Local Information

History of Tavistock

Tavistock is a beautiful historic town. Below, you will find links to information on Tavistock's wonderful history which has been sourced through both online and offline media to bring together a comprehensive historical Tavonion guide.

General Medieval History

Parish Church

Early Modern History

Francis Drake


Modern History

Tavistock Pannier Market

General Information

Here you can read up on general information regarding Tavistock, Devon. This includes regular yearly events held in and around Tavistock.

Tavistock Garden Festival

Goosey Fair

What Does This Mean?

Providing information on what certain words mean that could be seen or used around Tavistock, Devon. Please contact us on admin@yourguidetotavistock.co.uk is you see or read something that you think needs an explanation.

What is a Pannier?

What does stannary mean?