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Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle)

Higher Ashton, Dunchideock, Exeter EX6 7QY, England
+44 1392 833846
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Beautiful views

We stayed here for a week in August, the views are amazing but the stairs up to the apartment are a... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2016
Winslow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent place for a Wedding

This is a wonderful location for a wedding ceremony. You can see the Haldon Belvedere from the... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2016
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Higher Ashton, Dunchideock, Exeter EX6 7QY, England
+44 1392 833846
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Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a week in August, the views are amazing but the stairs up to the apartment are a bit of a killer! It's very reasonably priced too Could be amazing but needs a lick of paint. There is a kitchen but could...More

Thank Harchmia
Reviewed September 22, 2016

This is a wonderful location for a wedding ceremony. You can see the Haldon Belvedere from the surroundings and in the morning it lights up white from the sun. A nice build up to the visit. The castle itself then has incredible views of the...More

1  Thank Ben P
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Built by Sir Robert Palk as a tribute to his friend General Stringer Lawrence, who preceded Clive of India. Fascinating building and history - you can see for miles wonderful views over Devon countryside and there are lovely walks around and picnic areas.

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Drive past high hedges, rolling countryside and real live working farms with real animals, this aint Surrey you know! Arrive on the gravel drive and step in, back in time a little. This is a lovely little castle, with a little courtyard. A great place...More

1  Thank AviemoreScotland
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This is our 3rd stay at Belvedere and each time has been nothing less than perfect. The apartment itself is well equipped, tastefully decorated and lovely and spacious however the Jewel in this castles crown is its 360 degree views! With views from every window...More

1  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Attended a wedding. Ground floor quite spacious with WC facilities and ability to watch proceedings upstairs via monitor. This for less able people as access to upper room where wedding took place was via circular stone staircase. Lovely views across miles of countryside due to...More

1  Thank Planetbenner
Reviewed June 1, 2016

A stay at the Belvedere ensures you can be king of your castle. There is only one apartment so you have the whole castle to yourselves. Email directions tell you how to claim your keys before you drive up the magnificent approach road. The grounds...More

2  Thank Shazmachad
Reviewed May 11, 2016

I used to see this castle when I was a child living in Exeter from our back garden and it was nice to visit again last Sunday 8th May, its open on Sundays for the summer months and it costs £2 per head to have...More

2  Thank ohdearmeWestmidlands
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Celebrated my 50th birthday recently at The belvedere. It was fantastic. The location, views and the space inside are all stunning and offer a very different and special venue. The food from the caterers was delicious and great quality. All our guests loved being there....More

2  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Not a major tourist attraction, but has fantastic views over parts of South Devon from the river Exe across to the edge of Dartmoor.Free to visit, take a picnic, seats provided. Ideal for a few hours in the sunshine. Haldon Belvedere is now used for...More

1  Thank SteveGBetts
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Avril W
Price and availability
May 17, 2016|
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Response from HaldonBelvedere | Property representative |
All our prices and availability for wedding ceremony or apartment hire are available on our website. If you simply wish to visit on Sunday afternoon (open from Easter 2017-September 2017) the cost is £2.50. I hope this... More
My husband suffers a bad back and finds the sunbeds with pads uncomfortable are they all the same sunbeds in hotel and which ones are they? Also how about the sunbeds on the beach?
December 27, 2014|
Response from CustomerConsultant | Reviewed this property |
There are no sunbeds, or even a beach, at Haldon Belvedere