Castle Drogo

Important notice -

Please note access to the chapel is by a project guided tour only.

Nothing is normal. Dramatic castle overlooking the Teign Gorge, at a half way point in a 5 year project to make it watertight.

Castle Drogo

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

'Along the riverbank' photography workshop

Tue 28 Jun 2016
11:00-16:00
Join local photographer John Howells for this workshop down in the Teign Gorge. Practice using your digital camera to take beautiful photographs of the river and woodland with advice and guidance. This will be in low light and often long...

Trousseau

Tue 28 Jun 2016
11:00-16:00
In the castle students from Plymouth College of Art have designed and made 22 costumes inspired by the ones Frances Drewe would have taken on honeymoon in 1890.

Embroider the landscape

Fri 01 Jul 2016
09:45-13:15
Learn how a few simple embroidery stitches, silk, voile ribbons and some stumpwork will make an embroidered hillside picture. A variety of embroidery techniques will be demonstrated to create elements of the landscape and each student will get...

Wild Tribe

Sun 03 Jul 2016
11:00-14:00
Join the Wild Tribe at Fingle Bridge Meadows. Bushcraft activities for families with children of all ages from 5-12. Sunday 3 July- Catapults. Make and take home your own handheld catapult. Afterwards rain destruction by constructing a water...

Anyone for Croquet?

Tue 05 Jul 2016
12:00-15:00
If you have ever fancied learning the rules of the game, come along to our once monthly sessions (May-September) and have a free lesson with our resident expert.

Hard hat tours

Wed 06 Jul 2016
10:00-11:30
Don your hard hats and join the Castle Drogo project manager or Clerk of Works for a very special behind the scenes tour of the building project to save Castle Drogo. Places are limited so booking is essential on 01647 433306. £5 per person. (...
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Building work at Castle Drogo

Saving the castle 

Find out about our five-year conservation project to make the castle watertight. An undertaking more complex than it might sound.

Castle Drogo

Get involved

Viewing tower looking down on the building work

Join in 

From room guiding to joining the ranger team there's lots of ways you can get involved.

Castle Drogo

Learning

Get Changed Theatre performing in the garden, Castle Drog

A day of discovery 

Our community and engagement officer works to deliver our aim of making sure that Castle Drogo is a ‘much loved local place’ by providing new and exciting ways to get involved.

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Groups

A group visit having a talk

Share the experience 

With our warm welcome and specialist tours, we'll ensure you have a fantastic day out at Castle Drogo with your group.