Castle Drogo

The 'last castle to be built in England', set above the Teign Gorge with dramatic views over Dartmoor.Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and built between 1911 and 1931 for the self‐made food retailing millionaire Julius Drewe, the castle is a masterpiece in Dartmoor granite that blends into the…
Distance: 9.3 miles away

Lydford Castle and Saxon

Beautifully sited on the fringe of Dartmoor, Lydford boasts three defensive features. Near the centre is a 13th‐century tower keep on a mound, later a prison notorious for harsh punishments ‐ 'the most annoyous, contagious and detestable place within this realm.' To the south is an earlier Norman…
Distance: 7.7 miles away

Okehampton Castle

The remains of the largest castle in Devon, in an outstandingly picturesque setting on a wooded spur above the rushing River Okement. Begun soon after the Norman Conquest as a motte and bailey castle with a stone keep, it was converted into a sumptuous residence in the 14th…
Distance: 0.5 miles away

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