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Totnes Castle Photo

Totnes Castle

Offering fine views over Totnes to the River Dart, Totnes Castle was one of the earliest Norman strongholds in England. Built on a hill and surrounded by fortifications enclosing a high wooden tower, Totnes Castle symbolised the importance of the new Norman regime.

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Berry Pomeroy Castle Photo

Berry Pomeroy Castle

Ancient lands, an ancient castle, ancient ghosts? Hmm, possibly. Berry Pomeroy Castle lies within an ancient Deer Park upon a natural outcrop overlooking the Gatcombe Valley. Inhabited by two of the foremost families in Devon region, Berry Pomeroy Castle is now a romantic ruins believed by some to be haunted by ancient spirits.

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Royal Citadel Photo

Royal Citadel

An imposing fortification, the Royal Citadel looms from the sea beckoning sailors home and warning enemies against invasion. Built in the 17th century, the Royal Citadel is one of the finest fortifications of its time in Europe.

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Lydford Castle Photo

Lydford Castle

Built in the 13th century, Lydford Castle was the first purpose built prison in England. It quickly earned itself a bad reputation and was described as 'the most annoyous, contagious and detestable place within this realm.'

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