Castle Drogo

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

Upcoming events

Festival of crafts

Sat 23 Sep 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...

Late summer colours photography workshop

Fri 29 Sep 2017
A return to the gardens of Castle Drogo before the final flowers leave, spend time amongst the rich colours and busy butterflies and bees. Whether new or old, come along to learn more about photography in the beautiful gardens of Castle Drogo in...

Wild Tribe

Sun 01 Oct 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 1 October-Back woods cooking Stone pit ovens, open fire cooking, rabbits...

Fungi foray

Sun 01 Oct 2017
Join an experienced mycologist finding and identifying the wide range of fungi on the Castle Drogo estate.

Hard hat tours

Tue 03 Oct 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. (...

Autumn woodland deer walk and breakfast

Sat 14 Oct 2017
Join this guided walk during the fallow deer rut to search for the sights and sounds of deer in the colourful woods. Afterwards enjoy a delicious home cooked full English breakfast in our café.
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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.

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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