Castle Drogo

Important notice -

Sunday 16 February- the helping nature trail and Wild Tribe have been postponed. The visitor centre (shop, cafe and toilets) and garden are open as normal.

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

Upcoming events

Helping nature trail

Mon 17 Feb 2020
Explore the grounds and learn new ways to help look after nature.

Wild Tribe

Sun 23 Feb 2020
Join the Wild Tribe at Castle Drogo for bushcraft activities for children aged between 5-12. No booking required, drop in, first come first served. Free event. 23 February: Make a home for nature.

New beginnings trail

Sat 28 Mar 2020
Families can follow the trail around the grounds finding out about new life emerging in nature from insects to animals found on the estate.

Crafty castle capers

Tue 31 Mar 2020
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Activities (and prices) will vary from making masks to clay modelling. Here are some of the activities; 31 March-making seed bombs 7 April-making a butterfly feeder...

Hydro turbine open house

Wed 08 Apr 2020
The Hydro Turbine building on the River Teign will be open for you to look inside. The knowledgeable guide will be able to tell you about the history of this building along with how it was restored and how it works.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 10 Apr 2020
Follow the journey of a seed through the grounds to help you claim your Cadbury chocolate prize.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Our work

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Get involved

Volunteers clearing leaves into a wheelbarrow.

Volunteering at Castle Drogo 

From buggy driving to room guiding there are lots of ways to get involved as a volunteer 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