35 locals recommend
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 6:00 PM
Tips from locals
Worth a visit. St Petroc's Church quite interesting too next door. There is a steam paddle boat from Dartmouth to this location. Nice tea room at castle.
Dartmouth Castle Artillery Fort Dartmouth Castle is an artillery fort, built to protect Dartmouth harbour in Devon, England. The earliest parts of the castle date from the 1380s, when, in response to the threat of a French attack, the civic authorities created a small enclosure castle overlooking…
The beautiful town of Dartmouth situated on the mouth of the River Dart is one of South Devon’s most popular and enchanting towns. With its charming historic streets, scenic river location and surrounded by South Devon countryside you have to go a long way to find a town as pretty. Things to Do in…
Catch the ferry boat out to the mouth of the river and walk back- or vice versa. Beautiful views from the river and in the summer the castle hosts Shakespeare week. You can also pay to tour inside the castle if you wish, or simply sit at the cafe and admire the view for free. Walk up the steps…
Take the ferry from Dartmouth harbour to the castle, have a cupp and cake at the cafe looking out of the mouth of the estuary then meander slowly back to Dartmouth by foot. You will pass birds eye views of Warfleet and the whole of Dartmouth on your way home.