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Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle

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Address: Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe EX34 9SL, England
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With an enchanting mix of children's activities and nostalgic blasts from...

With an enchanting mix of children's activities and nostalgic blasts from the past, Watermouth Castle appeals to kids from 1 to 100 years of age! Welcome to one of Devon's premier tourist attractions.

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Great family theme park

Great to revisit somewhere I went as a kid and have fond memories of. Park has a great range of rides for the younger kids, as well as plenty for older kids and adults. Went with... read more

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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great to revisit somewhere I went as a kid and have fond memories of. Park has a great range of rides for the younger kids, as well as plenty for older kids and adults. Went with a four, six and nine year old and all loved it. Park is well maintained and laid out. There are some hills but nothing... More 

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I would highly recommend visiting watermouth castle to anyone visiting the area. Lots to see and do for people of all ages. I would recommend that you bring your own food as there isn't too much choice. But everything else about the castle is great.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful castle and scenery. Great for kids and good value for money. No extra hidden charges for rides and you may Take your own food. Lovely day out

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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here with my daughter over Easter for a day out and we spent the whole day at the park. Some areas seem a little tired - for example, some of the features in the Gnome land didn't work - but there was plenty to do and we managed to stay for around 6 hours without getting bored! The... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful grounds, and old fashioned rides. lots of interactive things to play with in the 'castle' and old fashioned slot penny machines. Mostly 10 pence or 2 pence machines. Take lots of change!!!

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day out for me and my little one. She's 5 so lots to do and keep her occupied. There's also a lot of interesting historical things to look at. Overall good value for money.

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Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this review

Hi sarfrog83 Thanks for a lovely 5 star review. It's particularly nice to read that you found us to be good value for money. This is something we strive to achieve as the entrance price covers all rides and attractions (except water balloons/slot machines/catering). We hope to see you and your little one again in the future. More 

Wales, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fab time spent here. Mostly suitable for kids under 10 I think but the toboggan ride is a must! Very hilly, very steep. Not pushchair or wheelchair friendly unless you have someone very fit pushing you. Gnome world is lovely and the lazy river ride.

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Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this review

Hi Laura Thanks for a fab 5 stars and lovely review. We really appreciate you taking the time to send us your thoughts. We hope to see you again soon. More 

West Yorkshire
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102 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have read the reviews and note that a lot of people seem to like it here. Would definitely not recommend to anyone without young children. All the displays and especially the models seemed second class and dusty. Certain areas were interesting to us - especially the arcade machines. The courtyard café was a complete disaster. OH ordered a beefburger... More 

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Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this review

Hi Cath Thanks for taking the time to send us your review. It would appear you didn't have the best experience here, which is always a shame for us to read. However, it will give us plenty to improve upon. I apologise if you were not informed there would be a wait on cream teas. We had been extremely busy... More 

Bridgend, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Watermouth is great on a dry day there is not much other than the castle under cover. You enter through the castle which is full of bric a brac and the scariest looking mannequins I've ever seen. Once through the castle you enter the groups which are very pretty and landscaped beautifully. There are a number of rides which are... More 

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Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this review

Hi bridgeling Thanks for coming out to see us at Watermouth Castle. It seems as though we have some room for improvement with your party, and we appreciate the feedback. The Castle is a step back in time to the Victorian era, with simple pleasures and scenes depicting what life was like for the people who lived and worked at... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting visit especially the old penny arcade machines which you can have a go on. Plenty to do especially if you have children and if you do then you could easily spend the day.

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