Great Torrington, Devon, UK
Great Torrington had a significant part to play in the English Civil War with the Battle of Great Torrington in 1646. This is an excellent town to visit as it has a lot of interesting places to explore within and is encircled by common land which has a large variety of natural habitat and flowers and 20 miles of footpaths to explore.
A town trail also known as the Civil War Trail takes you on a short walking tour of the town including a visit to the local museum in the town hall.
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