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Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle)

Higher Ashton, Dunchideock, Exeter EX6 7QY, England
+44 1392 833846
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Wonderful grounds and views

This is a must visit as it’s totally free with ample parking.. Never busy here yet the views are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John F
via mobile
Dreamy fairytale - can see why you’d get married there!

I’m writing this review because a) I love castles and b) I’m a romantic. I went there because other... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Higher Ashton, Dunchideock, Exeter EX6 7QY, England
+44 1392 833846
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit as it’s totally free with ample parking.. Never busy here yet the views are amazing if the tower is open.. Great place to have a gentle walk with time to gather your thoughts.

Thank John F
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I’m writing this review because a) I love castles and b) I’m a romantic. I went there because other reviews and the website said you could walk round the gardens all year round and this was enough for me. Seeing it was breathtaking. I felt...More

Thank Emski_6_3
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Haldon belvedere or Lawrence Castle is located in higher Ashton and was built in 1788. It is a castle with a great tower in woodland forest surroundings and is sometimes used for weddings.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Yeah, so let's go and stay in a castle! We had an amazing stay at Haldon Belvedere and loved being Lord and Lady of this incredible place for the weekend. Incredible views, perfectly appointed living and relaxing space, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would...More

Thank OYFE77
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Held our wedding here on 30th September in what is a magical location. Setting is idyllic and the building stunning. We had the wedding on the first floor which I believe is the Palk room and afterwards we had canapés and celebration drinks downstairs on...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We attended Sarah & Rolande's wedding at this stunning venue. Staff, catering & musicians excellent.

Thank KazHelagan
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Worth a walk up the hill to see the amazing views of the area. Beautiful place and they do weddings. Best to go on a clear day.

Thank carolblunkett64
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Haldon Belvedere is a beautiful tower which was built in 1788 by Sir Robert Palk as a memorial for his friend Major-General Lawrence. It is surrounded by amazing views of the countryside and the city of Exeter which are truly stunning, especially from the roof....More

Thank Lowy42
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We loved coming up here to see the tower finally. I can see it from my house but coming up to see it in person was great - It's like some Lord of the Rings type ish! The views from up there are simply stunning...More

Thank MrLexicon
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Stunning views over Devon. Well worth a visit on a sunny day. Want to stay here one day! Really peaceful spot

Thank SaraSpangleGreen
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17 May 2016|
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Response from HaldonBelvedere | Property representative |
All our prices and availability for wedding ceremony or apartment hire are available on our website. If you simply wish to visit on Sunday afternoon (open from Easter 2017-September 2017) the cost is £2.50. I hope this... More
27 December 2014|
Response from CustomerConsultant | Reviewed this property |
There are no sunbeds, or even a beach, at Haldon Belvedere