Castle Drogo

Important notice -

Please note access to the chapel is by a project guided tour only.

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

Late summer colours photography workshop

Fri 30 Sep 2016
Join local photographer John Howells for this workshop to capture the magic of late summer. 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...

Wild Tribe

Sun 02 Oct 2016
Join the Wild Tribe at Fingle Bridge Meadows. Bushcraft activities for families with children of all ages from 5-12. Sunday 2 October-Tree climbing assault course. Abseiling, zip wires and a Land Rover safari.

Hard hat tours

Wed 05 Oct 2016
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. £5 per person. (...

Fungi foray

Sun 09 Oct 2016
Join an experienced mycologist finding and identifying the wide range of fungi on the Castle Drogo estate.

Autumn woodland deer walk and breakfast

Sat 15 Oct 2016
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.

John Howells photography exhibition

Sat 22 Oct 2016
The Castle Drogo visitor centre will be hosting an exhibition of work by local photographer John Howells.
Castle Drogo

Eating and shopping

Castle Drogo

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.

Castle Drogo

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.

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.

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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.