The Watch TowerPaignton, Devon
- Guests 2
- Bedrooms 1
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 2 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 012004
About The Watch TowerAn intriguing three-storey abode, built into the walls of a small Devonshire castle.
Enter The Watch Tower through a large wooden door to discover a carefully restored medieval gem. The three-storey building is built into the curtain wall of Compton Castle and features a narrow winding staircase and small peeping windows.
The castle is set in a landscape of rolling hills and orchards, close to the South Devon coastline. There are gardens of the estate to explore as well as the inside of the small castle.
Other nearby estates, which guests will have free access to, include to Coleton Fishacre and Bradley Manor. The seaside town of Paignton and its zoo are less than a 20-minte drive from here.
Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Free entry to our places
- Award-winning customer service
- Help us care for nature, beauty and history
Our Covid promise
- Postpone or refund with no admin fee
- Enhanced cleaning regime
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Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair not available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer not available
- Dishwasher not available
- Washing machine not available
- Tumble dryer not available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden not available
- BBQ not available
Not accessibleView accessibility guide (PDF 435 KB)
Bathroom with shower over bath, separate lavatory, steep stairs leading to first floor.
1 double bedroom with 4' 6" bed, and steep narrow stairs leading to second floor.
Second floor: open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Children: Due to very steep, narrow stairs we feel this cottage is not suitable for children under 12.
Heating: Night storage heating included.
Parking: Cars must be parked on the grass outside the castle gates at all times. It is possible to load and unload quite near to the Watchtower although luggage will have to be carried a short distance.
Access: The Watch Tower is set over 3 floors with narrow stairs.
Utilities: The kitchen has a fridge with icebox.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.
Please note: It is advisable to take a torch if arriving after dark. The key to this cottage if collected has to be picked up before 6.30pm.
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