10 Best Castles and Palaces In Bideford Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Castles and Palaces In Bideford

We've rounded up the best castles and palaces in Bideford in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 10 Bideford castles and palaces to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the castles and palaces we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Outside view of Watermouth Castle and Theme Park in Ilfracombe

Watermouth Castle and Theme Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ilfracombe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle takes you back in time to the simple pleasures of Victorian life. With animated scenes, a model railway, mech...

Ruins at Okehampton Castle

Okehampton Castle

  • Okehampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The remains of the largest castle in Devon, in an outstandingly picturesque setting on a wooded spur above the rushing River Okement. Begun soon afte...

A family going on a walk at Castle Drogo, photo credit National Trust/James Dobson

Castle Drogo2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Exeter
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Explore the last castle to be built in England, nestled into the beautiful Devon countryside, take your little explorers and discover all sorts of wo...

Outside view of Tiverton Castle

Tiverton Castle

  • Tiverton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Tiverton Castle is a wonderfully atmospheric castle to visit, with a 3 acre garden to explore, and plenty for the whole family to see and do. You can...

Sea around Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle

  • Tintagel
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

With its pretty spectacular location on Cornwall's dramatic and windswept Atlantic coastline, Tintagel is a beautiful place full of magic and myth wh...

Outside view of Dunster Castle in Minehead

Dunster Castle

  • Minehead
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Discover the hidden wonders of Dunster Castle, the beautiful building dating back hundreds of years. Come explore the Trail of Tales or simply stroll...

Outside view of Powderham Castle in Exeter

Powderham Castle4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Exeter
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

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 re...

Outside view of Totnes Castle

Totnes Castle

  • Totnes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Explore the wonders of Totnes Castle, with magical towers and a beautiful Bailey castle fit for any prince or princess. As you approach the castle yo...

Outside view of Berry Pomeroy Castle in Totnes

Berry Pomeroy Castle

  • Totnes
  • Indoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Berry Pomeroy Castle is tucked away in a deep wooded valley, and is the perfect romantic ruin with a colourful and intriguing history to discover! A...

Outside view of Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery in Torquay

Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery

  • Torquay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery offers visitors Medieval Abbey Ruins to explore, a Historic House and Gardens, Interactive Galleries and Art C...

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