Welcome to Ashburton

Ashburton is a vibrant, rural Devon town and the gateway to stunning Dartmoor.

“A town for all reasons” – Ashburton has something for everyone!

Ashburton Town Hall

About Us

Ashburton is an historic ancient Stannary Town (which means it was once a centre for the administration of tin-mining) and is recorded in the Domesday Book.

The Town Council is located in Ashburton Town Hall, a Grade II listed building in North Street.

Come and Explore!

Guide to Ashburton and South Dartmoor Activities and Events

Explore Ashburton

Find out what this ancient Stannary town has to offer...

Information Centre

Our Information Centre is the hub of knowledge in the town...

Places To Eat

Ashburton has become famous for quality culinary experiences...

Places To Stay

Book your accommodation and use it to explore Ashburton...

"Perfect for anyone who needs all perks of living in a town but wants to be able to make a fast getaway. Ashburton is just off the Devon Expressway, with two cities just half an hour away, but with brilliant shops, community and a buzzing community right there."

Ashburton resident drinking beer

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At Ashburton Town Council we are here to help. If you have a question about living in or visiting our town, please get in touch.

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