Powderham Castle

Powderham, Kenton, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8JQ

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Powderham Castle
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There is so much to see and do at Powderham Castle you will be pushed to fit it all in to one day, but don’t worry as you can come back within 7 days for FREE*

Entertaining guided tours inside the Castle take you through secret doors and even across a haunted landing! Outside there are acres to explore and discoveries to be made. Children can earn themselves a Powderham medal on our nature trail, get stuck in to arts and crafts in the Nature Nook and even plant a seed to take home in our Potting Shed. There is always a treasure trail to follow and a prize for completing it!

Visit the Walled Garden Play Area & Pets Corner, home to our friendly pets and adventure play castle, get close to the deer on a deer park safari (available daily in the school holidays) or simply take time to relax and enjoy the stunning views. 

We have lots of events throughout the season and our famous themed weeks in the school holidays*.

*Please note small extra charge applies to re-take the themed activity.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£12.95 per ticket
Child (4-16yrs)/Student£10.95 per ticket
Concession£10.95 per ticket
Senior£11.95 per ticket
Under 3sFree

Opening Times

* Open 25th March - 26th October 2018
Sunday to Friday - 10am - 5pm
First guided tour at 11.15am. Last guided tour at 3.30pm except holidays. On Fridays at 2.30pm.
Free Flow Daily 3.45 - 5.00 during summer holidays
Free return visit within 7 days

The castle sometimes closes for private functions, please call or check the website before making a special journey.

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Tour guides
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • Garden Centre
  • Plant Sales
  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Tearooms seating 25 max with an overflow of 25 in Coach House, also outdoor seating for 30.Serving cream teas, snacks and homemade lunches. Restaurant at the Country Store within the grounds with outdoor seating area.
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Bristol Pound Accepted
  • Cater for groups
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Event Venue
  • Free car parking
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Families
  • Film or TV location
  • Haunted
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Weddings

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 15
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Polish printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Specialist Features

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

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Area for musician/band
  • Garden/grounds available for photography
  • Groups Accepted
  • Lawn area for marquee

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A379. Follow B/W signs on A379 Exeter to Dawlish Road.

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Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Starcross station. Follow A379 to castle gates in Kenton.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • kmhdevon
    Bovey Tracey, United Kingdom
    Waste of time and money.
    1 of 5 stars
    30th Dec 2020
    The Christmas at the Castle was very disappointing, Having been to several other attractions lit up for Christmas we thought this would be a magical experience for our grandchildren. The castle... Read full review
  • Miss-Enid-Towill
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Awful
    1 of 5 stars
    16th Feb 2021
    Hours of my life I will never Get back Complete waste of time In 5 minutes you could see everything Probably the worst vist to anywhere in my life. Read full review
  • amandahP4577BK
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely day exploring Powderham Gardens
    4 of 5 stars
    16th Apr 2021
    We visited post lockdown as a family of four whilst staying in the area. The Castle remains closed due to covid regulations but looked impressive, standing on a well manicured lawn. The site itself... Read full review

Awards

  • Devon TourismDevon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp Devon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp 2017

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