Castle Drogo

Important notice -

21 September-due to high winds the garden and viewing tower are closed today. The castle will be open between 11am-1pm (with last admission at 12.30pm).

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

Upcoming events

Keeping music alive:Simon Arnold's 'Pachelbel's Progress Challenge'

Sat 22 Sep 2018
Simon Arnold's 'Pachelbel's Progress Challenge' will see him play the piano in the Drawing room at Castle Drogo between 11am-1pm. Simon will be playing at 15 places across the South West over the next 11 days to raise funds to conserve...

Photography workshop

Tue 25 Sep 2018
Join local photographer John Howells in the Castle Drogo garden or by the river Teign to find new aspects, landscapes and wildlife. He will help with understanding your camera whilst also teaching new composition ideas. Each workshop has a...

Art day-woods and forests

Thu 27 Sep 2018
Artist Celia Olsson will show you how to create woodland scenes and how to mix colours for the leaves and tree trunks. Suitable for beginners and those wanting to experiment with different methods. (Participants do need to bring equipment to the...

Fungi foray

Sun 30 Sep 2018
Join an experienced mycologist finding and identifying the wide range of fungi on the Castle Drogo estate.

Hard hat tours

Tue 09 Oct 2018
Don your hard hats and join the Castle Drogo project manager 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. (Normal admission...

Autumn woodland deer walk and breakfast

Sat 13 Oct 2018
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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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Our work

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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