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Tawstock Castle

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Discover the delights of North Devon from this truly unique holiday home. Tawstock Castle, a Grade II listed bailey castle with original parts dating to the 18th Century, is a luxury self catering holiday retreat which stands proudly on a rounded hill top with wonderful views of Devon through 360 degrees, from Saunton Burrows and the sea to the north west and overlooking the open countryside of the Taw valley to the south and east. Tawstock Castle is situated in open countryside and yet is conveniently close to all the facilities of the Devonshire market town of Barnstaple. The holiday retreat is immediately surrounded by lawned gardens of about an acre that are enclosed by a circular bailey. It sits in approximately eight acres of its own parkland. This holiday at a glance Sleeps eight ...Discover the delights of North Devon from this truly unique holiday home. Tawstock Castle, a Grade II listed bailey castle with original parts dating to the 18th Century, is a luxury self catering holiday retreat which stands proudly on a rounded hill top with wonderful views of Devon through 360 degrees, from Saunton Burrows and the sea to the north west and overlooking the open countryside of the Taw valley to the south and east. Tawstock Castle is situated in open countryside and yet is conveniently close to all the facilities of the Devonshire market town of Barnstaple. The holiday retreat is immediately surrounded by lawned gardens of about an acre that are enclosed by a circular bailey. It sits in approximately eight acres of its own parkland. This holiday at a glance Sleeps eight guests. Four bedrooms (two circular), two en-suite bathrooms and one shower room on the ground floor. Wood burning fire. Wonderfully private castellated roof terrace. Secure enclosed gardens with electric entry gates. Ample parking. WiFi. Sorry, no pets. The two tower bedrooms are not suitable for children under twelve years old or guests with mobility difficulties. Please ensure children are supervised at all times on the roof terrace and tower lookout. Minimum of a three night stay. Additional features 35' reception room with ornate panelled ceiling and turrets to the corners. Microwave, fridge/freezer, drinks fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer. Plasma 42 inch Freesat HD TV, DVD player. TV with Playstation 3. CD and radio with iPod dock. Travel cot and high chair available on request. Garden furniture and barbecue (April to September). Helipad. Attractions and nearby amenities Within easy reach of a beach. Excellent, ample walks from the cottage and nearby to the famous Tarka Trail. Visit Exmoor National Park with its spectacular scenery and enjoy peaceful walks over the moors where you may catch sight of the wild Exmoor ponies. For the sporting enthusiasts there are ample activities to try such as kayaking, fishing, riding or rock pooling to name but a few. Spend time on the famous sandy surfing beaches of Saunton, Woolacombe and Croyde, and investigating the dramatic coastline from the coastal footpath. For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2015
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an amazing place and has the wow factor. The beds were comfortable. The heating worked well and having a log fire was good. The main room has plenty of space for seating and dining but there were a few irritating and unsatisfactory things...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank kootenaylass
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at this fabulous venue. The castle is fitted out to an excellent spec - especially the kitchen. Bedrooms were extremely comfortable too. The lounge with the log burner also has several excellent entertainment options. The 360...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

We booked a three night stay at Tawstock Castle as a birthday present for our Dad. There were seven of us ranging in ages from 13 to 70 and we all really enjoyed the experience. The two ensuite bedrooms were very spacious and were decorated...More

Date of stay: March 2016
1  Thank Mollycat2000
Reviewed 18 April 2015

We have spent a weeks family holiday here and the castle is an amazing building with fantastic views and well placed to visit Devon and Cornwall. Master bedroom and twin four poster bedrooms have fantastic ensuite facilities. Bedrooms with the turrets are less well serviced...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank Moneyspider
Management response:Responded 27 April 2015

Thank you for taking the time to let us have your feedback following your recent stay. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed Tawstock Castle. Thank you also for your constructive comments regarding the facilities and the general decor. It is a very popular...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018
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Date of stay: December 2017
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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