With an enviable location just 400m off SH 1 in Foxton, the Celtic Motel offers the benefits of being close to the town centre, yet still giving a hint of country. This is the perfect base for visiting friendly Foxton and exploring the lower west coast of the North Island, including the mighty Horowhenua and the stunning Kapiti Coast regions. It is also an ideal Interisland Ferry stopover.
Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, our cultural tourism and community facility, offers you museums and exhibitions dedicated to the stories of Te Awahou-Foxton and the people who have connections here. It's also home to our community library.
An exciting and inspiring exhibition based on the ‘Dambusters Raid’ which was a combination of scientific genius, technological innovation, skill and heroic courage”.
For more information please click here.
At the south end of Main Street in Foxton is a full-size working 17th century Dutch windmill. The windmill is also the local information centre. Open 7 days a week, admission to the ground floor is free and tours are also available. The shop has stoneground flours, souvenirs and imported Dutch foodstuffs.
Off The Loop has created the latest ‘must do’ attraction in the Lower North Island! They offer Cable Wakeboard and Waterski riding at their private lake on their 2 x two tower Topline Cable Systems. Based in Foxton, they have a variety of flat glassy water, ramps and rail slides at their double-laned, purpose built location nestled in the Horowhenua countryside. Something for the whole family and guaranteed to satisfy riders of all skill levels!
Check out Wind Warrior @ Foxton Beach offering the following activities:
For more information visit the website.
The local council has provided Foxton beach with a pump track facility that offers track circuits for all ages and abilities. This includes a track for children aged two to four years and loops for beginners, intermediate and advanced riders. The design allows people to progress from the easy loop to the more difficult ones as they develop their skills, and the asphalt surface accommodates skateboarders and scooters, as well as bikes.
Take some time to visit Foxton Beach, just 8km from the motel, for swimming, boating and fishing. Walk along the beach to where the Manawatu River meets the Tasman Sea. This estuary is a wetland area of international importance (with RAMSAR status) where many different bird species can be found, including godwits, wrybills and spoonbills.
Fox’s Cottage Quilting and Wool - Our shop is bursting at the seams with sensational quilting fabrics, rulers, patterns and notions.
We host classes and visiting tutors, hold casual sewing and knitting days.
Open 7 days a week to answer all your questions.
Smiles here are free, and frequent.
We look forward to welcoming you into our haven.
Pioneer Outfitters brings top quality work, casual and outdoor wear to rural and urban Kiwis. We tap into local and overseas importers of iconic brands of clothing and footwear such as Carhartt, Red Wing shoes, Blundstone footwear, Filson outdoor wear and Irish Setter hunting boots to bring you clothing unavailable in other stores.
Pioneer Outfitters now offers the most comprehensive range of these products together in one store here in New Zealand. We offer our visitors a complete experience for clothing and footwear along with some of the best brands in the world.
De Molen (The Dutch Windmill), operated by the Foxton Windmill Trust, would like to announce The Dutch Oven bakery and café situated right next to the windmill in Main Street Foxton. Our range of stone ground flours (rye, organic wholemeal and gluten-free maize meal) are all at De Molen and are used at Cafe De Molen. Come and try our wonderful selection of traditional Dutch breads, sandwiches, cakes... all baked and cooked onsite. A wonderful menu for lunches and daily specials to tantalise your taste buds. Grab a Caffe L'affare coffee and cake if you are in a hurry or relax and dine in.
Foxton business Sweet Dreams Bakery has grown from strength to strength and this week opened its sister business, Sweet Dreams Café in Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom.
Sweet Dreams Café is a welcome addition to the already humming Te Awahou Riverside Cultural Park. Open five days a week, Tuesday to Saturday, the café serves their renowned artisan pies and cakes, alongside other freshly baked goods, paninis and toasted sandwiches.
The Little White Rabbit, located on Seabury Avenue Foxton Beach, is locally owned and operated by Nigel and Anita. Nigel returning from his years in Melbourne to bring something unique to the area. Their focus is on healthy, indulgent, local and seasonal produce so expect to see local brands on the menu.