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Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle

Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe EX34 9SL, England
+44 1271 863879
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Perfect day out

A very well kept and cheerfully run themed park. Suitable for under tens and over 40s! We went... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
smd548
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Reading, United Kingdom
Lots to do!

We visited on a quiet weekday and loved it. Lots to do, touch and interact with. My son is... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Lorraine B
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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With an enchanting mix of children's activities and nostalgic blasts from the past, Watermouth Castle appeals to kids from 1 to 100 years of age! Welcome to one of Devon's premier tourist attractions.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“slot machines” (82 reviews)
“gnome land” (73 reviews)
“toboggan ride” (36 reviews)
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Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe EX34 9SL, England
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+44 1271 863879
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

A very well kept and cheerfully run themed park. Suitable for under tens and over 40s! We went with our grandchildren aged 5 and 2 and we all loved it, including their parents. Highly recommend and will go back when next in N Devon.

Thank smd548
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi Thanks for visiting us while on holiday in North Devon, and for calling us a perfect day out - what a lovely compliment. We look forward to welcoming you all again soon.

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visited on a quiet weekday and loved it. Lots to do, touch and interact with. My son is autistic and he loved the fact you are encouraged to press buttons and use old antique slot machines. All rides were included in the admission price...More

1  Thank Lorraine B
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hi Lorraine It sounds as though you visited at just the right time to enjoy the park! Thanks for giving us 5 out of 5, we really appreciate the feedback. We are a family owned and run park, so it is very important to us...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Not exactly a castle, a Victorian large house built like a castle. Still quite impressive though. Beautiful gardens. Not very disabled friendly. The gardens are quite hilly. Even with a pram or buggy it is quite hard work. My grandchildren are 3 and 5 and...More

Thank 0rganist
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hi 0rganist Thanks for your visit and review, and I'm really pleased to see you all had a fab time here. We have tried to make the Castle and grounds as accessible as possible for wheelchairs and buggies. The building is grade two listed, so...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Can't believe how much there is to explore in one place! Didn't expect it to be as jam packed as it was. We visited with our 22 month old son and didn't manage to fit everything in in the day so will need to go...More

2  Thank DanielleStewart2016
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hi Danielle It was great to read about your day out with us, and thank you for a 5 star review, we really appreciate the feedback. Hopefully on your next visit you will be able to see some of the attractions you missed first time...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Having recently visited the castle, it was so refreshing to find an attraction that appeals to children of all ages, from toddlers to adults. The information , slot machines etc found in the castle are fun and interesting, although some aspects could prove a little...More

Thank teresabell
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you for coming to visit us at Watermouth Castle, and for your lovely review. I'm really pleased that we were suited to all ages of your party. We are very conscious of providing entertainment for everybody, so it's great to hear that we managed...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The strangest place I've ever been! Entered through the castle, and to be honest the girl working on the kiosk was quite rude to my brother and had a generally bad attitude. Was pouring down so we were offered a free return trip on other...More

1  Thank Katie01985
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Hi Katie Thanks for your visit and for taking the time to send us your feedback. I'm glad you were offered free return as the weather was really against us and we want to make sure everybody gets the chance to experience the park. It...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

arrived at this reasonably priced attraction today in the rain to be told we could come back tomorrow or Saturday too, completely free of charge, because it was raining! We spent around an hour inside the castle where there are all kinds of old fashioned...More

Thank Janice L
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Hi Janice Thanks for coming to visit us at Watermouth Castle, I'm glad that despite the rain you all had a lovely day. Hopefully the next time you visit us we will have glorious sunshine. From all of us here at Watermouth Castle, thank you...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Took our girls (aged 4 and 7) for the day during the Easter Holidays. They absolutely loved it and didn't question the rather random (at times) mixture of antique slot machines, model railway, hall of mirrors, dungeon, bicycle collection, gnome garden, crazy golf, musical fountain...More

Thank Peter K
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Peter I think your title says it all really. We love to be brilliant but bonkers at Watermouth Castle, so it's usually best not to question too much and just enjoy the day. I'm really pleased to read that we kept your girls entertained...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

The first part of the castle is like an interactive museum to old penny machines and great fun We visited with a 6 and 2 year old and both had a truly wonderful day. Excellent value especially if you buy their return ticket. Food reasonably...More

Thank Fiona P
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Fiona A truly wonderful day, and excellent value is just what we hope to provide, so thank you for taking the time to tell us about your visit. Thank you for coming to see us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Ideal for families with under fives or slightly older children who do not like thrill rides. Excellent staff friendly and professional at all times. Limited access for disabled very hilly in places. Rides all suitable for children 92cm and taller. Good range of activities. Snacks...More

Thank angieB6036GM
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi angie Thanks for your five star review, it is really appreciated. It's a great seal of approval if the granddaughter wanted to come back again the next day. Hopefully you bought our season pass so you can re-visit for just £2.50. I will pass...More

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Helen J
6 July 2017|
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Response from Watermouth_Castle | Property representative |
You will be able to take him on some of the gentle rides, plus there is Gnomeland, various animated displays, a water show, singing dog band and lots of buttons to press. Hopefully you will all have a great day.
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beckyfroggatt
28 May 2017|
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Response from Watermouth_Castle | Property representative |
Hi, we are open, and the phone number is correct on the website I've just doubled checked it.
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AFCSarah
11 April 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Better off to eat in Ilfracombe 2 or 3 miles away.
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