Bridge over River Torridge near Torrington holiday cottages
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Torrington

Looking to stay in a holiday cottage nestled in the heart of the North Devon countryside? Then, consider booking a self catering property in and around Great Torrington, a popular market town, with a fascinating history and plenty of local attractions, a pannier market and independent shops. Self-catering holiday accommodation around Torrington is particularly popular with couples, friends and families holidaying together looking for a peaceful countryside retreat but with plenty to do and see nearby.

The Garden Cottage, a pretty one bedroom cottage tucked away in a quiet and tranquil setting close to Torrington is an ideal cottage for couples looking to enjoy the Devon countryside and nearby attractions. Located not far from Torrington, Berry Farm sleeps 16 in seven bedrooms and this large traditional dog friendly holiday home is ideal for large groups wishing to explore the Torridge valley.


This town that sits high on an inland cliff top over the River Torridge, commonly known as the ‘Cavalier Town’, particularly famous for its role in the English Civil War and the Battle of Torrington in 1646 boasts numerous high quality self-catering properties in and around the town.


The local Torrington community proudly celebrates its history with a number of festivals and celebrations throughout the year, and whether you are here for a day, a long weekend or a 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, cafe 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. For days at the beach, the coastal town of Westward Ho! and the pretty fishing village of Appledore is also just a short drive away. Find out more in our guide to Torrington

Great Torrington is a fantastic tourist destination for a countryside break where you’ll have plenty to right on your doorstep. If you require holiday cottage accommodation in Torrington in North Devon, view our selection of cottages below: