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Powderham Castle

Powderham, Kenton, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8JQ

Tel: 01626 890243

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 723 reviews723 reviews
Powderham Castle

About

There is so much to see and do at Powderham Castle you will be pushed to fit it all in to one day, but don’t worry as you can come back within 7 days for FREE*

Entertaining guided tours inside the Castle take you through secret doors and even across a haunted landing! Outside there are acres to explore and discoveries to be made. Children can earn themselves a Powderham medal on our nature trail, get stuck in to arts and crafts in the Nature Nook and even plant a seed to take home in our Potting Shed. There is always a treasure trail to follow.

Visit the Walled Garden Play Area & Pets Corner, home to our friendly pets and adventure play castle, get close to the deer on a deer park safari (available daily in the school holidays) or simply take time to relax and enjoy the stunning views.

We have lots of events throughout the season and our famous themed weeks in the school holidays – where children can meet our very own Capt Jack Sparrow and even the Mad Hatter!

*Please note small extra charge applies to re-take the themed activity.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£11.50 per ticket
Children£9.50 per ticket
Family (2adults+3children)£32.50 per ticket
Senior£10.50 per ticket
Under 4'sFree

Family = 2 adults plus 3 children over 4 years of age

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    442
  • Very Good
    216
  • Average
    42
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    11

Recent Reviews:

  • louiseainsley
    Wantage, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Visit with my Dog
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th December 2017
    Visited Powderham en route back home after a walking holiday with my dog. I was amazed that she was allowed in the grounds AND in the house. You are given a tour of the house by a very well informed... Read full review
  • robert W
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Used to be very good but we visited on an off day!
    2 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd December 2017
    Called in on a Saturday for a light lunch on our way to Torquay, at 1.00pm only 19 customers in the restaurant - very quiet for a Saturday with four waiting staff. Ordered smoked salmon sandwiches on... Read full review
  • TonyfromExeter
    Exeter, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Coffee meeting with friends
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 6th November 2017
    Met friends in the small coffee shop inside very nice with lovely and well priced farm shop items ie food,gifts meat counter deli etc. There is also a larger restaurant and you can sit outside but a... Read full review

Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A379. Follow B/W signs on A379 Exeter to Dawlish Road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Starcross station. Follow A379 to castle gates in Kenton.

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • Garden Centre
  • Plant Sales
  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Area for musician/band
  • Garden/grounds available for photography
  • Groups Accepted
  • Lawn area for marquee

Key Features

  • Families
  • Film or TV location
  • Haunted
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Weddings

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Tour guides
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Tearooms seating 25 max with an overflow of 25 in Coach House, also outdoor seating for 30.Serving cream teas, snacks and homemade lunches. Restaurant at the Country Store within the grounds with outdoor seating area.
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 15
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Bristol Pound Accepted
  • Cater for groups
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Event Venue
  • Free car parking
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Polish printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

2016 Opening (27 Mar 2016 - 31 Oct 2016)
DayTimes
2017 Opening (1 Apr 2017 - 27 Oct 2017)
DayTimes

* Open 1st April - 27th October 2017
Sunday to Friday - 11am - 4.30pm
First guided tour at 11.15am. Last guided tour at 3.30pm except holidays. On Fridays at 2.30pm.
Free Flow Daily 3.45 - 5.00 during summer holidays
Free return visit within 7 days

The castle sometimes closes for private functions, please call or check the website before making a special journey.

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