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

Festival of Arts

Mon 30 May 2016
Castle Drogo will be the backdrop for a creative programme of exhibitions and performances celebrating the creative spirit of Dartmoor. There will be artists exhibiting their work, a costume display by the students of Plymouth College and a...

Meet the builders trail

Mon 30 May 2016
As you follow the trail around the garden find out about the builders who are saving Castle Drogo (£1 per trail).

Crafty castle capers

Tue 31 May 2016
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Normal admission prices apply. Prices of activities will vary, please call 01647 433306 for more details.

Wild Tribe

Sun 05 Jun 2016
Join the Wild Tribe at Fingle Bridge Meadows. Bushcraft activities for families with children of all ages from 5-12. Sunday 5 June-Science of nature, there will be lots of experiments and perhaps a few explosions.

Meet the builders day

Sun 05 Jun 2016
As the building project to save Castle Drogo is now halfway through, we are offering the very special opportunity to meet the Castle Drogo builders. There will be demonstrations and activities to have a go at as well as very special behind the...

Anyone for Croquet?

Tue 07 Jun 2016
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.
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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.

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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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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.