Powderham Castle | Day Out With The Kids

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Powderham Castle

4 star Rating 4 / 5 1 reviews

Exeter, Devon, England

  • Outside view of Powderham Castle in Exeter
  • Entrance to Powderham Castle in Exeter
  • Tractor ride around Powderham Castle in Exeter
  • Woman pets sheep with chicken at Powderham Castle in Exeter
  • People in costumes at Powderham Castle in Exeter

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Powderham Castle is packed with medieval intrigue, cute creatures and play all day, every day!

Begin with a guided tour of the castle which run at regular intervals and will give you all the behind the scenes info befitting little lords and ladies. Once they’re in the know, they can dash off into the Play Fort with its suspension bridge, nets, climbing wall, monkey bars, a slide and one daring zip wire: perfect play for your under 12s.

Kids will fall in love at Pet's Corner with an adorable donkey, pot-bellied pigs, goats, guinea pigs, tortoises, and even stick-insects! You can take the animal adventuring outside into the Deer Safari Park and follow their interactive animal print trail, or explore the Walled Garden. PLUS there’s plenty on their summer schedule for kids to enjoy.

  • A guided castle tour
  • The Play Fort with slides, zip wires and more
  • Pet’s Corner and a Deer Safari Park


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Powderham Castle, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8JQ, England


Click here to visit Powderham Castle's website
01626 890243

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

24th March - 26th October
Sunday to Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Castle & Walled Garden
Sunday to Friday 11:00 - 17:00 


General Admission (Castle & Gardens)
Adults: £12.95
Kids (4-16): £10.95
Under-4s: FREE
Seniors: £11.95
Students/Concessions: £10.95

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome except the Deer Park and the Walled Garden. 

Guest suitability

Only the ground floor of the Castle is accessible by wheelchair. There are also some steep slopes through the Walled Garden. 


Great castle fun

4 star Rating 4 / 5

Written by Worcester Wanderer . 06.12.17

We had a lovely day at Powderham Castle. Very friendly staff and lots to see and do. Well worth a visit if the weather's nice.