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Berry Pomeroy Castle

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A walk back in time....

Webite says access via narrow lane, their not kidding:-), if you have a motorhome, forget it, you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
19derek56
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Helston, United Kingdom
Very good

The castle itself is in ruins but still very interesting. The audio tour really makes it and this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hillfam17
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Tucked away in a deep wooded valley, Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin with a colourful history of intrigue. Within the 15th-century defences of the Pomeroy family castle, looms the dramatic ruined shell of its successor, the great...more
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Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Webite says access via narrow lane, their not kidding:-), if you have a motorhome, forget it, you ain't getting in there! Once there in the admitedly small but useable car park a short walk will have you stepping back in time. The audio tour coupled...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle itself is in ruins but still very interesting. The audio tour really makes it and this is very easy to use and understand. We spent a good 90 minutes going round and learning about the history and the Seymour family. Unfortunately we couldn't...More

Thank hillfam17
Reviewed 1 week ago

A medieval castlein the middle of the Devon countryside. Take the backroad from Totnes and follow the signs.

Thank Safenoble
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very impressed with our visit. We were expecting a few ruined walls and discovered a huge site with many of the walls still in tact and even some rooms to explore. Dogs are welcome to explore too and we were lucky to visit...More

Thank UKHolbee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Berry Pomeroy Castle and having been here before enjoyed it immensely and actually saw a ghost. Was walking towards the Great Hall area at the back of the castle and to the right I saw a little girl around 7 years old dressed what...More

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A ruined Tudor mansion built in the grounds of an older castle. It is set in attractive grounds to grass. Each area is documented on an informative sign, featuring pictures that help visualize its appearance prior to ruination. The extent of the site makes this...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit. Even though we never thought we would make it because of all the single track roads. That said it was very peaceful there with lovely grounds to walk round. Worth the money too.

Thank truely73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is actually quite well looked after and is well worth visiting with the kids. We were there with our grandchildren and brought a picnic. Luckily the weather was fine and we could run around and spend the afternoon doing just that.

Thank angelinat202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful place with lots of ruins and history to learn. Good audio guide which is free. Getting there was a nightmare with single track lanes galore but there is an easier route than we went so make sure you scout that out first. A...More

Thank monkeybot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came upon this out of the blue! didn't know it was there. A very fascinating place, and such a great situation.

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Toopaz
13 January 2018|
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Response from Phillip C | Reviewed this property |
It's a long way from either Paignton or Totnes and dear to far to walk as there are no sidewalks.Car is only way to get there or Taxi
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Joanne094
12 June 2016|
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Member: Free Adult: £5.60 Child: £3.30 Concession: £5 (student / 60+) Family: £14.50 (Source: English Heritage, June 2016).
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Susan b
3 June 2016|
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Response from Castle_Curioso |
Yes they are. They didn't used to be, but as of Good Friday, 25 March 2016, that changed and dogs are now allowed throughout the site.
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