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Powderham Castle

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Type:Castle/Fort

Powderham
Kenton
Exeter
Devon
EX6 8JQ

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - from 721 review(s)from 721 review(s)

Tel: 01626 890243

Powderham Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£11.50 per ticket
Children£9.50 per ticket
Family (2adults+3children)£32.50 per ticket
Senior£10.50 per ticket
Under 4'sFree

Family = 2 adults plus 3 children over 4 years of age

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    441
  • Very Good
    216
  • Average
    42
  • Poor
    11
  • Terrible
    11

Recent Reviews:

  • TonyfromExeter
    Exeter, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Coffee meeting with friends
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 6th November 2017
    Met friends in the small coffee shop inside very nice with lovely and well priced farm shop items ie food,gifts meat counter deli etc. There is also a larger restaurant and you can sit outside but a... Read full review
  • HappyTraveller4479
    Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Lovely day out and dog-friendly
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 30th October 2017
    Whilst the castle is now closed for the winter (it will open again in April) I visited here with my family and our dog back in September and had a great day. What’s unusual is that the guided tours... Read full review
  • rayrest
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Fantastic veiws
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 25th October 2017
    Powderham castle was mentioned in the doomsday book in 1066 as a manor. The castle we see today was built in 1391 and is a medieval delight. The tower is always a highlight for me and the surrounding... Read full review

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

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

Venue Facilities

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

Key Features

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

Accessibility

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

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

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

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

Payment Methods

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

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

Specialist Features

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

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

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

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

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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

Public Transport Directions

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

Awards

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

Opening Times

2016 Opening (27 Mar 2016 - 31 Oct 2016)
DayTimes
2017 Opening (1 Apr 2017 - 27 Oct 2017)
DayTimes

* Open 1st April - 27th October 2017
Sunday to Friday - 11am - 4.30pm
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.

Related

Friday, 15th December 2017 - Friday, 15th December 2017

Powderham Castle - Music in the Castle: Exeter Cathedral Choir
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