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County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01805 | code search
Postcode: EX38 | code search
Population: 5500
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Birthplace of:
William Cory
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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maidís Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devilís Stone

Torrington Events

December
Great Torrington Big Sing
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Old Union Inn
"very friendly and cosy pub great meals to. made our holiday

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The ancient market town of Torrington in North Devon perches high on a cliff overlooking the deep wooded valley of the river Torridge. Its position offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Torrington provides easy access to the famous Tarka Trail for walkers and cyclists. The town is built around the Market Square where shops sell local produce. Torrington is home to the world famous Dartington crystal glass and visitors can tour the factory before purchasing a piece from the factory shop. In the old Town Hall is a museum which offers exhibitions of local artefacts, portraits and photographs. There are also exhibits on local industries and archaeological specimens. A small archive is available for tracing family history. Close by Torrington is the National RHS garden at Rosemoor. As its name suggests, it features two rose gardens with many species in bloom as well as water and bog gardens. There is also a visitor centre, restaurant and shop. Back in the town itself, the areas Civil War exploits are celebrated in the permanent Torrington 1646 exhibition. A visit to the Plough Arts Centre will round off a holiday to remember in one of the most beautiful spots in the country.

Attraction

Torrington 1646
Torrington Museum and Archive

Cottage

Craneham Farmhouse

Estate Agent

Bond Oxborough Phillips
Robinson Cooke
Webbers Property Services

Pub and Bar

Admiral Vernon
Cavalier Inn
Green Dragon
Old Union Inn
Royal Exchange
West Of England Inn

Taxi

Zenith Hire

Shops

Jeneca Beads
Lloyds Pharmacy
Farm Fresh Butchers
The Soap Kitchen Plus
The Green Lantern Cake Shop
Sheenas Sweet Shop
Fresh 'N' Fruity

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Activities

Torridge Cycle Hire(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Torrington

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Furzedon B&B (4.11 miles)

Furzedon B&B
Jan & Jerry Sharpe welcome you to Furzedon which is a new build cob house. It is one of only 4 new cob houses to have been built since the early 20th century. Cob is ... More | visit website
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Riverside Cottage (5.28 miles)

Riverside Cottage
Riverside Cottage is 1 mile from the ancient port & market town of Bideford straddling the River Torridge is nearby & offers a good range of local facilities. The spectacular North Devon coast is never ... More | visit website
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Classic Cottages (5.62 miles)

Classic Cottages
Just what you want in a seaside village - whitewashed cottages, higgledy-piggledy narrow lanes, a quaint harbour and plenty of cosy pubs and cafes to linger in ... More
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Secret Garden Suite @ Millbrook (5.65 miles)

Secret Garden Suite @ Millbrook

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The Secret Garden Suite is luxury private 100m2 suite with super king water bed, cast iron bath and double shower, dressing room and lounge. The Suite has it own secret ... More

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Weach Barton Granary (5.72 miles)

Weach Barton Granary

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Just 2 miles from Instow's sandy beach and enjoying panoramic countryside views, this unusual little property, built on original granary stilts, is set on a child friendly ... More

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Royal Hotel (5.81 miles)

Royal Hotel

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The Royal Hotel overlooks ancient Bideford Bridge and the River Torridge and is a good base for exploring the countryside of Tarka the Otter and the streets of Clovelly. Within an ... More

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Tantons Hotel (5.85 miles)

Tantons Hotel

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In the centre of historic Bideford, at the heart of North Devon, this privately owned and managed hotel looks out over the River Torridge, opposite the ancient bridge. Next to the town ... More

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Ram's Head Inn (6.02 miles)

Ram
The Inn is located in the village of Dolton which is situated approximately in the centre of the county of Devon. The village, like most of the villages nearby, has its origin dating back through ... More | visit website
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Cob Cottage at Winscott Barton Barns (6.21 miles)

Cob Cottage at Winscott Barton Barns

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In a tranquil scenic location just 3 miles from Westward Ho!'s sandy beach and the attractive old port of Bideford (with ferry to Lundy Island), these 17th ... More

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Pines at Eastleigh (6.25 miles)

Pines at Eastleigh

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Selected by the AA as 'One of Britain's Best in 2009', the Pines at Eastleigh is a Georgian country house, set in 7 hilltop acres with views over open countryside to ... More

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