Compton Castle

Important notice -

There are roadworks taking place from 16 to 20 July on the road approaching Compton Castle from the Ipplepen direction; diversions are in place, or follow the brown signs from the A380. For assistance call 01803 842382.

Dramatic fortified manor house and small formal garden

Compton Castle

Things to see and do

Compton Castle

What's on 

Upcoming events

The Big Butterfly Count

Tue 25 Jul 2017
10:30-16:30
Can you help with The Big Butterfly Count by finding a quiet spot and seeing how many butterflies you can spot in 15 minutes?

Compton Castle garden walk

Tue 25 Jul 2017
14:00-14:45
Would you like to find out more about the garden at Compton Castle, see the seasonal highlights and find out about the work that the team do to care for it? Why not join a garden walk?

Tudor day

Thu 27 Jul 2017
10:30-16:00
At the Tudor Days you can step back in time and experience castle life of old.

Hallowe'en at Compton Castle

Tue 24 Oct 2017
10:30-16:00
There are spooky goings-on in Compton Castle this half-term.
Compton Castle

Get involved

Volunteer

Compton Castle

History

The rose garden at Compton Castle

A brief history of Compton Castle 

Find out about the history of Compton, which stretches back to the 1400s, and includes famous connections in Sir Humphrey Gilbert and his half brother Sir Walter Raleigh.

Compton Castle

Groups

A group of people walking towards a coach

Bring a group 

Compton Castle is the perfect place to bring a group; whether you're part of a coach party, special interest tour, or school group, or are just looking for somewhere to go with a large group of friends. Our group bookings coordinator will be happy to help arrange your visit.