Castle Drogo

Important notice -

Sunday 21 October-the castle is closed due to an electrical fault. The garden and visitor centre are open as normal. Please check here for more information about if the castle will be open on Monday 22 October.

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

Upcoming events

Saving Castle Drogo trail

Sun 21 Oct 2018
Hunt for clues as you follow the trail around the garden and grounds to claim your prize.(£1 per trail, includes a badge as a prize).

Meet the builders day

Tue 23 Oct 2018
As the building project to save Castle Drogo reaches a conclusion, we are offering one last opportunity to meet the Castle Drogo builders. There will be demonstrations and activities to have a go at as well as behind the scenes tours onto the...

Crafty castle capers

Thu 25 Oct 2018
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Prices of activities will vary, please call 01647 433306 for more details. Normal admission prices apply. 25 October-the activity is clay modelling. £2.

Learn with Goose

Fri 26 Oct 2018
Join Laura Wall, the author of Goose for a book reading, activities and a book signing. The books in the series of Goose are bright, colourful, heart warming and make early learning concepts fun for toddlers. The timings of the day will be;...

Photography workshop

Thu 01 Nov 2018
Join local photographer John Howells in the Castle Drogo garden or by the river Teign to find new aspects, landscapes and wildlife. He will help with understanding your camera whilst also teaching new composition ideas. Each workshop has a...

Art day-winter moorland

Thu 08 Nov 2018
Artist Celia Olsson will show you how to capture winter Dartmoor days in paint. You will have a go at painting Dartmoor under a light covering of snow and when the golden grasses stand out against the grey sky. Suitable for beginners and those...
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Our work

Our work

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Get involved

Viewing tower looking down on the building work

Volunteering at Castle Drogo 

From buggy driving to room guiding there are lots of ways to get involved at Castle Drogo.

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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 volunteer talking to a group

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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Castle Drogo on the National Trust Collections website