Castle Drogo

Important notice -

Please note access to the chapel is by a project guided tour only.

Nothing is normal. Dramatic castle overlooking the Teign Gorge, at a half way point in a 5 year project to make it watertight.

Castle Drogo

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Old school sports day trail

Sun 31 Jul 2016
Join in the summer holiday fun by following the trail around the garden and grounds taking part in old school sports day activities. (£1 per trail).

Crafty castle capers

Tue 02 Aug 2016
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.

Anyone for Croquet?

Tue 02 Aug 2016
If you have ever fancied learning the rules of the game, come along to our once monthly sessions (May-September) and have a free lesson with our resident expert.

Theatre in the garden 'Ratburger'

Tue 02 Aug 2016
Castle Drogo will be the venue for a very special performance of David Walliams's book Ratburger by Heartbreak productions. Picnics available from the Castle Drogo café, (call 01647 434143 for more information). Tickets available from the Plough...

Hard hat tours

Wed 03 Aug 2016
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. £5 per person. (...

Play day

Wed 03 Aug 2016
Castle Drogo will be hosting an afternoon of fun and games on Piddledown common as part of the national day for play. Come along and join the fun.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Building work at Castle Drogo

Saving the castle 

Find out about our five-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

Join in 

From room guiding to joining the ranger team there's lots of ways you can get involved.

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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 group visit having a talk

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.