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Totnes Guildhall

Ramparts Walk, Totnes, England
+44 1803 862147
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A real gem

An amazing old building with lots of history. It served as the administrative centre, court and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LizaLouEssex
,
Essex
via mobile
Stepping back in time

This historical building is so steeped in history that you feel that you could have time travelled... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Clive9954
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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  • Average15%
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Ramparts Walk, Totnes, England
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+44 1803 862147
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing old building with lots of history. It served as the administrative centre, court and prison for centuries, and the prison cells alone are worth visiting for. There are interesting stories to read of those held here who were transported to Australia, and a...More

Thank LizaLouEssex
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This historical building is so steeped in history that you feel that you could have time travelled and gone back in time. If you have been watching poldark recently you can imagine the characters in that story sitting on the bench handing out punishments, it...More

Thank Clive9954
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Tucked behind the church this is well worth seeking out as it is such a beautiful building. Follow the little alleyway along and down the steps onto the main street

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Its well worth while trying to find this old building behind the church Its full of local history and the old court house and cells . I took so long looking at the items I was nearly locked in when they closed

Thank Christopher K
Reviewed 1 July 2017

If you walk through the Church of St Mary's you'll find the Guildhall at the back, seemingly hidden away from the High Street. This is a really important building which has played and is still playing a pivotal part in the civic life of Totnes....More

Thank A M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is really a most interesting building with plenty of contents. Unfortunately we did not have enough time to take everything in and must revisit sometime in the future

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The Totnes Guildhall is a nice town history museum. It has a few nice historic rooms where the town council still convenes. There's also a prison in the basement. Worth a visit when you're around.

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Firstly, I would like to say this is open summer time only from 11 am to 3 pm, and is manned by volunteers, so make sure you attended at these times, and avoid the problem of disappointment of missing out. The interior is a treat...More

Thank mhcnt
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If you have a little time to spare in the pretty town of Totnes then the Guildhall is well worth a ten minute detour uphill from the High Street.

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Chaps of all ages are fully into this lovely preservation of the era of the Black Death, civic representation and municipal recognition. The record of Mayors, the seating for different sized worthies and the two adjacent and "manned" cells (eye popping for small boys) are...More

Thank embleton07
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