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Berry Pomeroy Castle

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A ghost of a place

Finding ourselves staying nearby we decided to have a look at the place where Yvette Fielding of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bicester, United Kingdom
A really lovely hidden treasure

Great for Ll the family and great fun with the interactive speakers you. Harry around. Staff in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Tucked away in a deep wooded valley, Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin with a colourful history of intrigue. Within the 15th-century defences of the Pomeroy family castle, looms the dramatic ruined shell of its successor, the great...more
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Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
+44 1803 866618
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Finding ourselves staying nearby we decided to have a look at the place where Yvette Fielding of "Most Haunted" collapsed ! Berry Pomeroy Castle is a very atmospheric place and we were surprised to see our little dog refused to enter the gatehouse. She put...More

Thank cweavers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for Ll the family and great fun with the interactive speakers you. Harry around. Staff in the shop were brilliant. I think she was called Helen really nice and helpful lady

Thank SSonTour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before going on holiday me and my family went to visit the castle Berry Pomeroy. Personally with the temperature being about 8/9 degrees and with the Castle just being ruins it is safe to say it would have been more enjoyable on a warm summer...More

Thank luke b
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This ruined castle is a mix of 2 eras and it is fascinating to see how the space has been used differently over the generations. The link with Henry 8th was interesting too. We took the audio tour and would advise everyone to do this...More

Thank traveljoy16
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We spent much longer than intended here. Wondering around the extensive ruins. We didn’t have the audio guide but found the guide book and info panels very informative. Even if you don’t normally like this sort of thing you will find this place interesting. The...More

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t know what to expect although I had heard spooky rumours ... well it is jus a beautifully enchanting place steeped in history that is just magical ... need to go back to discover more of the walks and grounds around the ruin Superb...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Lovely and peaceful, interesting castle, like the audio tape and the cafe is lovely. Scones are amazing.

Thank juneclarke
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Webite says access via narrow lane, their not kidding:-), if you have a motorhome, forget it, you ain't getting in there! Once there in the admitedly small but useable car park a short walk will have you stepping back in time. The audio tour coupled...More

Thank 19derek56
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The castle itself is in ruins but still very interesting. The audio tour really makes it and this is very easy to use and understand. We spent a good 90 minutes going round and learning about the history and the Seymour family. Unfortunately we couldn't...More

Thank hillfam17
Reviewed September 9, 2018

A medieval castlein the middle of the Devon countryside. Take the backroad from Totnes and follow the signs.

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January 13, 2018|
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Response from Phillip C | Reviewed this property |
It's a long way from either Paignton or Totnes and dear to far to walk as there are no sidewalks.Car is only way to get there or Taxi
June 12, 2016|
Response from theBBSS | Reviewed this property |
Member: Free Adult: £5.60 Child: £3.30 Concession: £5 (student / 60+) Family: £14.50 (Source: English Heritage, June 2016).
Susan b
June 3, 2016|
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Response from Castle_Curioso |
Yes they are. They didn't used to be, but as of Good Friday, 25 March 2016, that changed and dogs are now allowed throughout the site.