Local Organisations and Information

We have collected, here, some of the more essential and basic information.

Local Businesses & Organisations


The Great Torrington Town Traders keeps an up-to-date directory of local member businesses. Link broken at the moment.

Organisations & Groups

Bluecoat Children’s Centre

Bluecoat Sure Start Children's Centre

Do you have a child under 5 or are you expecting a baby? if so, then Bluecoat Sure Start Children’s Centre can help you, your partner and your child. We offer a variety of services to families in Torrington and the surrounding villages. Call, email or look at our website for more information.

Borough Road, Torrington, Devon, EX38 7NU • 01805 625830

North Devon Marketing Bureau

The official website for North Devon.

Great Torrington And District Care Forum

The Care Forum networks all those working in the health, welfare, caring, religious areas of our community, whether these workers are paid or voluntary, part-time or full-time.

More info about the GT and D Care Forum here...

Torrington Rotary

Torrington Rotary website

Other Organisations

In all thriving communities there are many organisations working at different levels to support different sections of society, Whether run by volunteers, or professionals, for local people or for visitors.

For up to date information and organisation contact details please talk to the Tourist Information Centre on 01805 626140, email info@great-torrington.com or call in to the office at Castle Hill.


Public Transport

Travel Line website provides information, route planning and timetables for all forms of public transport. Remember to use 'Great Torrington' as the destination or departure point (not just 'Torrington').


Zenith Taxis • 01805 624945

R & D Taxis • 01805 622707

Health & Medical


Torrington Health Centre • 01805 622247
New Road EX38 8EL

Castle Gardens Surgery • 01805 623222
Castle Hill Gardens EX38 8EU


Torrington Dental Practice • 01805 623657
Tarka House, Halsdon Terrace EX38 8DY

Castle Hill Dental Practice • 01805 625837
Castle Hill EX38 8EU


AJ Opticians • 01805 628271
10 Fore Street EX38 8HQ


Accident & Emergency • 01271 322577
North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple EX31 4JB


Lloyds Pharmacy • 01805 622174
1 High Street EX38 8HN


Torbridge Veterinary Centre • 01805 622100
1 New Rd EX38 8EJ

Hatchmoor Vets • 01805 624431
7 Hatchmoor Common Lane EX38 7HP


Great Torrington Baptist Church • 01805 624479

Torrington Methodist Church • 01805 623172
Website: torringtonmethodist.uku.co.uk
Email: torringtonmethodist@uku.co.uk
Map: Here

St Michael's CoE Church • 01805 622166
Great Torrington EX38 8PS
Website: www.greattorringtonchurch.org/

Holy Family Catholic Church • 01237 472519
Gas Lane EX38 7BE Website: plymouth-diocese.org.uk

Jubilee Church • 01805 623230
Meeting on Wednesday evenings at 20:00 at Winslade, 2a Burwood Road EX38 7NE


Emergency Telephone • 999 or 112

Devon & Cornwall Police • 101
Website: devon-cornwall.police.uk

Car Parking

There are three main car parks in Great Torrington - all of which are pay and display.

The main car park is right outside our Tourist Information Office - map here.


Public Library • 01805 622107
Castle Hill EX38 8AA (the same building as the Tourist Information Centre and Torrington 1646).
Website: devon.gov.uk/libraries

Post Office

Post Office Ltd • 0845 722 3344
7 High St EX38 8HN


Lloyds • 0845 0723333
2 Fore St EX38 8HJ

Barclays • 08457 555555
12 High Street EX38 8HW

Nationwide Building Society • 01805 624235
2 Potacre Street EX38 8BH

Cash Machines

There is a cash machine in the centre of Great Torrington.

Other Organisations

Rotary Club of Torrington
Meetings every Tuesday 12:45pm for 13:00 at the Black Horse Inn, Torrington (01805 622131). Visiting Rotarians and partners are most welcome. Secretary: John Bungay.

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