The Newton Abbot Boat Jumble - Dates, Times and Directions.
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Saturday 23rd May, 2020
Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Road, Newton Abbot
Devon Spring Boat Jumble
Open 10.00am to 3.00pm.
Sandwiched between Exmouth and Paignton on the beautiful River Teign rests Newton Abbot, who’s racecourse is home to one of the Engish Riviere’s most established Boat Jumbles. The Boat Jumble, which is usually held in the spring and summer, is organised by Compass Events. Compass Events established themselves in the early 1990s and manage a few nationwide Boat Jumbles.
Organiser : Compass Events
Telephone : 01803 835 915
Telephone : 07831 337 951
The Boat Jumble at Newton Abbot Racecourse provides buyers with a good selection of new and used items for boat and fishing. There are often car boot sale items on sale for added variety. Buyers are welcome to browse around, and ‘handle’ before purchasing, a significant advantage compared to used item online buying.
Other Boat Stuff
Boat Jumble related businesses and services in the Newton Abbot area include:
- PRmarine in Teignmouth who provide boat repair, refurbishment work and paint, and protective marine coatings.
- Andrew Hook’s SilverHook Powerboats in Bishopsteignton, Teignmouth, for those interested in mono-hull speed and engineering.
- Boat repair at Mariners Weigh near Shaldon, at the mouth of the Teign.
- Chandlery and marine equipment at Sea Quest Marine on the northern side of the River Mouth in Teignmouth.
Directions To The Event
To reach the Boat Jumble, if you are traveling from the North, head towards Exeter, and pick up the A38 south. Look out for the A380 at Kennford and follow the road south towards Kingsteignton and Newton Abbot. Take the slip road right on to the A383 at the Teignmouth Road roundabout and follow the road approximately 2 miles to the racecourse site.
Use the postcode TQ12 3AF for car navigation systems.
Other Activities Around Newton Abbot Racecourse
The area around Newton Abbot town offers a few land-based activities such as Decoy County Park, 1 mile out of town towards Torquay, and Haldon Forest Park, a little further out but worth a visit if you have the time, and Cockington Court in Torquay. Set in the award-winning country park Cockington Court provides visitors with a blend of historical and craft-based attractions, plus a Tea Room in the Manor House when it’s time for a cuppa!
Accommodation In The Newton Abbot Area
If you are thinking of making a weekend visit to the racecourse Boat Jumble, Newton Abbot has a great selection of B&Bs, Guest Houses and Hotels. Passage House Inn is of particular interest as it has river views overlooking the Teign Channel. For the summertime Boat Jumble, caravanning is available at Devon Caravan Parks to the west, Kingsland Caravans on the road south to Paignton and under canvas camping in Treacle Valley.