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Address: Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9AF, England
Phone Number: +44 1626 832223
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Description: Devon Guild of Craftsmen is an acclaimed exhibition space for contemporary...
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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Less expensive than expected, all fresh made cakes and biscuits, very tasty, a very pleasant atmosphere, wouldn't hesitate to recommend

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Less expensive than expected, all fresh made cakes and biscuits, very tasty, a very pleasant atmosphere, wouldn't hesitate to recommend

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

There is so much to see at the Devon Guild in Bovey Tracey and we found it quite by chance as we parked at the bottom of town. We went back time and again to look at the painting, glass, ceramics, gifts and the wonderful wood turning. Upstairs there is a very good restaurant with an excellent home made, fresh... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Mill is a showcase for local artists and craft workers in a wide range of formats and materials. We've been going there for 30 years or so about once or twice a year and sometimes its better than others but always worth a look. The cafe is fine, too.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We have visited the Guild before and enjoyed looking at the beautiful pieces of glass, ceramics, textiles and paintings. As you wander through the art work, up a flight of stairs you find a cafe serving teas/coffee cakes and light lunches. The cheese scone I had with my soup, delicious. A very nice cappuccino followed, and my husband seemed to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Lots of inspiration and lovely art to be found here. A very modern and functional art space. Well worth a visit

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We happened across this former mill after a Sunday afternoon stroll through the park/woods opposite. The cafe combines size, warmth & tasty food in equal measure. I liked the modern fire arrangement:especially in deep Devonian midwinter. I'm impressed, too, at the range of gluten-free/alternative food (herb scone, Bounty Bar, chocolate brownie) offered to those like me... They cater for breakfast,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Unusual array of art and craft objects - worth a visit especially if you are seeking an different type of present

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

the museum and shop are blended, you don't feel like you are in a shop or a museum it was a wonderful way to explore the local artists work.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Large well lit exhibition hall and gallery shows off very well individual ceramics, pottery, and jewellery . Paintings and prints, wonderful collection of cards, Wood and stone, a real mix of local crafts. Looking for a special present for someone or wanting an individual souvenir to take home from Devon,? Look no further. Some quite expensive , it's true, but... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Wonderful gallery full of lovely Devon crafts. Very expensive, however. I can only look, wish and weep, but I enjoy doing all three of those, so that's okay.

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