Berry Pomeroy Castle

Berry Pomeroy, Nr Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6LJ

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Berry Pomeroy Castle, Totnes

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Tucked away in a steep wooded valley, Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin.
Within the 15th century defences of the Pomeroy family castle, still displaying a wall painting of the Three Kings in its gatehouse chamber, looms the dramatic ruined shell of its successor, the great mansion of the Swymours.

Begun in the 1560s and ambitiously enlarged from around 1600, their mansion was intended to become the most spectacular house in Devon, a match for Longleat and Audley End. Never completed and abandoned by 1700, it became the focus of blood-curdling ghost stories, recounted in the audio tour which brings the castle history to life for visitors.

 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.50 per ticket
Child 5 - 17 Years£3.90 per ticket
Concession£5.90 per ticket
English Heritage MembersFree

Opening Times

Berry Pomeroy Castle Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes

* For full opening times and prices, visit www.,english-heritage.org.uk
Closed 24th - 26th December and 1st January

Facilities

Other

  • Accept Children over 7
  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted - Assistance dogs on leads only
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Free car parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Open All Year
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Families
  • Haunted
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 50
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 11
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - tel: 0117 9750700

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - Min group size to receive discount on admission is 11.

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A385. 2.5 miles East of Totnes off the A385.

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Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Totnes station. Bus: Fist 111, Torquay - Dartmouth.

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Recent Reviews:

  • Susan S
    Castle ruins
    5 of 5 stars
    19th Aug 2019
    This is the most captivating place to visit, it is supposedly one of the most haunted castles. It is quite hidden away and has the most quiet and relaxing atmosphere which draws one to it time and... Read full review
  • Yasmin P
    Trip Type:
    Family
    We loved it!
    5 of 5 stars
    31st Aug 2019
    Nestled away this is a beautiful spot especially if the weather is good. We all had our own audio handset and it was fantastic standing in particular 'rooms' and learning about the history and the... Read full review
  • Voyager38864156599
    Castle ruins and cream tea
    4 of 5 stars
    4th Sept 2019
    When we arrived it was spotting with rain so we decided to have a cream tea in a delightful little cafe opposite the castle. By the time we had enjoyed that the sun was out so we headed for the... Read full review

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