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

Garden walk photography workshop

Tue 27 Jun 2017
Now the elegant gardens of Castle Drogo are in full bloom, join a walk to find new aspects to marvel in and capture with your camera. Local photographer John Howells will help with understanding your camera while also learning new composition...

Wild Tribe

Sun 02 Jul 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 2 July-wildflower & woodland faces- create your own pressed...

Hard hat tours

Tue 04 Jul 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....

The Teign through time trail

Sat 15 Jul 2017
Hunt for the clues around the garden and grounds as the clock gets turned back on a million years of history in the Teign Gorge. (£1 per trail, normal admission applies).

Evening garden tour

Thu 20 Jul 2017
Join one of our garden team on this very special tour of the Castle Drogo garden after hours when the garden is at its most magical. £6 per person. Please call 01647 433306 to book.

Crafty castle capers

Tue 25 Jul 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.
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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.