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Old 1860 print of Tavistock Guildhall and church

Tavistock Heritage Trust

Dedicated to preserving and protecting Tavistock's rich and varied history as a
UNESCO World Heritage Town.


Tavistock's rich history stretches back over 1000 years, featuring medieval monks, Sir Francis Drake and a nineteenth-century metamorphosis.

World Heritage Site

Tavistock is the eastern gateway to the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site, and the ideal place to start your exploration of the region's social and industrial history.

The Guildhall

The Guildhall Gateway Project has restored Tavistock's iconic Guildhall and transformed it into a new visitor interpretation centre.

Visitor Information Centre

Our volunteer-run VIC welcomes visitors to Tavistock and gives them the information they need to start exploring the town's fascinating past and captivating present. 

Tavistock Heritage Stories

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Bedford Square print in 1860
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