Nestled in the heart of the North Devon countryside, Great Torrington is a popular market town, with a fascinating history, plenty of local attractions and independent shops. Great Torrington is a fantastic tourist destination for a countryside break where you’ll have plenty to do right on your doorstep. It has numerous high-quality self-catering properties in and around the town. Torrington holiday cottages are listed here, perfect for a visit to RHS Rosemore and if you are looking for self catering holiday homes in Torrington, call the team at My Favourite Cottages, we are here to help you with any questions and booking a holiday cottage in Torrington 7 days a week.
This town that sits high on an inland cliff top over the River Torridge is commonly known as the ‘Cavalier Town’ and particularly famous for its role in the English Civil War and the Battle of Torrington in 1646. Its local community proudly celebrates its history with a number of festivals and celebrations throughout the year.
Whether you are here for a day visit, a long weekend or holiday to Torrington, the town offers plenty of things to do and see. Delve into history on a visit to the Heritage museum, indulge in some local produce at the pannier market, take in a performance at The Plough Arts Centre or perhaps enjoy a local ale at The Black Horse Inn, reputedly one of the oldest inns in North Devon.
It’s also home to some great local attractions, including Dartington Crystal, the last remaining handmade glass manufacturer in the UK, which provides guided factory tours, as well as an established visitors centre, shop, café and restaurant.
Nearby, explore the beautiful and varied gardens at RHS Rosemoor. They have a regular programme of events and workshops for all to enjoy throughout the year.
The coastal town of Westward Ho! and the pretty fishing village of Appledore is also just a short drive away.
Great Torrington is a fantastic tourist destination for a countryside break where you’ll have plenty to do right on your doorstep. It has numerous high-quality self-catering properties in and around the town.
If you require holiday cottage accommodation in Torrington in North Devon, view our selection of cottages below:
Berry Farmhouse is a stunning 7 bedroom farmhouse set within a working farm near Petrockstow. The nearest town to Berry Farmhouse is Torrington, famous for being the site of a major Civil War battle between the Caveliers and Roundheads and to this day the town regularly celebrates the famous battle. The historical site is within easy reach of Berry Farmhouse and you can wonder around the site and museum and also enjoy the town itself full of great pubs and cafes.SEE COTTAGE
Garden Cottage holiday cottage is not far from Torrington which is steeped in Civil War history and today is a bustling town in rural North Devon.The Civil War battle of The Battle of Torrington in 1646 marked the Royalist resistance in the West Country and has been the focal point for this town ever since. The village sits high on an inland cliff top and drops down steeply to the River Torridge. The local community are still very proud of the towns Civil War history and continue to mark the event with re-enactments and festivals every year. Guests staying at Garden Cottage self-catered holiday let can usually experience some event going on in the town.SEE COTTAGE