Things to see & do

Make the most of your day

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What's on

We run plenty of activities for children © National Trust

Join us this season for one of our fabulous events.

What's on

Explore Hardwick gardens with our easter egg trail. Can you find them all? © National Trust/Robert Morris

Join us this season for one of our fabulous events.


Go wild with our children’s downloadable activities, perfect for firing their love of the outdoors. You can explore the rugged slopes of the Teign Valley by mountain bike or go hunting for geocaches.

Walks and trails

Photo gallery

The scaffolding being erected

The scaffolding being erected

Want to get a taster of Drogo? Take a look at the castle transformed by our building project; discover colourful gardens and the rugged Teign Valley.

Make the most of your visit...

Fun for the family

We run a wide range of events suitable for families © National Trust

Every day from April to October, you can have a go at the Drogo letter challenge hidden around the castle. Will you be able to make it all the way around the castle and complete all the challenges?

Conservation in motion

We run a wide range of events suitable for families © Sylvaine Poitau/National Trust Magazine

Tuesdays, 11:30am (April - October)

Join the conservation team for a fascinating insight into how we are looking after the castle and its wonderful contents during our building project to save Castle Drogo (not bookable in advance).

Seasonal garden highlights

Walk the sinuous winding paths in the magnificent terrace garden © Andrew Butler

Thursday 1 May and Wednesday 9 July, 2-4pm

Join John, our head gardener, for a cream tea and afterwards take an in-depth look at the Castle Drogo gardens in all their glory. £10 per person. Booking essential on 01647 433306.

Castle Drogo inside-out tours

The tea chest castle display at Castle Drogo © Steven Haywood

Wednesdays and Saturdays, April–October, 10.30am

Join one of our special early-bird guided tours to learn about the ins and outs of Castle Drogo and the project to save it.