Castle Drogo

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

May holiday fun

Sat 29 Apr 2017
Discover more about Drogo as you follow the spotter sheet around the garden and grounds. There's lots of fun and games to be had on the croquet lawn where you can try your hand at tennis. Normal admission applies.

'Colours of Spring at Drogo' photography workshop

Tue 02 May 2017
Join local photographer John Howells for this workshop to capture the best of spring colours. Learn more about your digital camera. We will go through the camera itself and some basics of photography before practicing in the beautiful gardens and...

Festival of Arts

Fri 05 May 2017
Castle Drogo will be the backdrop for a creative programme of exhibitions and performances celebrating the creative spirit of Dartmoor.

Wild Tribe

Sun 07 May 2017
Join the Wild Tribe at Fingle Bridge Meadows. Bushcraft activities for families with children of all ages from 5-12. Wrap up warm as this is an outdoor event. Sunday 2 April-Land rover safari to a secret Iron Age hill fort. Paint your own...

Hard hat tours

Tue 09 May 2017
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. £7.50 per person....

Bird detective trail

Fri 26 May 2017
Hunt around the garden and grounds at Castle Drogo to find the boxes to help you become a bird detective (£1 per trail, normal admission applies).
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Eating and shopping

Castle Drogo

Our work

A builder working on a flat roof.

Saving the castle 

Find out about our six 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

Volunteering at Castle Drogo 

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

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 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.