Castle Drogo

Important notice -

On Tuesday 6 December the visitor centre, shop, cafe and garden will be closed.

Nothing is normal. Dramatic castle overlooking the Teign Gorge, undergoing a conservation project to make it watertight.

Castle Drogo

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Castle Drogo behind the scenes tours

Sun 04 Dec 2016
Before the castle is put to sleep for the winter take up this special chance to go on a guided tour of the castle with one of our knowledgeable tour guides. Admission to castle by guided tour only. Normal winter admissions prices apply.

Father Christmas comes to Castle Drogo

Sat 10 Dec 2016
Father Christmas will be making a very special visit to Castle Drogo. Follow the trail through the garden to find him and receive a special present. (£2.50 to see Father Christmas).

Drogo Christmas market

Sat 10 Dec 2016
Beat the Christmas rush and enjoy a leisurely shopping experience at the Castle Drogo Visitor Centre. A variety of local specialist crafts and unique gifts on sale.

Gold illumination workshop 'Sing choirs of angels'

Tue 13 Dec 2016
Join Judith Richardson-Dawes on a journey of discovery to create a Christmas Triptych and illuminate it with gold. £35 per person (Includes coffee and lunch). Booking essential on 01647 433306.

Christmas Lunch

Wed 14 Dec 2016
Come celebrate the holidays, meet up with friends and family to enjoy a traditional 3 course festive luncheon in the café. Booking essential on 01647 434143. (2 courses £15, 3 courses £18).

Stained glass workshop

Fri 16 Dec 2016
Learn how to design and produce a beautiful Christmas creation in glass. Let our expert tutor, Alison Meaker, demonstrate the possibilities of festive glass design. (Run by Learn Devon and funded by Drink Wise Age Well, the course is free for...
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Eating and shopping

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.