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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. 35' reception room with ornate panelled ceiling and turrets to the corners. Wood burning fire. Wonderfully private castellated roof terrace. Secure enclosed gardens with electric entry gates. Plasma 42 inch Freesat HD TV, DVD player. TV with Playstation 3. Ample parking. Helipad. 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.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Rural Retreats
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2015
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Reviewed 23 February 2020

Decided on a mid week break at this beautiful castle. Aranged to meet up with friends who live in the area and spend 3 nights relaxing and catching up and we couldn’t have chosen a better place! It was stunning! Have read some of the...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank bac2thesun
Reviewed 28 May 2019 via mobile

Great to be able to visit Tawstock Castle again - it's our third time! The property provides fabulous accommodation and the perfect location for my brother and I to get together with our families. The property is unique, all the children love it, adults too!...More

Date of stay: May 2019
1  Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 16 March 2019

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
2  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
1  Thank eggchucker58
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
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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
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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