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Okehampton Castle



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Castle Lodge
Okehampton
Devon
EX20 1JA

Okehampton Castle was the Medieval home of the Earls of Devon, and is one of the country's most romantic ruins in a stunning setting on the foothills of Dartmoor.

Visitors can explore the Norman motte with its gravity defying keep remains, the priests lodgings and gatehouse. In the 14th century hall you might even catch a glimpse of Lady Howard's ghost!

The free audio tour brings the castle to life as you explore the former home of one of Devon's most powerful families.

Once the largest castle in Devon, Okehampton is mentioned in the Doomsday Book.

There are superb woodland walks and a pretty riverside picnic area.

General Information:

  • Free parking

  • Dogs allowed on leads
  • Audio tour

  • Toilets and baby changing

  • Access limited for those with restricted mobility

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Directions

By Car: 1 mile SW of Okehampton town centre. Signposted (Castle Road).

By Train: limited summertime special service from form Exeter Station to Okehampton Station.

Okehampton Castle Postcode for SatNav: EX20 1JA

Contact

 
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