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Dartington Crystal

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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Great Torrington, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

To watch the glass blowing is magic. There are shops to buy glass goods and other things, also a cafe and several toilets. You could spend the whole day there and not be bored for a minute.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daydream670505
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty to look at in the crystal glass showrooms and in the Edinburgh Mills shop. Prices vary from phenomenal to really good bargains. Only disappointment is the café which closed at 2pm.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dorymai
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Normally go every couple of years and this year has been there 50th Year nice to see that a old tradition keeps going. They do have very interesting deals at the shop items that aren’t perfect will be sold at a much lower price than...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank leed809
Reviewed 26 December 2018

Went here on a wet and windy day, lovely and warm inside. Found it very interesting watching the glass blowers would like to have seen some crystal glasses and vases being made. I thought the sales area was a disappointment the cafe did a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank theresa b
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Some of the crystal here is staggering.they have some bargains and some things whose price will make your eyes water.!! All in all a good inexpensive day out,if you dont go on a buying spree.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

It was really good to visit a proper working factory and see the lovely glass items being blown. Nice to see an idea from 50 years ago still bearing fruit and employing people. Good exhibition and cafe and a large sale showroom where there were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RichGale1
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Really good and very interesting to see skilled craftsmen at work. Very informative visitor centre, and well stocked gift shop. I really enjoyed the tour. Also recommend cafe. Excellent scones.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank metromanHuddersfield
Reviewed 12 November 2018

When in North Devon, a visit to Dartington crystal is a must. As well as seeing the skilled glassblowers at work, there is an excellent showroom with finished products to see and buy if you wish. There are also franchises stores within the store including...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlanC2928
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The shop is amazing and makes one want to spend money BUT the education centre /museum leaves a lot to be desired. The exhibits are run down and the water cascade over the glasses is even rusty. The centre is full of stuff that is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mikey W
Sue F, Manager at Dartington Crystal, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Dear Mikey W Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your review regarding your recent visit to Dartington Crystal. It's a disappointing review for all of us at Dartington Crystal. Some of the points that you raised can be...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Arrived at 1.15pm and husband went to find out about the tour. was told to come back at about 1.50, so we ate our picnic first. Worth waiting for as the glass blowing was so interesting. one of the workers took the time to tell...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maureen N
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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
30 July 2016|
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