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
18 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Hydro turbine open house

Fri 18 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.

Autumn woodland deer walk and breakfast

Sat 19 Oct 2019
07:15-10:00
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. £17.50 per person (£10 children).

Bat trail

Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
Follow the trail through the garden and grounds learning about which bats have made Castle Drogo home. £1, includes a badge as a prize.

Crafty castle capers

Tue 22 Oct 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.

Wild Tribe

Sun 27 Oct 2019
11:00-15:00
Join the Wild Tribe at Castle Drogo for bushcraft activities for children aged between 5-12. No booking required. Free event. 27 October-Wild foods. Forage your own Devon cream tea by making your own blackberry jam and nettle tea.

Drogo 10 Run

Sun 17 Nov 2019
10:30-12:30
One of the most spectacular cross country races in England. This is a challenging 10 miles up and down the beautiful Teign Gorge. Organised in co-operation with the South West Road Runners. For information and to register contact SWRR on...