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Heritage Open Days 2018 in Hemyock, Devon


On Sunday 9th September 2018, from 2 to 5 pm, Hemyock Castle and Village again take part in this hugely popular celebration of culture and heritage: See the Full Press Release.

Picture of Hemyock Castle Gatehouse

Hemyock is set in the now tranquil Culm Valley within the beautiful Blackdown Hills in Devon, just a few miles from the M5 Motorway and Taunton. The rare surviving ruins of Hemyock's moated medieval castle are a scheduled Ancient Monument. Come & view the remaining gatehouse archway, towers & curtain-walls which surround the older manor house. Although situated in the heart of Hemyock village, the castle site is screened by trees and walls, so surprisingly little can be seen from the road.


Note. Hemyock Castle will NOT be open on Sunday 16th September 2018.

Special events on Sunday 9th September 2018 from 2 to 5 pm include:



Heritage Open Days are part of European Heritage Days, a Council of Europe initiative. They are co-ordinated by The National Trust with funding by players of People's Postcode Lottery. Heritage Open Days 2018 activities will take place throughout Britain over two weekends in September: 6-9 & 13-16 September 2018, with different events on the different days.

European Year of Cultural Heritage – UK is the UK's part of The European Year of Cultural Heritage, a new European initiative.

Hemyock Castle receives no funding, and makes no charge for entry on Heritage Open Days. We welcome donations to The Blackdown Support Group & Musgrove Leukaemic Group Somerset.


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