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Berry Pomeroy Castle

| Berry Pomery, Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
+44 1803 866618
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A decent ruin

Wasn't keen on the narrow lane to get to the castle, I imagine it can be a bit of a nightmare... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ParaWilts
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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Tucked Away

You definitely need a satnav to find this castle, as it is tucked away down some very narrow lanes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
david m
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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| Berry Pomery, Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't keen on the narrow lane to get to the castle, I imagine it can be a bit of a nightmare during busy periods but it was fine for us as it was quiet. A small car park. Pleasant tea room in a large cabin....More

Thank ParaWilts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You definitely need a satnav to find this castle, as it is tucked away down some very narrow lanes. The house was built in Tudor times by the Seymour family but sadly, these days, it is just a ruin, with parts of the basic structure...More

Thank david m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit and again the food and service is excellent. Nice decor great tea and pleasant views. The food is good quality produce well cooked and presented nicely. The service is efficient attentive and unobtrusive. Thank you

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As per normal if something is on your doorstep you never visit. Well, to buck the trend my partner and I did and very much enjoyed the visit. The ruins are very impressive and there is an audio tour that can be obtained from the...More

Thank DevonLad2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This far exceeded our expectations. Although a ruin you can still imagine what it was like. We took the audio tour which was very informative and helped to complete the picture of what the castle must have been like. It is in a very atmospheric...More

Thank TeW51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent visit, such a mysterious castle in a quite spooky setting and with its own ghosts and there is a cafe right next to it!

Thank stephenfox2017
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A nice way to spend an hour or so, that was about the limit for our young boys but we enjoyed visiting. The castle cafe is a nice small place and the food looked good but we didn't try it.

Thank DJRDevon
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Yes it is a ruin but it's quiet and a little eerie which made it a good hour long activity with tea and cake, we did not take up the audio tour which I'm sure would have been interesting and factual. We spent a little...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We spent about an hour walking in the ruins, listening to the audio guide provided, which was so interesting. Then we visited the cafe for a fabulous, home cooked lunch, which we enjoyed in pristine surroundings warmed by a log burner. The staff were excellent....More

Thank jstevenson53
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The ruins are impressive, the atmosphere is palpably chilling, many people died here, and I swear I saw a ghost. There is an old tree near the entrance and it is said if you walk around it 3 times in each direction and make a...More

Thank garylomas
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Joanne094
How much is it to visit the berry pomeroy castle?
12 June 2016|
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Response from theBBSS | Reviewed this property |
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
Are dogs allowed?
3 June 2016|
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Response from ClareLlewellyn | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about this but the website doesn't mention any restrictions and English Heritage are generally pretty dog friendly. The contact number on the site is 01803 866618
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Kristi S
how far is it from the bus stop to the castle if you don't have a car?
28 April 2016|
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