Things to see & do

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Activities

See how many squirrels you can spot in and around the castle, or find out all about the history of Compton with a children's trail. Just ask one of our team when you arrive.

Don't miss...

Compton Castle Rose Garden

  • The rose garden, the perfect place to sit and relax
  • The medieval kitchen detached from the castle
  • A model of Sir Humphrey Gilbert's ship the Squirrel
  • The inner tower built to help defend the castle

50 things to do

A young boy enjoys flying a kite in the fresh air 

Our list of 50 things to do before you're 11¾  will set you on your own adventure. At Compton you can:

  • Make a daisy chain
  • Hunt for bugs
  • Set up a snail race
  • Run around in the rain

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