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Watermouth Castle

Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe EX34 9SL, England
01271 863879
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Ilfracombe
Type: Castles
Owner description: 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!... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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English first
West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

It is quite a modern castle so not much history to it. The castle itself is a bit random inside with a selection of random items that represent history and a statue of Henry VIII who had obviously never been there. On entry there were a band made up of robots. So I wasn't keen on the castle itself and... More

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Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

great for families of all ages. reasonably priced and lots to do.food good value for money. rides are aimed more at younger children, but its good that everything is included in your admission price apart from the water ballons. these only cost a pound and my kids and hubby had great fun launching them at each other.

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Stevenage
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Great place for young children, but not many rides. As a family we all enjoyed soaking each other with the water balloons. Very hilly. Not ideal for those mobility difficulties.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Sorry for late review, but have just reviewed this years hol's so wanted to share this from lasts. This was our favourite trip of our visit to Ilfracombe. I loved it as it was engineering heaven, very entertaining and a bit 'magical'. It has so much to do and something for everyone. The price is reasonable, and from the moment... More

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Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Castle, responded to this review

Thanks Oldskool88, with great reviews like that we are happy to wait for them. I'm really pleased to hear that we were your favourite day out on your visit to Ilfracombe. You're quite right, to the trained eye we are an engineering heaven. There are so many unique pieces of equipment used in our attractions, and it is a testament... More

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

If your kids are young they will love this place but i would like to have had more access to the main house.

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West Country
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

I would broadly agree with most of the other reviews. The rides went down really well with the little ones, the little water area seem to hold a fascination with getting themselves soaking wet, then regretting it. One note for adults, there is no beer or lager on sale. We probably spent eight hours in the Castle grounds, and a... More

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

I used to visit Watermouth Castle when I was a child having grown up having holidays in Ilfracombe until I got married. The castle part had changed very little since I was last there and I was disappointed that the first room no longer had the man giving a presentation on the musical instruments in there as I always enjoyed... More

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

this is a brilliant attraction for all the family with a chance to look at a bit of history for the adults, and there are plenty to do with the children with rides and plenty of interactive experience. rides are for more smaller children. but still an enjoyable day. The admission price is fair and nothing else to pay, unless... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Recently visited Watermouth with Family & Friends during the Summer Hols. Nice attraction, easy to park with overflow parking. We were there for about 4hrs with 3 Children aged between 8-10yrs old. Friends that we were with said they've been before and since their last visit some newer rides had been introduced, however I would say that overall Watermouth would... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

We have a caravan nearby and take advantage of the return during the season for £2 per person, we have been in April,May July and August, our son loves it he is nearly 4, we love the friendliness of the attraction, kids come first, the house is great fun, hands on old coin operated slot machine pier attractions, have loads... More

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