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Kirkham House, Paignton
Kirkham House, Paignton

Devon | South West

This late medieval stone house, afterwards split into three cottages was restored in the 1960s.

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Berry Pomeroy Castle
Berry Pomeroy Castle

Devon | South West

Tucked away in a steep wooded valley, Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin.

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Totnes Castle
Totnes Castle

Devon | South West

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 views across the town to the River Dart.

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Bayard's Cove Fort
Bayard's Cove Fort

Devon | South West

Small Tudor artillery fort guarding Dartmouth's inner harbour, picturesquely sited on the quayside.

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Dartmouth Castle
Dartmouth Castle

Devon | South West

Beautifully located fortresses on the edge of the river. For over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the Dart Estuary and the busy, vibrant port of Dartmouth.

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Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village
Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village

Devon | South West

The remains of four 13th century stone farmsteads, on land originally farmed in the Bronze Age. This isolated Dartmoor hamlet was probably abandoned in the early 15th century.

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Events near Paignton

Ghosts and Ghouls
Venue: Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
Date: Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Let your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween with creepy crafts, spooky activities and ghost hunting galore!

Halloween at Portland Castle
Venue: Portland Castle, Cornwall
Date: Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Let your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween with creepy crafts and spooky stories.

Spooky Tours
Venue: Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
Date: Thu 30 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014

Especially for Halloween, join our eerie evening tour around Pendennis Castle. Hear tales of dark deeds, ghostly apparitions and scary happenings. Adult and childrens' tours.

Nadelik, A Cornish Christmas
Venue: Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
Date: Sat 6 & Sun 7 Dec 2014

Celebrate Christmas the Cornish way with fireside tales, music and dancing.

Vintage Wreath Making Workshop
Venue: Portland Castle, Dorset
Date: Sat 13 Dec 2014

Create your own beautiful vintage festive wreath using craft materials with your own favourite centrepiece as your inspiration.

Pirates and Smugglers
Venue: Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
Date: Mon 16 - Fri 20 Feb 2015

Fearsome tales of dastardley deeds and seafaring shenanigans.

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