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Dartmouth Castle

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Castle Road

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - from 597 review(s)from 597 review(s)

Tel: 01803 834445

Dartmouth Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Family£19.00 per person per day
Concession£6.60 per person per day
Adult£7.30 per person per day
Child 5 - 15 Years£4.40 per person per day

*Prices may vary at special events.
English Heritage members are Free


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Roganroy
    Leatherhead, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Go there by ferry boat from Darmouth!
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th September 2017
    As the car park at the castle is very small (impossible for our motorhome!) we arrived on the small ferry from Dartmouth quay (£2.50pp single - dogs being free and welcomed at the castle). There is... Read full review
  • NotLordPercy
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Small but interesting
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th September 2017
    The view from the reception area must be the most spectacular anywhere in the country! Just a huge expanse of water! You can marvel at the view several times on this visit and wriggle up a couple of... Read full review
  • Christina S
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Dartmouth Castle and Church
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th September 2017
    We arrived in the small car park to find the parking meter out of order, apparently like this for more than one year! We toured the Castle and read about the history - you need to be very able... Read full review



  • Accept Children over 7
  • Dog friendly
  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Due to access restrictions, pre-booking by groups is advised although not essential. Min size group to receive the 15% discount on admission is 11 people plus the group leader. For more information call 0207 973 3529

Key Features

  • Families
  • Groups
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Not managed by English Heritage. Parking area close to castle entrance.

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - No coaches. Parking is charged, not managed by English Heritage.
  • Parking (charge)


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Not managed by English Heritage.
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 02:00
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 75
  • Min group size - 11
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Dogs Accepted - Dog on leads welcome.
  • Event Venue
  • Open all year
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets - Not managed by English Heritage.

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families - Family events programme in the school holidays.
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Please pre-book by calling 0117 9750700

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 11 or more to receive group discount.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Road Access:1 mile SE of Dartmouth off B3205, narrow approach road

Public Transport Directions

Train Access:Paignton 8 miles via ferry Bus Access:Stagecoach in Devon 120 Paignton - Kingswear, then a ferry to Dartmouth; Stagecoach in Devon 111 Torquay - Dartmouth (passing Totnes railway station). On both, alight Dartmouth, then 1 milewalk or ferry to site. Ferry: Take the Castle Ferry from Town Quay for a lovely journey across to the castle.  

Opening Times

Dartmouth Castle open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* For full opening times and prices, visit www.,

Closed 24th - 26th December and 1st January

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