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
27 April 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Father Christmas comes to Castle Drogo

Sat 22 Dec 2018
11:00-16:00
Father Christmas will be making a very special visit to Castle Drogo. Follow the trail through the garden to find him and receive a special present. (£3.50 to see Father Christmas). Normal admission applies.

Wind down and warm up

Thu 27 Dec 2018
11:00-16:00
Relax after Christmas with a walk in the fresh air of the beautiful Drogo garden and estate, recharge your batteries in our café by trying something from our winter warm up menu and indulge in some retail therapy with sale offers in abundance...

February half term fun

Sat 16 Feb 2019
11:00-16:00
Join in the fun at Drogo this half term by following the nature trail around the garden and grounds (£1 per trail).

A new season at Castle Drogo

Sat 09 Mar 2019
11:00-16:30
After a long winter the castle is open again for the season. Come along to see the work taking place to restore the castle back to a family home after 6 years of major building work to make the castle watertight.

The Drewe family trail

Sat 06 Apr 2019
11:00-16:00
Follow the trail through the garden and grounds, hunting out the clues to help you claim your prize. £1.

Crafty castle capers

Tue 09 Apr 2019
11:00-16:00
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Prices of activities will vary, please call 01647 433306 for more details. Normal admission prices apply. 25 October-the activity is clay modelling. £2.