Torrington 1646

Castle Hill
South Street (off Sydney House Car Park)
Great Torrington,
North Devon
EX38 8AA

Tel : 01805 626146

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Torrington 1646 - the North Devon tourist attraction that makes history fun! Travel back to the 17th Century with our costumed characters and experience life in Torrington during the English Civil War.

Watch and join the Pike Drill, explore the musket and sword, learn of herbal cures in the apothecary garden, indulge yourself dressing in 17th Century clothes, face your tormentors in the pillory and, if you dare, endure the attentions of the Barber Surgeon.

People of all ages, individuals, families and groups, love Torrington 1646. You'll learn much, laugh lots and, hopefully, get involved!

If you are wondering 'Torrington 1646' actually means - it was the year of the last major battle in the English Civil war, fought in Torrington. We may tell you about that, too! And after your tour enjoy some locally made refreshment in our Café and gardens.

Days Open-
1st April - 30th September Monday - Friday

Times Open -
Open: 10am Last Tour: 3pm (Tour takes two hours)

Prices -
Adult £7.95 Seniors: £6.95 Child £5.50 Family (2 + 3): £23.00 Children under five - free

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