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

Saving Castle Drogo trail

Tue 23 Oct 2018
11:00-16:00
Hunt for clues as you follow the trail around the garden and grounds to claim your prize.(£1 per trail, includes a badge as a prize).

Meet the builders day

Tue 23 Oct 2018
11:00-16:00
As the building project to save Castle Drogo reaches a conclusion, we are offering one last opportunity to meet the Castle Drogo builders. There will be demonstrations and activities to have a go at as well as behind the scenes tours onto the...

Crafty castle capers

Thu 25 Oct 2018
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.

Learn with Goose

Fri 26 Oct 2018
10:30-13:00
Join Laura Wall, the author of Goose for a book reading, activities and a book signing. The books in the series of Goose are bright, colourful, heart warming and make early learning concepts fun for toddlers. The timings of the day will be;...

Photography workshop

Thu 01 Nov 2018
11:00-15:00
Join local photographer John Howells in the Castle Drogo garden or by the river Teign to find new aspects, landscapes and wildlife. He will help with understanding your camera whilst also teaching new composition ideas. Each workshop has a...

Art day-winter moorland

Thu 08 Nov 2018
10:30-15:30
Artist Celia Olsson will show you how to capture winter Dartmoor days in paint. You will have a go at painting Dartmoor under a light covering of snow and when the golden grasses stand out against the grey sky. Suitable for beginners and those...