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We were very impressed with the entertainment for the children here. The lady running the... read more

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Sarahnemo
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Rochester, United Kingdom
Enjoyable.

. This must have been a stunnung building in years gone by. Only the shell reamains today but... read more

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327gary
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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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 yesterday

We were very impressed with the entertainment for the children here. The lady running the children’s entertainment was brilliant and understood children. She led a guessing game with them, where the children had to guess what different Tudor items were. We then did some Tudor...More

Thank Sarahnemo
Reviewed yesterday

. This must have been a stunnung building in years gone by. Only the shell reamains today but well woth a visit. We had a enjoyable day and the kids loved it. Would recommend.

Thank 327gary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Berry Pomeroy Castle is hidden away in a wooded area of Totnes, I first visited here 30 years ago as a child. It is an impressive sight when driving up in the car as quite a lot of the foundations are still standing, so it...More

Thank lana821
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable visit to the castle. We were met by the gate by a very friendly lady who immediately got our boys interest by engaging them in a sword fighting lesson. She was so engaging and enthusiastic that even Granny joined in!...More

Thank chewitt15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my friend's children to Berry Pomeroy Castle today for the Terrific Tudors event. The young woman who ran this was very friendly and even ran one of the activities early as some other children wouldn't have been there for the later time. We...More

Thank PlanetGanet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely setting and interesting place however we were expecting more After looking on the web site felt it was a bit overpriced for what it was. Cafe was ok but no gluten free options.

Thank Jean F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the castle as an extension of our trip to Totnes. This is an English heritage site. You will need a car to get here. Looking at it , this must have been a magnificent building in its heyday even though a shell remains...More

Thank NKulatunga
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful sunny day, spent exploring this wonderful castle with such rich history. It took you back in time.

Thank Hannah19888
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Visited on a misty cool Sunday morning, so were the only ones on site. Audio guide is a must, and is excellent - detailed and interesting, and covers most of the floor area. Plenty of building left to look at, and some good imagery on...More

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

It’s not well signposted and the track is bumpy but once there it’s very peaceful. The castle is a ruin but well maintained. There’s an audio tour which is necessary to understand the site as there aren’t many signs. The staff were friendly and there...More

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Toopaz
14 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
13 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
4 June 2016|
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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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