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

Castle Drogo

What's on 

Upcoming events

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ trail

Sat 30 Apr 2016
Follow the trail around the garden and grounds ticking off some of your 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ . (£1 per trail).

Wild Tribe

Sun 01 May 2016
Join the Wild Tribe at Fingle Bridge Meadows. Bushcraft activities for families with children of all ages from 5-12. Sunday 1 May- Spring wildfoods-Forage for wild garlic, drink tree sap and cook your own bushcraft banquet.

Hard hat tours

Wed 04 May 2016
Don your hard hats and join the Castle Drogo project manager or Clerk of Works for a very special behind the scenes tour of the building project to save Castle Drogo. Places are limited so booking is essential on 01647 433306. £5 per person. (...

Pizza workshop

Thu 05 May 2016
Learn the secret of making the real, traditional Italian pizza with certified Pizza Chef Marina Midolo. This is a fun workshop where you'll prepare, cook and eat your own pizza. It is open to all (including those who are gluten intolerant) and no...

An introduction to stonemasonry for young people

Sat 07 May 2016
This workshop is a comprehensive introduction to the skills, techniques, tools and purposes of stonemasonry. Two experienced tutors, Trevor Clarke and Ben Martin will show you how to use and maintain tools, practice masonry, letter carving...

Festival of Arts

Fri 13 May 2016
Castle Drogo will be the backdrop for a creative programme of exhibitions and performances celebrating the creative spirit of Dartmoor.
Castle Drogo

Eating and shopping

Castle Drogo

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.

Castle Drogo


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.

Castle Drogo


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.