Totnes Castle

Castle Street, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NU

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A classic motte and bailey castle, founded soon after the Conquest to overawe the Saxon town. A later stone shell-keep crowns its steep mound, giving sweeping views across the town rooftops to the River Dart. Why not make a day of it and take a ferry trip along the beautiful River Dart to Dartmouth or join the steam train for a trip to Buckfastleigh, a journey not to be missed.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£3.60 per ticket
Concession£3.20 per ticket
Child 5 - 15 years£2.20 per ticket

Opening Times

Dartmouth Castle Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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



  • Accept Children over 7
  • Gift Shop


  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop


  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Open All Year
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop

Key Features

  • Families
  • In town/city centre
  • Max group size - 50
  • Min group size - Min group size of 11 to receive group discount
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - Nearest parking within five minutes walk.

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - email

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 11

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.



Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A385. In Totnes on a hill overlooking the town. Park in town car park. On foot, turn right off high street, or from station, take castle street.



Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Totnes station. Cross Station Road into Castle Street opposite. The castle is 0.25 mile up the hill on the right.





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    Recent Reviews:

    • DaveKG2015
      Leicester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      4 of 5 stars
      22nd July 2018
      We enjoyed our visit to the castle, which was interesting. The best thing is the views, which were great. Read full review
    • GBox510
      Wakefield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Beautiful views from this Castle
      5 of 5 stars
      22nd July 2018
      This English heritage site is lovely, cute picnic area as you enter, then up some old stairs to the castle. It's small and contained with little stairs up to view from the top. The boys loved it... Read full review
    • Lori M
      Swindon, United Kingdom
      2 of 5 stars
      12th July 2018
      We walked up to the castle entrance and was surprised to see that it was £5.20 each to enter there was a group of 6 of us. We felt it was too much to go in. We were staying in a property on the... Read full review

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