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Dartington Crystal

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There is so much to offer at Dartington Crystal in Great Torrington. A fantastic visitor attraction, with something for all of the family...

Take in the Factory Experience & Visitor Centre where you can see and hear the fascinating story of 50 years of history with Dartington. In the Audio Visual Theatre, you can then follow the Timeline Exhibition from 1967 to present day where you will learn interesting facts and see products dating from the early years. See our talented Master Engraver working wonders and creating master pieces. There is also an abundance of Creative Activities to take part in: Have your Hand Cast forever in glass, be creative and have a go at Glass Blowing, you can even take your masterpiece home as a souvenir. Children and even adults can paint your own glass or make your own glass jewellery.  

Enter the Factory Experience and watch our award winning makers at work. See the action up close from the factory floor and then follow the elevated walkway to view the magic from above.

A great place to shop...
Our factory shopping complex provides a great selection of products and offers and even better, they are all under one roof.

Great Shopping Destination with a host of brands to choose from. The fantastic selection of Dartington brands at bargain prices, The Dartington Kitchen & Home store and Homewares section which has lots to offer such as interiors, soft furnishings & gifts, it certainly is the perfect place to shop and all under one roof with many other brands such as Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Portmeirion, T & G Woodware, Heathcote & Ivory, Wrendale and Jellycats, there is even The all year round Christmas Shop.

To complete your visit, relax and unwind with a cup of fresh coffee and something tempting from the great choice of cakes and snacks on offer in our Pavilion Cafe.

Then, why not enjoy our Devon Ginspiration Bar where you can enjoy local tipples in a relaxed and friendly environment. The Devon Ginspiration Bar is serving a string of Devon made gins, Devon wines and beers – all served up in the best choice of Dartington glass so you can “try before you buy".

Kids Go Free and Parking is Free

Dog Friendly Unfortunately only assistance dogs are permitted. Water bowls provided.

Visitor Centre & Shop:

Monday - Friday: 0930 - 1700

Saturday: 1000 - 1700

Sunday: 1000 - 1600

Factory Experience is only open Monday - Friday only.

Mon - Fri - 930 - 1600 (last entry 1515)

Devon Ginspiration Bar 

Monday - Friday 1200 - 1700

Saturday & Sunday 1200 - 1600

Opening times for all of the above may be subject to seasonal changes. Please call before your visit - Bank Holidays and Winter Openings may apply. Booking advisable for Creative Activities. 

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  • Family Friendly
  • All Weather
  • Free Car Parking
  • Open All Year
  • Shopping
  • Group Bookings
  • Educational Visits
  • Coaches Accepted Off Road

Dartington Crystal
Torrington EX38 7AN

01805 626262

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Bus routes
Stagecoach South West

Bus numbers 71, 72, 75, 5B

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