Walking Tours

Walking Tours run by the Tavistock Heritage Trust

Discover the rich history of the World Heritage town of Tavistock through informative walking tours, run by the Tavistock Heritage Trust from April to October each year.

Explore Tavistock's past with the engaging Heritage Introduction Tour, offering an overview of our fascinating 1,000-year-old World Heritage Town.

Why not dive into the world of brewing and pubs with our Pubs and Breweries tour, a delightful journey through history of its breweries and public houses, which used to quench the thirst of the people of Tavistock, 6 of which are still open today.

The Tavistock Abbey tour visits the remnants of the Abbey and its history as one of the wealthiest Abbeys in the southwest, as well as being the religious and administrative centre to the region for nearly 600 years.

If you're a train or railway enthusiast, The Railways tour is a must-attend, spanning two hours outlining the history of the two railways which served the town from 1859 to the 1960s.

The canal is a longer tour that will suit those who enjoy a walk beside water, passing notable spots like the birthplace of Sir Francis Drake whilst keeping an eye out for our resident kingfisher.

For more for intrepid souls the Tavistock at Twilight Tour delves into the shadows of Tavistock's darker side, revealing intriguing stories and dastardly happenings.

For booking and information, please visit The Tavistock Heritage Trust Website

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