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Totnes Castle, Castle Street, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NU
Distance from Cottage Hotel: 19 miles / 31 kilometres (36 minutes by car)

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Suitable for: Educational days out | Family days out | Less than 30 minutes' drive | Nature days out | Activities in the open

A classic Norman motte-and-bailey castle, founded soon after the Conquest to overawe the Saxon town. A later stone shell-keep crowns its steep mound, giving sweeping views across the town rooftops to the River Dart.

The keep is constructed of Devonian limestone and red sandstone.

English Heritage

Totnes Castle, Castle Street, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NU

Website: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/totnes-castle/
Telephone: 0870 333 1181 (English Heritage)  

Links

Totnes Castle website RAC Route Planner Route from Hotel

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