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Notice: 23 April-due to building works there is no step free access to the castle today.

Explore 'the last castle to be built in England' as the project to save it from certain ruin continues

We're staying open during the conservation work, giving you the opportunity to go behind the scenes. Inside the castle has been redisplayed by three artists, you will see elements of the collection brought together in creative ways, and darkened spaces brought to life revealing new aspects of Drogo's remarkable story.

You’ll also be able to see the building work in progress from the viewing tower (restrictions apply), and get closer than ever before to our precious treasures, now displayed in new ways.

Discover the beautiful Lutyens-designed terraced garden with dramatic views of Dartmoor. There’s plenty to see from the rose garden to the quaint Bunty House (Wendy House) complete with its own miniature garden.

Below the castle you can follow the winding paths into the sheltered Teign Valley. Explore this ancient gorge, teeming with wildlife as you follow the trails along the river.

Recharge at the café with a traditional Devon cream tea or tuck into a slice of cake. At our gift shop and plant centre you can pick up a wide range of plants, books, cards and locally produced food.

Spring fling

Bring a picnic and enjoy the garden in the evening at our spring fling.  © NTPL

Bring a picnic and enjoy the garden in the evening at our spring fling.

Friday 15 May, 6-9pm

Castle Drogo will be open for a special community open evening as part of Museums at Night 2015. Organised by the Castle Drogo youth panel there will lots of fun for all. Why not pre-order a picnic from our café?

Saving Castle Drogo: Project news

With funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), our five year project to save Castle Drogo from collapse is now underway. Learn about the sheer scale of the project and why we need to carry it out.

Discover the best views

Follow the winding paths that lead down to the River Teign

We've got lots of different walks to suit all abilities. Download our most popular walk, the classic Teign Valley circuit here.

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Viewing tower

Join one of our knowledgeable tour guides to climb up the viewing tower to look down onto the building work. There are some restrictions so please read the article below before you visit.

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