Low deposit only £25

1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
5. The difference between the £25 low  deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 10 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately.
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Watermouth Castle -Rhododendron Apartment

Nr Ilfracombe


Property Reference: FHM
  • Sleeps6
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms3
  • Grade4 Star rating

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Available start days
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Four Poster BedFour Poster Bed
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Property Description

"Views over bays and cliffs from a castle stronghold – a unique holiday opportunity . . ."

Watermouth Castle offers a rare combination of opportunities – for not only do visitors have the chance to live in a castle, but they also enjoy unlimited, free entry to one of the West Country’s premier tourist attractions during their stay. Within the splendid castle itself, there are six superb apartments, an indoor heated swimming pool, a museum, a choice of theme attractions, and some fascinating water displays. Outside, the castle’s 50-acre estate features wonderful landscaped gardens, with plenty of space for strolling and relaxing, and glorious woodland walks. There are ducks and waterfowl to admire on the lake outside the walls, and beautiful views from the castle over Watermouth Bay and its harbour, where there are slipway facilities for visitors’ boats, as well as moorings for larger craft (by arrangement with the harbourmaster).
The castle is a true example of a Victorian folly, completed in the mid 19th-century by the Bassett family. Now extensively restored by the current owner, its self-contained holiday apartments are reached through an archway in the south court, where the indoor heated swimming pool is available exclusively to apartment residents. All of the properties have been decorated and furnished to a comfortable standard throughout, in keeping with the style and ambience of the Castle, and all feature four-poster, half tester or brass beds.
A separate part of the castle, open to the public, contains the fascinating museum collections, including a Victorian kitchen, animated displays, mechanical musical instruments, a large model railway and a unique arcade of pier slot machines, all in working order. In the underground theatre is the Water Spectacular, reputedly one of the best fountain shows in the world, a thrilling mix of lights, music and water. Outside in the grounds are further family entertainments, including traditional rides and slides, fascinating water features, children’s play areas, a ‘Gnomeland’, themed crazy-golf, and much, much more all of which earned Watermouth Castle a place in the finals of the South West Tourism ‘Large Visitor Attraction Of The Year’ Award in 2005.
Watermouth Castle enjoys an incomparable setting on rising ground, commanding views over the bays and cliffs of the magnificent coastline stretching away to the east. Take a woodland walk through the estate to the picturesque, award-winning village of Berrynarbor, or visit the coastal village of Combe Martin (less than 3 miles to the east) – famous not only for its sandy coves, inlets and majestic headlands but also as ‘the gateway to the Exmoor National Park’. Combe Martin offers a choice of shops and cafes, and one of Devon’s oldest inns! Ilfracombe is only a five minute drive away to the west, with a range of seaside attractions, good shops and a golf course, and visitors can enjoy miles of golden sand at nearby Woolacombe and Croyde Bay. Superb cliff-top scenery and beautiful wooded valleys make this one of North Devon’s most scenic areas – as well as a paradise for walkers. Shops 2 miles.
Note: Music may filter into the pool area from the antique Mortier organ between 10am and 6pm.

(First and second floor.) South-facing, overlooking south court to wooded hills. Living/dining room. Small kitchen. Double bedroom with mahogany half-tester bed and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Upstairs to second floor: Two twin bedrooms, all four-posters. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Electricity, gas, heaters in all rooms and bed linen included
  • Towels £3 per person per week by arrangement
  • Cot and high chair by arrangement
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Shared laundry room (coin-operated) with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Shared payphone
  • Shared patio and garden furniture
  • Shared barbecue
  • Parking
  • Indoor heated swimming pool with Fitstar counter facility
  • Office facilities included fax/modem/photocopier by arrangement
  • No smoking
  • NB: Lake in grounds

ADDITIONAL FREE FACILITIES
Indoor heated swimming pool and sun lounge. Unlimited free entry to award-winning ’Watermouth Castle Family Attraction’ offering a wealth of experiences and entertainment for all ages. (open Easter– end Oct)

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. The apartments were really clean and spacious. Children loved the four poster beds! Theme park was excellent and really good to be able to go in when you wanted and for free! This holiday was excellent and great for the children, plenty for them to do with the theme park and the pool. Lovely location too. Would definitely go back. Aug 2011.
  2. Good holiday for families with young children, we were able to use the park facilities which kept the children occupied until bedtime. July 2011.
  3. Fantastic location, Watermouth castle is a magical place for particularly young children. Although ours are definitely not young now and still insist on coming back. We think this year was our 10th visit. Some of their happiest childhood memories have been from holidays here. What greater recommendation can there be. July 2011.
  4. Excellent location and facilities particularly for young children who love the on site theme park and gnome land! May 2011.
  5. A comfortable apartment in an amazing castle; the gardens are beautifully laid out and maintained. The theme park is most suitable for children between say 4 and 10, not older. The surrounding countryside is beautiful, and Woolacombe must have one of the best beaches in England. May 2011.
  6. We had stayed here before and standards were as high as they had been in the past. Aug 2010.
  7. The castle and grounds we fantastic and the rides great for younger children. Aug 2010.
  8. I liked the antique aura of the whole place. July 2010.
  9. Clean, homely accommodation with all the equipment we needed. The castle and gardens are excellent particularly for young children and the pub with small shop at the lodges next door is very handy. May 2010.
  10. We had a great time, there are fabulous views and beaches that knock spots off our European competition. Quaint castle accommodation with very friendly helpful staff. It was clean on arrival with plenty of products to keep it so. Lovely swimming pool which was clean and warm. July 2009.
  11. 4 poster beds, castle setting, very nice location. Aug 2009.
  12. Fantastic accommodation in a wonderful setting, worth every penny. We will definitely go again. May 2009.
  13. We have been to Watermouth castle about 8 times and we love it-very relaxing. July 2008.
  14. Great place to stay with children. The free entry into the theme park and indoor heated swimming pool was a terrific added bonus to our holiday. The apartment was spacious and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. April 2008.
  15. This is the second year we have stayed here and once again, a great time was had by all. The castle meets all of our expectations and more. Oct 2008.
  16. The accommodation was excellent, the pool was very clean and warm. Open access to the park was one of the reasons for booking this holiday. We have been here before and will probably come back again. Aug 2007.
  17. Excellent location for families with children upto year 5. Sept 2006.
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