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Devon Guild of Craftsmen

Riverside Mill Fore Street, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9AF, England
+44 1626 832223
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Green Man Festival weekend.

A lovely spacious airy building with some beautiful pieces of pottery,glass and textile crafts. Had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nikic1966
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Well worth a visit

Beautiful choice of craft related items, from pottery to fabric, wood to art. Always an exhibition... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
tonybrod
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Bovey Tracey, United Kingdom
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A free admission contemporary crafts gallery with friendly café, galleries and a large shop in a beautiful riverside setting on the fringe of Dartmoor.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Riverside Mill Fore Street, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9AF, England
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+44 1626 832223
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely spacious airy building with some beautiful pieces of pottery,glass and textile crafts. Had a good look round and wanted to buy lots! There is a cafe too serving light snacks and good coffee. Next to the river in a lovely setting. Worth a...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Beautiful choice of craft related items, from pottery to fabric, wood to art. Always an exhibition on the ground floor. Limited parking adjacent, although larger car park within 100m. Upstairs is located the cafe with a good choice of food and drinks, with a reasonable...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Regrettably, our friends brought us here in the hope of visiting an exhibition, but the main hall was closed as they were preparing for a new event in later March. There was however, a lot to see e.g. Paintings, pottery. The shop was lovely and...More

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Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for coming to see our crafts, we're so glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I love coming here for a bowl of soup! All the other food is amazing too, but the soup and crusty bread has to be my favourite

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Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks for the good words!

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Great food with a good tasty range for vegetarians. Comfortable and atmospheric, lovely to sit and chat after viewing the displays.

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Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

So glad you enjoyed your cafe visit.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Lots of beautiful crafts displayed but extremely expensive, however well worth browsing. Interesting gift shop with some unusual items plus a good range of greetings cards. Cafe is superb, really good food though again rather expensive. Dogs are allowed in the small outdoor cafe which...More

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Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We hope you'll visit us again...

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

The merchandise sold here is made by the top craftspeople in the county and covers all crafts: woodwork, pottery, glass, textiles, painting etc. Definitely worth a look. There are equivalent guilds in many other counties.

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Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Many thanks, we are so proud of our local makers in the South West.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Fascinating collection of craft together with large eccentric exhibition of items ! Free to entry and items well priced

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Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks very much, glad you enjoyed visiting us.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely time looking at the various crafts displayed, all beautiful. They’re for sale but it’s like going round an art gallery. All made by craftsmen so worth the money, but more than I can afford - a pity! Cafe has a very good...More

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Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018
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Glad you enjoyed our cafe menu!

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

A good place to come and keep warm and chat over coffee and a good snack. Enjoyed a toasted sandwich which was well done and side salad interesting but perhaps too much when just wanted a sandwich. Great shop and gallery below with lovely craft...More

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Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thankyou! Comments on salad noted, glad you enjoyed your visit to us.

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ChasC_12
2 August 2015|
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Response from Devon G | Property representative |
Yes, we have a disabled parking space in the car park area to the left side of our building. Go through the wide entrance we share with the old Riverside pub land, on the left side of Riverside Mill - and a spot is available... More
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