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Berry Pomeroy Castle

Address: Berry Pomeroy, Totnes TQ9 6NJ, England
Phone Number: 44 (0) 1803 866618
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Totnes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Mysterious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Said to be one of the most haunted castles in England, this brooding 12th-century fortification was...
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Type: Castles, Mysterious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Said to be one of the most haunted castles in England, this brooding 12th-century fortification was founded by the Pomeroy family who came to England with William the Conqueror.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We came across the castle after visiting the village church. As it is a ruin, I wasn't,t sure that there would be much to see but we paid the entrance fee which included a hand held receiver documenting the castles history room by room. Well, it was really fascinating. I couldn,t believe that I had never heard that Jane Seymour's... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Nice set of ruins, with well maintained grounds, with decent cafe and loo. Worth a look if you're in the area. Free to National Trust members. £5/adult otherwise.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Visited here on Tuesday, only to find its only open weekends, I recently brought my English heritage membership, but nothings ever open, it's disgusting. I was not told this when signing up that you close everything in the winter. I work weekends so can't go. Any excuse to close I think.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The site was closed when we visited on a weekday in late November, but using our OS map we followed public footpaths which lead down the drive and enabled us to do a circular tour. The first view of the castle seen through the autumn trees was memorable. After admiring the gatehouse and curtain wall we followed an old bridle... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A hidden gem! A well preserved castle with an interesting and checkered history- worth dodging the pheasants for!

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Visited here on a recent holiday with my family. I have been here several times before and we always come back! Its a beautiful yet haunting place to visit! Its positioned beautifully in the rolling Devon countryside. A very inexpensive day out for all to enjoy with lovely walks in the grounds! A must go to place if you are... More 

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Fareham
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Extremely interesting and well presented showing the difference between the medieval site and Elizabethan. Free Audio guide.

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Berkshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great castle, I don't normally like audio guides but actually used this one. Very atmospheric and a beautiful setting. We arrived shortly after opening on a Saturday and had the castle pretty much to ourselves. Will definitely return.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My work is as full time internationally sought intuitive awareness coach. my work covers from the rich and famous hollywood type to your average joe I used to live very close to Berry Pomeroy. Just a couple of experiences to share at what quiet possibly is a very unique vibrational devon attraction. Where to anyone who knows the space knows... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What made this attraction interesting is it is situated in the middle of a forest. A car is recommended otherwise from the bus stop, it is indeed a very long walk. The scenery around you takes all the tiredness away. It's exhilarating to see if you're a nature lover. As me and my husband went at holloween period, we've also... More 

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