Christmas at Castle Drogo

Girl talking to Father Christmas

Get away from the crowds and hustle and bustle of town to experience Christmas at Castle Drogo.

Christmas at Castle Drogo in 2019

After 6 years of building work Christmas will be returning to Castle Drogo. From Saturday 30 November until Monday 23 December the castle will decorated for Christmas, just like the Drewe's would of, when they first spent Christmas at the castle in 1926. 

Father Christmas comes to Castle Drogo

There is a treat in store for children on the weekends of the 14, 15, 21 and 22 (and Friday 20) of December as they can follow the trail around the garden and grounds to find Father Christmas in the Library at the castle and receive a special present.(£5). Booking essential from 1 October on the 'what's on' section of the Castle Drogo website. 

Follow the trail through the garden to find Father Christmas
Girl talking to Father Christmas
Follow the trail through the garden to find Father Christmas

The lead up to Christmas is the perfect time to spoil yourself, so why not take advantage of the home made cakes in our café or enjoy something more hearty from our delicious festive food menu?

Walking

There are miles of pathways through the Teign Gorge to explore and breath taking views across Dartmoor to take in. Winter is the perfect time to admire the expansive views from the castle down into the gorge.

A misty morning at Castle Drogo, Dartmoor
A misty morning over the Teign Valley seen from Castle Drogo
A misty morning at Castle Drogo, Dartmoor