Castle Drogo

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

Creepy castles trail

Wed 26 Oct 2016
Discover all about spooky castles as you follow the trail around the garden and grounds. £1 per trail. Normal admission prices apply.

John Howells photography exhibition

Wed 26 Oct 2016
The Castle Drogo visitor centre will be hosting an exhibition of work by local photographer John Howells.

Art in the hut-Tessa Challenger

Wed 26 Oct 2016
The artist in residence in the activity hut from Monday 24-Friday 28 October, 11am-4pm, will be Tessa Challenger. (Normal admission prices apply).

October half-term fun

Wed 26 Oct 2016
Follow the creepy castles trail around the garden from Saturday 22 October to Sunday 30 October (£1 per trail, includes prize) and join in the creepy castle crafty capers on Saturday 29 October and Sunday 30 October, 11am-4pm (£2).

William Morris lecture lunch with Judith Richardson-Dawes

Tue 01 Nov 2016
How did William Morris design his fabulous wallpapers? How did he create his fine tapestries? What made him seek out the soul of medieval England? All will be revealed in this lecture lunch with Judith Richardson-Dawes. £22.50 per person (...

Autumn colours photography workshop

Fri 04 Nov 2016
Join local photographer John Howells for this workshop to capture the best of autumn colours. Learn more about your digital camera. We will go through the camera itself and some basics of photography before practicing in the beautiful gardens and...
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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.