Getting here


Road Map of Great Torrington

Street Map of Great Torrington centre

Map showing Great Torrington in Torridge region

Map showing Great Torrington in Devon

Map showing Great Torrington in south of England



On foot

Probably the most spectacular way to arrive in North Devon is to follow the South West Coast Path along the North Somerset and North Devon coasts to Lynton, Ilfracombe and then inland to Barnstaple and the other North Devon Festival 2005 locations. More information including maps and links to accommodation here.

By bicycle

Great Torrington is well served by national and local cycle routes. Detailed maps and information here.

By car

From South Coast - Dorset

A35-A30 to Exeter, J29 M5 South, J31 A30 West, Whiddon Down Roundabout turn left, then right onto A3124 to Great Torrington

From North on M5

J27 on M5 - A361 to Barnstaple, A39 towards Bideford, turn onto B3232 to Great Torrington

From South on M5

J31 A30 West, Whiddon Down Roundabout turn left, then right onto A3124 to Great Torrington

From Cornwall

A39 to Bideford, A386 to Great Torrington

From Plymouth

A386 through Tavistock, Okehampton and Hatherleigh to Great Torrington

By coach

National Express operate schedules services from London, the Midlands and elsewhere to North Devon. More information here.

By train

North Devon is served by the Tarka Line from Exeter St David's to Barnstaple. One of the countries prettiest scheduled train routes, it provides a beautiful entry to North Devon. Train schedules from your local station are available here.

By boat

If you are arriving by sea - then you will want mooring facilities. More information is available here (it is a site dealing with boat launching but includes contact details for mooring arrangements in Appledore, Instow, Watermouth Cove and Ilfracombe

By ferry

To and from Lundy Island there is a ferry based at Bideford Harbour. More information here.

From France, Brittany Ferries offer a regular service from Roscoff in Britanny to Plymouth. More information here.

By air

There are scheduled flights from Shannon, Eire and the Channel Islands to Exeter Airport and from Paris, Cork, Gatwick and other places in the UK to Plymouth Airport. More information here: Exeter or Plymouth

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