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

Festival of Arts

Wed 24 May 2017
Castle Drogo will be the backdrop for a creative programme of exhibitions and performances celebrating the creative spirit of Dartmoor.

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).

Crafty castle capers

Tue 30 May 2017
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Normal admission prices apply. Prices of activities will vary, please call 01647 433306 for more details.

Meet the builders day

Sat 03 Jun 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...

Wild Tribe

Sun 04 Jun 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 4 June-build a traditional river craft using nothing more than hazel stems....

Hard hat tours

Tue 06 Jun 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....
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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.