Heritage Open Days!
Discover Powderham Castle and experience 600 years of fascinating history in the magical family home of the Earl of Devon. This Heritage Open Day, experience exclusive tours, talks, trails and exhibitions and explore our scenic grounds FOR FREE!
Home to Charlie and AJ, the Earl and Countess of Devon, Powderham Castle sits in a historic Deer Park at the edge of the Exe Estuary. Join us from Friday 10th - Sunday 19th September for an amazing FREE day out!*
Our knowledgeable and friendly guides welcome you to wander through the magnificent rooms; join one of our exclusive, specialist tours (groups are limited to 15 persons max. booking in advance is advised to avoid disappointment), or view the Castle at your leisure via our Open House sessions. Get an up close look at interesting artefacts from our archives, immerse yourself in our specially curated 'Forests & Feasts' art exhibition and expand your knowledge with fascinating talks on Powderham, the local community and Edible England. .
There's lots to do outside too: relax and explore in our beautiful gardens and grounds, follow our family friendly Woodland Picnic Trail (where you can learn all about woodland animals and their eating habits!), visit the Pet’s Corner and Play Area in the Secret Garden, and get a glimpse of the majestic Fallow Deer with stunning views over the Estuary.
Be sure to complete your visit with a delicious Devonshire Cream Tea from our Courtyard Cafe and don't forget to pick up a copy of our new book 'Rabbit's Woodland Picnic' as a memento!
*Car Parking charges apply