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Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle

Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe EX34 9SL, England
+44 1271 863879
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One of favourite places in the world, vintage pleasure time at its very best.

We wasn't sure what to expect, most the other places we visited, Milky Way, The Big Sheep, were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Kids entertainment, things ot see and do, wonderful museum, an enjoyable experience by us oldies and the young ones.

An interesting place, with an exciting museum, wonderful adventures for children throughout the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mary F
Cheltenham, 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%
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“slot machines” (78 reviews)
“gnome land” (115 reviews)
“water show” (71 reviews)
Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe EX34 9SL, England
+44 1271 863879
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We wasn't sure what to expect, most the other places we visited, Milky Way, The Big Sheep, were both disappointing. With there being not much to do in north Devon we expected Watermouth castle to be the same. How wrong we were. It was fantastic,...More

Thank Oi_Caroline
Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting place, with an exciting museum, wonderful adventures for children throughout the park which is on different levels. My grandchildren loved every minute of it. the restaurants are nice too with lots of variety.

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife, 2 sons (aged 4 and 6) and I visited here while on holiday. A little pricey for admission but to be honest after looking around the castle and all the quirky rooms and then walking to the attractions in the magnificent gardens it...More

Thank Mr H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful day. The staff all smiley( apart from one young lady) and the day was relaxed. The rides were not spectacular but fun. The food was good value but most importantly our Autistic Grandson had an amazing time. Usually his stress...More

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I can't recommend Watermouth Castle enough for families with young children. We had the most magical day today, particularly at the theme park. Our almost four-year-old was blown away by the rides and experiences. It was a unique day out for us all. The GnomeLand...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Picked up a 'days out in Devon' leaflet from where we were staying and decided that Watermouth Castle sounded a fun family day out and we were right! The castle is full of quirky and unusual exhibits and then once outside the fun really starts!...More

Thank strawberryblushes
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited while on family holiday, entry was overpriced for the attractions on offer. Most of the castle was filled with old games machines which makes that part of the place more of a museum than an interesting place for children. The outside was very nice...More

Thank Anna B
Watermouth_Castle, Manager at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your visit and review Anna. I'm sorry we didn't quite match your expectations for a family day out. With 9 rides, crazy golf, gnomeland, a maze, fountain show and whole host of attractions all included in the entrance price, I feel we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this place lots to look at, not many rides but we had fun looking at cool things, wasps drove us mad but was warm, we all had fun, there's a maze and gnome village and it's has many hidden surprises, tilted house but...More

Thank Dani C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read great reviews and was left disappointed. Very old fashioned games and rides, a lot of money for something that is not up to date. I'm sure the old fashioned rides and games are what holds the charm for some visitors but it wasn't too...More

Thank Fisjs
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a rainy day on the horizon and decided to take a trip around the castle. Now we had two eleven year old's with us. They were a little to old for most of the rides and attractions but they both had a great...More

Thank spoons110
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Helen J
7 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.
29 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.
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.