Castle ruins, but not Okehampton Castle

Okehampton Castle


Step back into time with a visit to this dramatic castle, mentioned in the Doomsday Book, now a haunted ruin. Look out for open air performances during Summer.

What makes it special

  • Explore the castle ruins
  • Walk in the local woodlands

Opening Times:

Closed until April

April to June: 10:00 - 17:00 every day

July onwards: 10:00 - 18:00 every day


English Heritage Member: Free
Adult: £5.40 (with Gift Aid £6.00)
Child (5-17 years): £3.20 (with Gift Aid £3.60)
Concession: £4.90 (with Gift Aid £5.40)
Family (2 adults, up to 3 children): £14.00 (with Gift Aid £15.60)

Hostels nearby

Okehampton Castle


Map references

OS Grid Ref: SX 584 943

Lat/Lng: 50.731511, -4.007471

Contact information

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