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Address: off A382 | Dartmoor National Park, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park EX6 6PB, England
Phone Number: +44 1647 433306
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Castle Drogo a twentieth century masterpiece set on Dartmoor is undergoing...

Castle Drogo a twentieth century masterpiece set on Dartmoor is undergoing a major conservation project.

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Beautiful building

Great visit to castle drogo, really interesting to see how the other half live in bygone times. There are so many rooms and really great things to see especially the tapestries... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
slaphead
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new milton
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit, especially being able to climb the scaffolding and look down on the repairs being carried out on the roof. Lovely grounds and great snacks!

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Drogo earlier this year and were very pleased to come back to see the wonderful work and progress that the NT and all their workers are carrying out here. The staff were so friendly, helpful and informative, dogs are welcome, but not in the formal garden and the fishermans path and hunters path walks that surround the castle... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to visit castle drogo on our holiday break, we took our little dog Bella, a cockapoo. We new taking a dog would not allow us into the castle, but walking round the castle grounds, would be more than adequate. Little did we realise after paying, that the restrictions were not just in the castle, but all of the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Castle Drogo with friends on Monday 19th September 2016. We found the staff and volunteers friendly, helpful and very enthusiastic about Castle Drogo. We enjoyed our lunch in the restaurant, there is a good choice of food and friendly service. We especially enjoyed the tour we went on during our time at the castle. We were impressed with... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The national trust have inherited this modern castle and they're unsure what to do with it. They have tried to make it more interesting by pulling in various modern art work and placing them in rooms around the tour but in doing so have destroyed the little character the castle had in the first place. I would much rather have... More 

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Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The review posted by anon1977cymru Wales, United Kingdom pretty much says it all and I cannot believe the glowing reviews posted by other visitors. We saw a flyer that did mention roof repairs. The bloke on the til did ask if we were aware of some restoration work and we said we were aware of the roof work- BUT HE... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great visit to castle drogo, really interesting to see how the other half live in bygone times. There are so many rooms and really great things to see especially the tapestries, well worth the visit.

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Thank slaphead
Wales, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, just wow. Where to start? Was it the scaffolding which clad the not very historic or interesting building so well, or was it the plethora of mothballed tapestries and antiquities that we couldn't see due to the five year renovation? The exhibitions on offer smacked of desperation from the NT. Little on offer to see for true enthusiasts of... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is currently undergoing major restoration work due to be finished in 2018. However, it is well worth the visit to see the work being carried out and get a feel for how the building will look once the work is completed and the rooms restored with their furniture. Looking forward to a return visit once the work is... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is being renovated and is a interesting ongoing project well worth visiting. Especially the project tour complete with your hard hat and hi vis jacket. The gardens are brilliant and if you feel energetic you can walk down the gorge to Fingles Bridge

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