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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.

Everything will be different

When the castle reopens on 9 March we’ll be telling different stories © Dovetail Foundry

When the castle reopens on 9 March we’ll be telling different stories

The building project to save the castle is entering its next phase so everything at Castle Drogo is different. We have been working with three artists to display the castle in a brand new way as well as to add installations into the garden.

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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Mother's Day lunch

Sunday 15 March, 12-2.30pm

Celebrate with Mum on her special day by treating her to roast lunch at Castle Drogo. Or why not spoil her a little with one of our delicious desserts and cakes?