2 Bedroom Upper South Court Apartment in a Castle in Tiverton, Devon, England
- Castles / Chateaux
- Golf nearby
- Horse Riding
This charming second floor apartment in a historic castle in the town of Tiverton in Devon has wonderful views across the castle grounds and towards St Peter’s Church with its melodious clock chiming every quarter. It is one of five self catering properties at Tiverton Castle, originally built in 1106 by order of Henry I. A castle holiday simply oozing atmosphere and a sense of history.
Tiverton Castle simply oozes history and atmosphere and offers very comfortable accommodation and unusual places to stay. Once home of the powerful medieval Earls of Devon and a Plantagenet Princess, the Castle has been added to and altered over the last several hundred years to become a wonderful amalgamation of all periods of architecture from medieval to modern. The Castle has now been turned, in part, into a collection of self-contained holiday properties.
There’s lots to explore on site - you can enjoy a free tour of the castle and learn about its history, or wander through the walled gardens down to the River Exe and enjoy the produce from the kitchen garden. There are many local attractions and facilities in the vicinity, as well as some lovely village pubs and restaurants, and miles of unspoilt countryside to explore. Tiverton is a market town with interesting history and architecture, and the north and south coast beaches are just a short drive away, as are Exmoor, Dartmoor and Exeter.
Leave the M5 at Junction 27 and go a full 7 miles on the A361 towards Tiverton to a roundabout where the Castle is signposted. Follow Tiverton Castle signs.
Exeter 15 miles
Nearest Train Station:
Tiverton Parkway 7 miles
Nearest Bus Stop:
Upper South Court is on the second floor of the castle building and can sleep four people in one double room with a 5` bed and one twin bedroom with 3`6” beds and duvets. Both bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, each with bath and separate shower. All of the rooms have exposed beams and sloping ceilings. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge and dishwasher, and all the crockery and utensils you might need. The sitting room has comfy seating, a TV, DVD, wifi and a coal effect electric fire. There is a small utility area with a washer drier. The property has gas central heating and electricity. This property also has the benefit of comfort cooling (a form of air conditioning). All linen and towels are provided. Gas central heating and electricity.
The apartment enjoys the use of a shared garden with garden furniture, and croquet. Amongst the romantic ruins are the walled gardens. The gardens cover three acres with a path and steps leading down to the River Exe. There is a working kitchen garden and an orchard which contains a variety of old fruit trees. Free parking on site.
Conditions of Rental
Minimum stay 3 nights. Preferred changeover day is Friday but there is flexibility. No pets and no smoking. There are 4 other self-catering properties on site. There are three properties in the castle building (each sleeping 2-4 people) and two properties in the grounds of the castle (one sleeping 4 and one sleeping 6 people). The Castle is open to the public on Sundays, Thursdays and Bank Holidays, 2.30-5.30 from Easter Sunday till the end of October. The owners live on site and are available to deal with any issues.