Hydro turbine open house

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.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

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.

The basics

Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Please make your own way to the Hydro Turbine. You can either park at Fingle Bridge and walk the 1 mile upstream to the building or park at Castle Drogo and walk down to it.
What to bring and wear
Please wear clothing suitable for the weather.
Accessibility
Due to the rough ground (and the very steep climb back up to Castle Drogo if you park here) you do need to be physically fit to walk to the Hydro Turbine.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
4 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Castle Drogo
Email
castledrogo@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01647 433306

Upcoming events

'What's the story?' trail

Sat 24 Aug 2019
11:00-16:00
Follow this trail around the garden reading and answering questions about popular story books. £1 (includes a badge as a prize).

Crafty castle capers

Tue 27 Aug 2019
11:00-16:00
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.

Hydro turbine guided tour

Wed 28 Aug 2019
10:30-12:30
As part of the Dartmoor walking festival join this guided walk with knowledgeable tour guides who will lead you down to the Hydro Turbine on the River Teign and tell you about its history and how it works. (The tour is over very steep and uneven...

Heritage Open Day

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-17:00
Come and visit the castle and grounds for free once more as Drogo takes part in the Heritage Open Day Scheme. Free entry.

Hydro turbine open house

Fri 04 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
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.

Early evening garden walks

Thu 10 Oct 2019
17:00-18:30
Join one of our garden team for a walk and talk through the garden to take in the highlights of the season. £5 per person (normal admission applies).