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Interesting place

Small castle but that did not detract from its beauty. Had a fab time wandering around. Lots to see... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
fionajayne2016
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Amazing

In some ways, Tiverton Castle isn't a place you'd go out of your way to visit - and, as it's still... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Lee S
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Tiverton Castle Park Hill | Castle Lodge, Tiverton EX16 6RP, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Small castle but that did not detract from its beauty. Had a fab time wandering around. Lots to see and do,

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank fionajayne2016
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Did not bother to enter this site as they wanted £7 for a maximum of three hours to visit this venue, which we thought was overpriced.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

In some ways, Tiverton Castle isn't a place you'd go out of your way to visit - and, as it's still privately occupied, there are only a couple of days a week when you can get in to the Grounds. More prohibitive seems to be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lee S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Parked outside St Peters Church where there is free parking (limited to 2 hours at peak times). More parking inside the castle after the gates are open but the castle entrance is quite narrow so be careful. We are both Historic Houses members so entry...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Really very good indeed, so informative, so well laid out, so interesting and so well done... really not to be missed..... its fabulous. The opening times are quite limited and as such its a real undiscovered gem, Sunday afternoon seems a good time to go...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DAVID V
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Stepping through solid doors we were greeted by Mrs Gordon who gave an introductory talk as we enjoyed coffee and biscuits. Wonderful grounds and romantic ruins, Norman towers and gatehouse. Attractive gardens to explore and appreciate. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank maggiebatt
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We stayed at Pear Tree apartment for 5 nights in June 2018. The apartment has four main rooms, kitchen, lounge, bedroom and bathroom plus a small hall and a utility room. The room are large with high ceilings. Very clean and well equipped with comfortable...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank photoenth
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Tiverton on a Sunday and found that Tiverton Castle was open from 1430. What a find! We were given a guided tour by an incredibly knowledgeable gentleman who easily filled 2 hours with fascinating information. The castle has quite a small footprint but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mistermikeuk
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I went with 3 adults 2 children. The children got to try on the helmets and explore the grounds . We were allowed an apple by the Gardner from the orchard . Sunny day so walking around the grounds was more enjoyable

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank lime845
Reviewed 21 September 2017

A really interesting castle steeped in history with a very knowledgeable guide who was happy to spend time talking to us, answering questions. It was great to be able to sit on the chairs, unlike the National Trust!! The armour was fascinating, and great to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dtilbury
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