude of local restaurants. Visit Love the Flavour (www.lovetheflavour.co.uk) or Tastebuds Magazine (www.tastebudsmagazine.co.uk) for an extensive list.

 

Visitor Attractions

Visit Lots To Do (www.lotstodo.co.uk) where you will find details on stately homes, zoos, aquariums, theme parks and other adventures in Devon.

 

Newton Abbot

Only 5 minutes by car from Stover School, you will find a range of shops, cinema (www.scottcinema.co.uk) and leisure centres (www.teighnbridge.gove.uk/index.aspx?articleid=508) in Newton Abbot.

 

Race Course

Newton Abbot Race Course (www.newtonabbotracing.com)