The castle

One of the artists has created an outside in room © Steve Haywood

One of the artists has created an outside in room

A castle redisplayed

We have now entered the last phase of building work and the inside of the castle has been completely redisplayed by three artists. Inside you will see darken spaces brought to life by film and exhibitions and much of the collection on display. One of our tapestries has been hung in the dining room so you are able to see both sides of it. 

The last castle in England - one man's dream

There’s more than meets the eye at Castle Drogo. This castle, encased in scaffolding is in fact only 100 years old, built as an ancestral family home for Julius Drewe, the founder of ‘Home and Colonial Stores’ who retired a millionaire, aged just 33.

Designed by one of the greatest architects of the 20th century, Edwin Luytens, the genius behind the Viceroy’s Palace in New Delhi and the Cenotaph, Drogo is utterly unique.

Drogo inside out

With our building project to save Castle Drogo now well underway, this is an opportunity to see the castle as you've never seen it before. You can see the building work progress before your eyes by climbing up the viewing tower (restrictions apply).

 

Early bird tours

A room guide talking to visitors

Wednesdays and Saturdays, 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.

A sample of the rooms

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