Local Organisations and Information

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

Local Businesses & Organisations

Castle Community Centre

The Centre has been created from the former ballroom of the Castle Hill Hotel, now known simply as Castle Hill, adjacent to Sydney House (South Street) car park. The Centre offers a large self contained, multifunctional room with catering facilities and garden, which is available for hire, either by the hour between 08:00 and 16:00 or by sessions. Ideal for private parties and group meetings.

For booking rates and details contact Susie and John Golightly: 07971 651938


The Great Torrington Town Traders keeps an up-to-date directory of local member businesses.

Organisations & Groups

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

Rotary Club of Torrington
Meetings every Tuesday 18:00pm for 18:30 at Torrington Golf Club. Visiting Rotarians and partners are most welcome. Their website is here. Secretary: Rick Smale, 20 Cornmarket, Great Torrington, EX38 8EY. Tel: 01805 622419

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 623747

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


P B Donner • 01805 622246
2 Well Street EX38 8EP


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

Torrington Hospital - Minor Injuries ONLY • 01805 622208
Calf Street EX38 7BJ


Lloyds Pharmacy • 01805 622174
1 High Street EX38 8HN


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


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

Great Torrington Police Station • 08452 777444
Pathfield EX38 7BX
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


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

Cash Machines

There is a cash machine in the Post Office (working hours) centre of Great Torrington.

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