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Watermouth Castle

  • Address: Watermouth, Nr. Ilfracombe
  • Postcode: EX34 9SL
  • Telephone: 01271 863879
  • About:

    In a stunning location overlooking the picturesque Watermouth Cove, Watermouth Castle is an all inclusive family day out offering a unique magical experience with entertainment for all ages.  Enter the Castle's Great Hall with its magnificent suits of armour, classic handcarts and sporting trophies, and step back in time to enjoy some of the simple pleasures of Victorian life. Descend down into the depths of the Castle to the Dungeon Labyrinths and see magical fairytales come to life, peer into the craft shops from bygone days and play the arcade machines from yesteryear. Then take your seats for the breathtakingly beautiful performance of lights, music and fountains in the famous underground Water Show Extravaganza.

    In the beautifully landscaped Victorian gardens, discover Jumping Fountains, a Floating Marble Ball, a Haunted Mill, a Rolling Bridge and Shadow Barrels. Have a go at Crazy Snooker, lose yourself in the Maze, and plunge down the mighty Snake Tube Slide. Explore Gnomeland, battle with your friends in the Indoor Cannon Shooting Area and fire water balloons at each other in the Water Wars Zone. Children will love to fly through the air on the thrilling Aviator Ride, and the Peter Petz replica Steam Carousel and Swing Boats will add a touch of nostalgia to your day. Challenge your family and friends to a round of Crazy 'Fountain' Golf on our 9-hole terraced course, relax and enjoy a gentle ride on the Sea Lion Water-Go-Round, then speed things up on our fast and furious spinning Cooking Pot Ride.  Let the children run wild in the Great Adventure Playground before heading up to the Snail Trail Ride with its fantastic views and wonderful animations of the 'Teddy Bears Picnic'. Captain Andy and his River Town Band will be around to treat you to some foot tapping tunes and then jump on board for the 'Big River Ride' where who knows where you might end up!

    Around the Park there are picturesque areas, with seating, for picnics, as well as several Catering Outlets where you can enjoy a fabulous range of tastes and refreshments including light lunches, snacks and our home-made ice-cream and cream teas.  With so much to see and do, Watermouth Castle and Family Theme Park offers a fabulous day out that you will want to experience again and again. So why not do just that. Pay the full admission price on your first visit (+ £2.50 for your photo ID), and then revisit us for the rest of the season, for just £2.50 per person, per visit. Don't forget to call at our Courtyard Café with your admissions receipt, on the day of your visit, to take advantage of this great offer.

  • Opening times & hours:

    We are open Easter to end of October 10.30am - 5pm 10am.  School Holidays10am - 5.30pm

    Closed Monday to Friday early and late season.

  • Tickets information:

    £14.00 Adults & Children  £10.00  Senior Citizens.  under 92cm FREE

  • Directions:

    Nearest major road is A361. From South Molton on A361 take A399 to Combe Martin. Stay on A399 through Combe Martin, Watermouth Castle is 3 miles beyond. Nearest station is Barnstaple station. Local bus or taxi.