Directed by Alistair Ganley Cygnet Company A witty and seductive comedy by the eighteenth century master Pierre de Marivaux. What is a princess to do when she is in love with the handsome prince who hates her because her father usurped his father’s throne? The answer is simple – dress up as a boy and woo the prince, his tutor and the tutor’s sister who have all renounced love. ...
Come and enjoy a guided tour of this stunning Castle, relax in the beautiful grounds and meet our friendly animals. See the Victorian Kitchen for the first time and hear what life was like 'below stairs' in domestic service. A truly great day out for the whole family. Now with the Victorian Kitchens. Castle is open 10am to 5.30pm (last guided tour 4.30pm).
A wonderful selection of exceptional antiques to admire and buy including period oak and country furniture, jewellery, paintings and porcelain amongst others. Admission £5
A food and craft fair with stands throughout Powderham Castle in aid of the Devon Armed Forces charities. Admission £3
Meet fascinating residents from the past and enjoy a tour of Powderham Castle in a different light. During half-term Powderham Castle will be putting on fun Spooky Tours daily (except Saturday). Kids will love to dress up for the occasion in their spookiest outfits to see if they can scare the ghosts! Arrive early to avoid disappointment. Suitable for 5 to 12 year olds and brave mum and dads! ...
Raise money for breast cancer research with a sponsored walk around the beautiful grounds of Powderham Castle. Register at www.cancerresearchuk.org/breastcancer Places are limited so early sign up is strongly advised. Please contact for timings, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A Team Cross Country run to raise money for the Red Cross.
Admire the magnificence of birds of prey close up on a Hawk Walk. A unique opportunity to take a Harris hawk on a walk in the grounds of the Castle accompanied by an experienced falconer where you can fly the hawk free back and forth to your fist from in and out of the trees and hedgerows. The walk lasts for approximately 45 minutes, and would be fully hands-on with little input from the falconer. ...
Majestic birds of prey including kestrels, falcons and hawks amongst others will delight visitors of all ages with displays by expert falconers from Yarak Birds of Prey. Included in admission price. (Daily except Saturday)
Join Tim Crawshaw of Devon Bat Group for an introductory talk and a dusk walk with bat detector equipment. Bring stout shoes and a torch. Pre-booking required as places are limited. Meet at the Castle Courtyard Tea Rooms, Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 16 August Adults £5 Children £3