Welcome to Great Torrington

Great Torrington is a classic market town set above the striking River Torridge in rural North Devon.

It is a welcoming community with a distinctive past, a thriving present and much to see.  The Town Centre has dozens of independent shops, a Victorian Pannier Market, pubs, restaurants and coffee houses. There is a fully restored Town Hall, a Library, Heritage Museum and the unique, friendly Plough Arts Centre.  Nearby are Dartington Crystal and RHS Rosemoor, the Tarka Trail and Commons which are each worth a visit.

All this makes Great Torrington one of the key attractions in North Devon: a place to explore past and present, to soak up the unhurried charm of a character town in unspoilt countryside.

View of the square from Panier Market

What do you want to find?

The Plough Arts Centre

See what’s coming up at The Plough Arts Centre, the jewel of North Devon.

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Things to do

Lots of great things to do in Great Torrington

Eat, drink & stay

Find a warm welcome at local cafes, pubs, restaurants, B&Bs and hotels.

Shops & services

The area is blessed with thriving local shops and services. 

Community & sport

Great Torrington is all about community. Explore our community and sports groups.