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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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Art gallery and local crafts

We visited this old mill which has been transformed into an arts and craft centre. A part is an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
29GrannyJ
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New Forest, United Kingdom
Lovely place

A lovely range of beautiful items and great cafe too. Well worth a visit on a rainy morning or... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kate M
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Devon Guild of Craftsmen is an acclaimed exhibition space for contemporary craft and design as well as a leading charity for craft education. Located in Bovey Tracey, our large craft centre offers inspiring exhibitions and events for people to buy, make and learn about contemporary craft. Our Craft Shop sells hand-made gifts and a wide range of contemporary craft work by 250 South West based makers. Our Terrace Cafe has delicious local food, childrens menu and play area as well as rooftop seating with glorious views across the town. Open daily, 10am - 5.30Pm We also have FREE wifi to keep you connected.
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Riverside Mill Fore Street, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9AF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this old mill which has been transformed into an arts and craft centre. A part is an exhibition area, a part shop and upstairs is a very good cafe.We spent ages looking at the current exhibition however the shop is very pricey. The...More

Thank 29GrannyJ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A lovely range of beautiful items and great cafe too. Well worth a visit on a rainy morning or afternoon.

Thank Kate M
Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are very glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent range of work from artists and craftspeople across several media. You'll see ceramics, lithographs, needle felting, paintings and textiles. I missed the summer exhibition by a day, unfortunately, and the main gallery was being set up for the next. But the small gallery...More

Thank Andrew G
Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit for the kind words, and sorry that the show had just finished. We hope you will come again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like local arts and crafts this is the place for you. It has the feel of an art gallery with items on display in a number of rooms and for sale too. My friends went back as they liked looking around so much!...More

Thank anthonyfj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited three times now; each time we have visited Dartmoor. We love to meet up with friends from Torquay here and have a snack and a chat then investigate the range of crafts available, always a good choice. The service in the cafe...More

Thank DianaWeTe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a large premises, but what is on display is some of the very best and so imaginative. Having enjoyed the variety and items on sale, we needed lunch. The food was outstanding quality. My salad went beyond just good food, added mint and herbs...More

1  Thank David F
Devon G, Public Relations Manager at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has been one of our must see places for over 30 years. The quality of the work on sale is outstanding, and despite having bought from here for all this time we still come away with new items that we love. The current exhibition...More

1  Thank Graham H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I love calling in here from time to time. Always a pleasure. I see some say the items are too expensive but these are crafted pieces, not the usual mass produced stuff. Plenty of interesting little bits, including treasures for children too and I nearly...More

1  Thank Lincolnexpats
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This place has a guest craftsperson on site each week/month and also sells various craft items in there shop. There is a cafe upstairs (with a lift). It is a very nice relaxing place to wander around.

1  Thank Kate1872
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Guild is set in an old mill house by the river Bovey. It offers a wide range of gifts including ceramics, jewellery, paintings, pictures, other art installations etc. Many artists are features and there are a wide range of interesting and unique items to...More

1  Thank pn212017
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ChasC_12
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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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