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.
Totnes Castle, Castle Street, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NU
Telephone: 0870 333 1181 (English Heritage)