Opening times for 5 December 2023
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Limited parking access via and narrow bridge
Dogs allowed under close control
Car park accessed via narrow bridge. Steep and uneven paths with steep sides. Basic toilets (no running water).
Parking: Fingle Bridge (access over narrow packhorse bridge) for Fingle Woods. Additional parking Castle Drogo main car park.
Sat Nav: For Fingle Bridge car park use EX6 6PW; Castle Drogo car park EX6 6PB.
Woodland and river
Gateway to Fingle Woods and Castle Drogo’s estate. The River Teign flows through this gorge of ancient woodlands.
Discover the abundant wildlife you can spot on a visit to the Teign Gorge, from birds and butterflies to Dartmoor ponies and fallow deer.
Find out more about the rich wildlife and history of the 342-acre Ausewell Wood on Dartmoor in Devon, and the best ways to access it if you’d like to pay a visit.
Explore the many trails and paths at Hembury and Holne Woods. From a gentle walk to something a bit more strenuous, you'll discover something to suit your mood.
Fingle Bridge is the gateway to Fingle Woods and Castle Drogo. There are miles of pathways to explore by the bubbling river or climb to the top of the gorge to look out over Dartmoor. Fingle Woods contains many ancient trees and the gorge is bursting with wildlife from butterflies to salmon.
Find out how the National Trust & Woodland Trust are restoring the ancient woodland of Fingle Woods to its former glory, and improving public access via new footpaths & waymarking