Compton Castle

Compton Castle

What's on 

Upcoming events

Conservation in action at Compton Castle: catch of the day

Wed 04 Jul 2018
The conservation team will be checking out the bug traps, to see what bugs and pests have been caught roaming in the castle in the quarterly bug check.

The Big Butterfly Count

Tue 24 Jul 2018
Can you help with The Big Butterfly Count by finding a quiet spot and seeing how many butterflies you can spot in 15 minutes?
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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.

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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.