Castle Drogo

Important notice -

16 October-the whole property (castle, garden and visitor centre) will be closed due to the high winds.

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

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Upcoming events

Festival of crafts

Thu 19 Oct 2017
Two exhibitions in the castle highlight the craftsmanship and architecture of the building. 'Super rural' on display from 16 Sept-24 Oct features plans and models by 2nd and 3rd year architecture students from Oxford Brooks. 'A Geometric...

Hibernation trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Ever wondered what happens to the wildlife around Castle Drogo during winter? Hunt for clues as you follow the hibernation trail around the grounds. £1 per trail, normal admission prices apply.

John Howells photography exhibition

Sat 21 Oct 2017
The Castle Drogo visitor centre will be hosting an exhibition of work by local photographer John Howells.

Meet the builders day

Tue 24 Oct 2017
As the building project to save Castle Drogo is now over halfway through, we are offering the very special opportunity to meet the Castle Drogo builders. There will be demonstrations and activities to have a go at as well as behind the scenes...

Creepy castle crafty capers

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Make your own Hallowe'en creation to scare all your family and friends. £2 per child, normal admission prices apply.

Photography workshop

Thu 02 Nov 2017
Join local photographer John Howells for a final visit to the garden of Castle Drogo before the trees drop their leaves. Whether new or old, come along to learn more about photography. Bring your camera, instruction book and spare batteries/...
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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