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Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle

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Address: Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe EX34 9SL, England
Phone Number: +44 1271 863879
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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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Nostalgic visit

Have visited years ago also when kids were little so now my kids are teenagers we visited again and they loved it just as much as before ! Rides unsuitable for them now except a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2016
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Have visited years ago also when kids were little so now my kids are teenagers we visited again and they loved it just as much as before ! Rides unsuitable for them now except a few but castle exhibits not changed but still fascinating and dungeons still scary ! Only down side are eating facilities need improving

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Good value if you have younger kids (under 11). Bit hilly walking around and slippery paths when wet. Overall nice day out.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Visited as a family whilst on holiday. Friendly welcome on arrival. Spent the first hour going round the various exhibitions in the castle. The dungeon display was too scary for our grandchildren, aged 6 and 4, but there was an option to avoid this. Started by visiting Gnomeland which our grandchildren really enjoyed. The tilting house was a particular favourite.... More 

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Catterick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Such a great day had by our young family today (children aged 6 and 8). Very reasonable prices on admission and for food (kept husband happy), so much to do in terms of perfectly pitched rides, sights and activities and immaculate toilets/grounds (kept me very happy). Also not too full despite being summer holidays and everyone there from staff through... More 

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

Hi BettyE58277 Thanks for your super review! We are all really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Watermouth Castle, and that we managed to reunite your husband with his wallet. We really try to promote ourselves as good old fashioned family fun, and it's lovely to hear that we are getting it right! From all of us here at... More 

Cuxton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We had an enjoyable day here. The rides are largely for children under ten. My three year old loved the snail ride and the aeroplane ride. My six year old loved the Snake Tube ride and the toboggan run. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Lovely setting and very well kept. Clean and well looked after. Had an amazing... More 

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

Hi Sarah B Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, and I'm really pleased to see you all enjoyed your day out. When the kids are enjoying the rides, there is not much better than sitting down with one of our famous Watermouth Waffles with home made ice cream! I think most days out are more... More 

St Ives, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

A great place to visit with lots to do for all the family. Amazing views into the bay and only a short walk from our campsite

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

Hi Paul Thanks for your visit and review. We really are lucky to live and work in Devon, and our views across the bay are indeed breathtaking. I'm glad you had a great day out, and what a bonus that you were staying within walking distance at one of our neighbours. I hope you enjoyed your stay in Devon, and... More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Love this place, been many times & it never gets boring! I'd definitely recommend from 1 years. It is a lovely place to also sit in the gardens and have a picnic. Worth a visit x

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

Hi Issy-x Thanks for a great 5 star review, we really appreciate it! It's fantastic to read that you have visited us many times before and it never gets boring. I hope you have enjoyed the new Toboggan Ride we opened this year? It has been a really popular ride, and well worth the wait. Thank you for supporting us... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Lots to do for the whole family if ur 100 or a baby great day out would love it to be nearer. Food is cheap even though a theme park they aren't their to rip people off like everywhere else. Quirky place highly recommended

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

Thanks for saying we're a great day out! If we could move the Castle closer to you I'm sure we would - though we haven't quite worked out how to do that one yet. We are a family owned and run park, so we do try to provide a good value, family day out with a fair pricing structure. I... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We Visited the castle on a very rainy day, which meant my children didn't have chance to go on all the rides. Getting up to some of the rides however are on a very steep incline which would be quite difficult for those who have walking difficulties. The castle its self is ok, the dungeon was not suitable for my... More 

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Birmingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Every corner offers a surpirse, well worth a visit! We stayed at the Castle and our little ones were happy to keep going back for more! A wholesome, safe and delightful family attraction. Beautifully kept gardens and plants, a wonderfully relaxing day out and no nasty surprises in the cafe or gift shop in terms of inflated prices. Super friendly... More 

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