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Bampton Castle
Bampton, Devon
Bampton Castle
Bampton Castle, a motte and bailey castle, used to be located in the village of Bampton, Devon. The stonework has all been removed and all that remains is the motte, which can be seen as a grassy mound in Bampton village. Read more >
Berry Pomeroy Castle
near Berry Pomeroy, Devon
Berry Pomeroy Castle
Berry Pomeroy Castle is located about a mile north-east of the village of Berry Pomeroy, near Totnes, Devon, England. It is situated on a limestone outcrop overlooking the valley of the Gatcombe Brook. Berry Pomeroy consists of a Tudor mansion... Read more >
Castle Drogo
near Drewsteignton, Devon
Castle Drogo
Castle Drogo is located near Drewsteignton, Devon, England. It stands above the Teign Gorge with views over Dartmoor. Castle Drogo was the last castle to be built in England The castle is built entirely of granite. The castle was designed by... Read more >
Dartmouth Castle
Kingswear, Devon
Dartmouth Castle
Dartmouth Castle hangs on a cliff edge at the narrow entrance of the Dart Estuary in Devon on the south west coast of England. Surrounded by trees and adjacent to St Petrocís church, the small limestone and slate coastal fort, or fortalice, consists... Read more >
Kingswear Castle
Dartmouth, Devon
Kingswear Castle
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Launceston Castle
Launceston, Cornwall
Launceston Castle
The ruins of Launceston Castle are set on a natural mound in a commanding position overlooking the market town of Launceston in the south west of England. The castle ruins today are of the small circular stone keep surrounded by an almost intact... Read more >
Lydford Castle
near Lydford, Devon
Lydford Castle
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Okehampton Castle
Okehampton, Devon
Okehampton Castle
Okehampton Castle is situated 1 mile from the town centre of Okehampton, 22 miles west of Exeter in the south west of England. Situated on a wooded spur overlooking the Okement river, Okehampton Castle is the remains of Devonís largest Castle.... Read more >
Pendennis Castle
Falmouth, Cornwall
Pendennis Castle
Set on headland 1 mile from Falmouth on the south west coast of England, Pendennis Castleís location ensures wonderful views over the Fal estuary out towards Falmouth itself. The stout well restored castle, built over two floors, consists of a round... Read more >
Powderham Castle
near Kenton, Devon
Powderham Castle
Only 7 miles from Exeter, Powderham Castle is set beside the Exe estuary in the middle of a deer park. The castle is a mixture of styles comprising mainly of Georgian, Victorian and Gothic, with the east and west battlemented towers being the oldest... Read more >
Restormel Castle
Lostwithiel, Cornwall
Restormel Castle
Restormel Castle is built on a spur; or lateral ridge projecting from the hillside, overlooking the River Fowey, one mile from the medieval town of Lostwithel The castle is a huge circular shell keep with walls 8 feet thick and 25 feet tall,... Read more >
St Mawes Castle
near St Anthony, Cornwall
St Mawes Castle
St Mawes Castle is situated in the small fishing village of the same name on a hillside overlooking the estuary of the River Fal, 16 miles from Falmouth by car, but only a short journey across the estuary by boat. The castle is a four storey coastal... Read more >
St Michaels Mount
near Marazion, Cornwall
St Michaels Mount
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Tintagel Castle
near Tintagel, Cornwall
Tintagel Castle
The castle is located near the village of Tintagel high on the headland of an isthmus overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Much of Tintagel Castle has now fallen away into the sea below. There are however still the remains of some steep stone steps, and... Read more >