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Best Castles and Palaces In Devon

We've rounded up the best castles and palaces in Devon in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 11 Devon castles and palaces to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. 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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dartmouth Castle

  • Dartmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

One of the most picturesquely sited fortresses in England, for over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has fiercely guarded the narrow entrance to the Dart E...



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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...

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...

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...

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