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Great Torrington Area Guide

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Great Torrington, nestled in North Devon's rolling hills, offers a tranquil haven for those contemplating a move. This historic market town exudes charm with its cobblestone streets, medieval architecture, and a thriving local community. Explore the pannier market, where local artisans showcase their crafts, creating a vibrant atmosphere.

The town's rich heritage is evident in landmarks like the 17th-century Great Torrington Commons and the Grade II-listed Plough Arts Centre, providing cultural enrichment. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the town's proximity to the Tarka Trail and the breathtaking landscapes of Dartmoor National Park.

With schools, amenities, and a range of local shops, Great Torrington ensures a comfortable lifestyle. The sense of community is enhanced through local events like the May Fair and the Great Torrington Cavaliers Carnival. For those seeking a picturesque blend of history, nature, and community, Great Torrington promises a welcoming and idyllic place to call home.

Torrington in North Devon invites residents to a myriad of enriching activities. Explore the captivating Tapeley Park and Gardens, a historic estate offering scenic walks amid stunning horticultural displays. History enthusiasts can delve into the 1646 Civil War Experience and gain insight into Torrington's past through interactive exhibits.

Discover the town's artistic spirit at The Plough Arts Centre, hosting a diverse range of performances, exhibitions, and workshops. Nature lovers can embark on the Tarka Trail, a scenic cycling and walking route winding through picturesque landscapes.

Great Torrington Commons, a 365-acre area, provides a serene escape for outdoor pursuits and peaceful walks. The town's vibrant community spirit is evident in events like May Fair, creating opportunities for connection and celebration.

For a taste of local produce, visit the Torrington Pannier Market, where you can explore stalls offering handmade crafts, fresh produce, and artisanal goods. The nearby RHS Garden Rosemoor adds to the horticultural allure of the region.

Whether immersing yourself in history, enjoying cultural experiences, or exploring the natural beauty of North Devon, Torrington ensures a diverse range of activities for a fulfilling and engaging lifestyle.


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Torrington in North Devon boasts a delightful array of eateries, ensuring a diverse culinary experience for residents. Start your gastronomic journey at The Plough Arts Centre Café, a cozy spot offering locally sourced and homemade treats amid an artistic ambiance. For a taste of traditional British pub fare, The Black Horse Inn is a local favourite, known for its hearty meals and welcoming atmosphere.

Explore international flavours at The Torridge Inn, offering a menu that blends global influences with locally-sourced ingredients. The Cavalier Inn provides another option for those seeking a relaxed pub setting with a varied menu catering to different tastes.

Indulge in the picturesque setting of The Clinton Arms, a charming pub with a garden terrace, serving classic dishes and local ales. For those with a sweet tooth, the Cake-aholics Café tempts with a delightful selection of cakes and pastries.

Torrington's culinary landscape ensures that whether you crave a leisurely afternoon tea, a gourmet pub meal, or international cuisine, the town has something to suit every palate, making dining an enjoyable and flavourful experience in this North Devon gem.


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 Situated along the A386, the town connects to nearby Bideford and beyond, facilitating travel in the region. While lacking its own railway station, residents can access nearby stations in Barnstaple or Umberleigh for rail services. Local bus services complement transportation within North Devon. For those relying on personal vehicles, the road infrastructure ensures ease of travel, providing a gateway to explore the picturesque landscapes of the surrounding region, including Dartmoor National Park and the North Devon coastline.

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