Welcome to our page of information, attractions and
places of interest around Great Torrington. Great Torrington
is beautifully situated in rolling, unspoilt Devon countryside,
on an inland cliff top with views to the River Torridge. Great
Torrington is a historic market town, built round the Market
Square. There are inns, cafe's, shops, a museum, and a refurbished
Victorian Market. Great Torrington is home to the Dartington
Glass factory, which may be visited on most days of the year
to see the hand blown glass being made. For cyclists and walkers,
the Tarka Trail is nearby. from the old railway station you can
cycle north to Bideford, or south along the line of the old railway
track, through the quiet countryside to Petrockstowe and Meeth.
The town Museum is situated on the first floor of the old town
hall and depicts items from Great Torrington's past. Great Torrington
is 9 miles from Barnstaple &
5 miles inland of Bideford.