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Totnes Guildhall, Totnes

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#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in Totnes
If you’re looking for a holiday, short break or day trip that combines history, beautiful countryside, independent shopping and local food & drink you’ll find it in Totnes. This unique and charming market town sits in the heart of South Devon and has an international reputation for its lively and diverse community. The atmosphere is cosmopolitan but with a distinctly rustic West Country flavour, and this makes it a remarkable place to visit for its heritage, culture and beautiful setting.

Turn any corner in Totnes and you’ll find something special. The town is reputed to have more listed buildings per head of the population than anywhere else in Britain, and a stroll around Totnes is an attraction in itself. For shopping addicts, Totnes offers an exceptional range of small independent retailers and is famed for its promotion of ethical products, wholefoods and fair trade goods. There are markets on Fridays and Saturdays, an Elizabethan market each Tuesday morning (May-September) and the award winning Sunday Good Food Market every third Sunday of the month. With river trips on the Dart, museums, a steam railway, art galleries and much more, you’ll never run out of things to do in and around Totnes.
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  • Have visited family in Totnes for years and have never been inside this interesting building that has been used as a court, prison and meeting place over the years since it was built in 1553. Located ...  more »
  • The Guildhall is a fascinating place and the guide on the day of our visit brought it alive. The building is very evidently still in use with the mayor's parlour and council meetings held there but it...  more »
  • Sighted just behind the Parish Church in the centre of Totnes the old Guildhall includes the town council chamber which was used - I think - until the 1970's. There are many interesting items on displ...  more »
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  • Very nice busy town. An all sortment of shops. Nice places to eat & drink.
  • I found Ruby at Visit Totnes a wealth of knowledge. She was able to give be timetables and advice specific to my requirements. Super friendly. Thank you.
  • No good. This disappeared when I visited.
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