Powderham, Kenton, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8JQ

Tel: 01626 890243

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Immerse yourself in over 600 years of history at Powderham.


Immerse yourself in over 600 years of history at Powderham, the family home of The Earl of Devon.

Enjoy the flexibility of our UNLIMITED seven-day free return on all full-priced tickets, ensuring you make the most of your visit.

Explore the historic Castle at your own pace or wander through our picturesque grounds and gardens with your entire family, including furry friends – as dogs go free!

From the Powderham Collections to Pets Corner and the ancient Deer Park, Powderham offers a captivating experience for all visitors.

Our guided Castle tour unveils the majestic rooms and fascinating stories of the Courtenay family, adapted for an entertaining experience. The State Room Tour chronicles Powderham's architectural journey, while the Upstairs/Downstairs Tour offers intimate insights into the private lives of the Courtenay family.

Venture outside to discover acres of delight, including the Secret Garden, Play Area & Pets Corner, where animals happily coexist with visitors. Don't miss the American Woodland Garden for a scenic picnic amidst exotic trees.

Refuel at the Courtyard Café, offering light lunches, refreshing beverages, and delightful cream teas, with ample seating options for an enjoyable dining experience.

Join us for family fun during school holidays, and consider a Powderham membership for unlimited access to the castle, grounds, and exclusive monthly activities.

Experience the enchantment of Powderham – where history comes to life!

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Castle & Grounds£14.95 per ticket
Adult - Gardens & Grounds Only£9.95 per ticket
Child (5 - 16 years) - Gardens & Grounds Only£6.95 per ticket
Child (5 - 16 years) / Student / Concession (impaired enjoyment) - Castle & Grounds£10.95 per ticket
Family (2 + 2) Gardens & Grounds Only£24.95 per ticket
Family (2 adults + 2 children) extra child £5.95 - Castle & Grounds£39.95 per ticket
Senior - Castle & Grounds£13.95 per ticket
Senior - Gardens & Grounds Only£8.95 per ticket
Under 5sFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



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      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.



      • Gift Shop


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

      Attraction Facilities

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


      • 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

      Children & Infants

      • Facilities for children

      Establishment Features

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

      Key Features

      • Families
      • Film or TV location
      • Haunted
      • In countryside
      • Indoor Attraction
      • Min group size - 15
      • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
      • Outdoor Attraction
      • Weddings

      Parking & Transport

      • Coach Parking
      • Free Car Parking
      • On Bus Route
      • On-Site Coach Parking
      • Parking (free)

      Payment Methods

      • All major credit cards accepted
      • Cash & Cheque accepted
      • Maestro accepted
      • MasterCard accepted
      • Visa accepted

      Printed Material in Foreign Languages

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

      Specialist Features

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

      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

      Venue Facilities

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

      Opening Times

      Powderham Castle (12 Feb 2024 - 29 Oct 2024)

      * Castle & grounds - Sunday to Friday (Closed on Saturdays)
      Castle 11am - 4:00pm (Last Entry 3:30pm)
      Grounds 10am – 5pm
      The Secret Garden 10am - 5pm
      The Courtyard Café 10am - 4pm

      Please see our website for closure dates.

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