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Berry Pomeroy Castle

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A ghost of a place

Finding ourselves staying nearby we decided to have a look at the place where Yvette Fielding of... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Bicester, United Kingdom
A really lovely hidden treasure

Great for Ll the family and great fun with the interactive speakers you. Harry around. Staff in the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Tucked away in a deep wooded valley, Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin with a colourful history of intrigue. Within the 15th-century defences of the Pomeroy family castle, looms the dramatic ruined shell of its successor, the great...more
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Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
+44 1803 866618
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All reviews audio tour ghost stories english heritage well worth a visit narrow road wooded valley beautiful ruin single track a small car park devon countryside passing places nice visit its heyday peaceful location gift shop cafe on site cream tea
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Finding ourselves staying nearby we decided to have a look at the place where Yvette Fielding of "Most Haunted" collapsed ! Berry Pomeroy Castle is a very atmospheric place and we were surprised to see our little dog refused to enter the gatehouse. She put...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Great for Ll the family and great fun with the interactive speakers you. Harry around. Staff in the shop were brilliant. I think she was called Helen really nice and helpful lady

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Before going on holiday me and my family went to visit the castle Berry Pomeroy. Personally with the temperature being about 8/9 degrees and with the Castle just being ruins it is safe to say it would have been more enjoyable on a warm summer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This ruined castle is a mix of 2 eras and it is fascinating to see how the space has been used differently over the generations. The link with Henry 8th was interesting too. We took the audio tour and would advise everyone to do this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We spent much longer than intended here. Wondering around the extensive ruins. We didn’t have the audio guide but found the guide book and info panels very informative. Even if you don’t normally like this sort of thing you will find this place interesting. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I didn’t know what to expect although I had heard spooky rumours ... well it is jus a beautifully enchanting place steeped in history that is just magical ... need to go back to discover more of the walks and grounds around the ruin Superb...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely and peaceful, interesting castle, like the audio tape and the cafe is lovely. Scones are amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Webite says access via narrow lane, their not kidding:-), if you have a motorhome, forget it, you ain't getting in there! Once there in the admitedly small but useable car park a short walk will have you stepping back in time. The audio tour coupled...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The castle itself is in ruins but still very interesting. The audio tour really makes it and this is very easy to use and understand. We spent a good 90 minutes going round and learning about the history and the Seymour family. Unfortunately we couldn't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 9 September 2018

A medieval castlein the middle of the Devon countryside. Take the backroad from Totnes and follow the signs.

Date of experience: September 2018
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14 January 2018
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Response from Phillip C | Reviewed this property
It's a long way from either Paignton or Totnes and dear to far to walk as there are no sidewalks.Car is only way to get there or Taxi
13 June 2016
Response from theBBSS | Reviewed this property
Member: Free Adult: £5.60 Child: £3.30 Concession: £5 (student / 60+) Family: £14.50 (Source: English Heritage, June 2016).
Susan b
4 June 2016
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Response from Castle_Curioso
Yes they are. They didn't used to be, but as of Good Friday, 25 March 2016, that changed and dogs are now allowed throughout the site.