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Dartington Crystal

Linden Close, Great Torrington EX38 7AN, England
+44 1805 626242
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Well worth a visit!

Having often considered visiting , we decided to do so when our friends came over to stay. A very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dyneyboy
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
via mobile
Educational

It was a very rainy day and decided to visit Dartington Crystal as it was something to do in doors... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
HughUK
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UK
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“factory tour” (75 reviews)
“glass blowing” (60 reviews)
“factory shop” (39 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Linden Close, Great Torrington EX38 7AN, England
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+44 1805 626242
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having often considered visiting , we decided to do so when our friends came over to stay. A very interesting venue. One is able to observe glassmaking and blowing from a gallery within the workshop itself. Glass products can be bought in the shop afterwards...More

Thank dyneyboy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a very rainy day and decided to visit Dartington Crystal as it was something to do in doors. The place is interesting and you get to see how the glass is blown and shaped. The glass blowers are very skilled and made it...More

Thank HughUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice interesting few hours spent looking at the glass and seeing how the very talented people blew the glass and the different steps in making the items

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good to see how the glasses/decanters were blown - some very talented people there with many year's experience between them. Fascinating to watch

Thank JennieandStuart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The factory visit is a must. Such an example of team work to see the glassblowing in action. Even the creative director was on the floor some of the time consulting with her colleagues about some detail or other on a piece. Due to the...More

Thank Monty T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was fairly mixed, I thought the glasses were beautiful, the place was interesting and the tea was excellent. However, the scones which come with the cream teas were disappointing.

Thank Ross W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to see glassblowers at work. Smaller than I'd imagined for the largest glass works in the U.K. but worth a visit nevertheless. Some interesting & beautiful pieces on display in the visitor centre and lots on sale in the shop (some from other U.K....More

Thank AndrewSG51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to visit because it was raining on our visit to Torrington and were pleasantly surprised about how much time we could spend here. The Edinburgh woollen mill shop had some great deals , the crystal shop was very nice. Unfortunately being that we...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely fascinating watching the glass being blown. Extra activities, which are good if you have children - making hand and footprints out of glass, making glass jewelry, painting glass. Excellent seconds shop. Good cafe. We first visited years ago and it's been vastly improved for...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Trip advisor- no option for adult daughter & her mum!!!! Myself & my mum went as part of our holiday, she had been been before but had a baby & buggy in tow so this time we was able 2 get round a lot quicker...More

1  Thank HARMY 4 EYES
Sue F, Manager at Dartington Crystal, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you for your review and for awarding us five starts. We are all delighted to learn that you found it easy to get around and your visit was a fantastic one. Thank you once again for your review and feedback it is much appreciated....More

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Allie M
31 May 2017|
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Response from Sue F | Property representative |
Hi Allie Thank you for your interest in Dartington Crystal. You most certainly can. Dogs are welcome in our shops on a lead. We look forward to seeing you Many Thanks Sue
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gmgone
31 July 2016|
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Response from Sue F | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, entrance fee as follows:- Adults £8.50 Senior Citizens £7.50 Children up to 16yrs FREE entry We would also recommend that you pick up one of our leaflets to receive discount on our entrance... More
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