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Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Great Torrington, Devon Your Home Away From Home

 

If you are looking for a trip that offers a range of energetic activities, spectacular views and a whole host of attractions for everyone to enjoy, then a Great Torrington holiday is the perfect answer for you. Located in the northern part of the county of Devon this beautiful town partly sits on the River Torridge, which means it has some of the most breathtaking views in the area. Although a small market town, Great Torrington has a wealth of activities and attractions to be enjoyed. Having a Great Torrington holiday rental cottage is the best way to have all the comforts of home and somewhere to lay your head after a busy day exploring the town and the other attractions that Devon has to offer.

Things to Do on Holiday to Great Torrington, Devon

As it is quite a small town, visitors who have a Great Torrington holiday rental cottage as their base will find there is a lot to see and do there. Activities such as swimming, golf, tennis, shooting, fishing and cycling are all available within the area. Other outdoor pursuits including horse riding, sailing, walking, water skiing and surfing are available within the immediate vicinity.

There are plenty of attractions to be enjoyed whilst on a Great Torrington holiday. Not to be missed is a visit to Torrington 1646, located in the centre of the town. This attraction takes visitors back to the 17th century to experience life as it was then. This period was of particular importance to the town as Great Torrington was the place where Lord Hopton was defeated by the Parliamentarians, effectively ending the Royalist resistance in this area of England. Also worth a visit in the town is the Plough Arts Centre which provides an array of music, theatre and film for residents and visitors to savour.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Great Torrington, Devon

Approximately 15 minutes journey to the north of Great Torrington is the town of Bideford. Visitors can enjoy a day out here admiring the narrow cobbled streets, walking over the 16th century bridge or taking a ride on a pleasure boat to nearby Lundy Island. About 3 minutes walk from the centre of Bideford is The Big Sheep, located at Abbotsham. This is an unusual and fun day out, the venue is filled with activities such as a brewery, a garden, an indoor playground and laser tag. There are various other quirky activities both indoors and outdoors including mountain boarding, sheep shearing, sheep racing and horse whispering!

Weather in Great Torrington, Devon

If you are thinking of booking a Great Torrington holiday rental cottage you will be pleased to hear that this area of the country experiences warm summers and very mild winters. The warmest months of the year to get the best out of a Great Torrington holiday are generally July and August. The temperature during these months regularly reaches 19°. It is even possible that visitors will experience temperatures of 15°C right up until the month of October. The coldest months are generally January and February when the temperature falls to an average of 8°C. The average annual rainfall is 14 inches.

Travel to Great Torrington, Devon

Travellers on a Great Torrington holiday can land at either Exeter International Airport (EXT) or Plymouth Airport (PLH), which are both under an hour’s journey from the town. Operators offering cheap, regular flights to the area include Air Southwest and Flybe. Travellers can depart from a range of UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Glasgow (GLA), Newcastle(NCL), Manchester (MAN) and Leeds (LBA).

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                                                                                                    Spectacular Threshing Barn!

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Living on the other side of the world from my family is tough at the best of times, but bring a new niece/grandaughter/cousin into the family and that all important get together needs to be special. The Threshing Barn was THE best holiday we have had as a family. Amazing accommodation, beautiful views and everything we needed! Loved it and would highly recommend it to anyone. Thank you!!!! 5 star from start to finish... Just wish we had longer but awesome family memories.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 03-Dec-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                                    Quaint little cottage, ideal location for the town

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                                                                                                    Were looking to buy a house in the area so stayed here - parking in the whole of Bideford is a major issue although all okay once used to the timings etc - in truth we stayed during a protracted cold snap which tested the heating in the house - however this did not detract from a very comfortable stay
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 03-Dec-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                    Great location, relaxing holiday.

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                                                                                                    We had a great holiday in Instow and felt very privileged staying in such an amazing location. You have a very special property there and we'd love to stay again in the future!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Oct 2016