Exmouth & District

Castle Drogo **Sold out**

Event type: Social
Date: 18 March 2024
Booking: Note that booking is required.

This trip to Castle Drogo has been designed so that you can spend the day there pleasing yourself. It’s a National Trust property situated high above the Teign gorge. It’s the last castle to be built in England and is 100 years old. Our coach will pick you up from the Exmouth coach park, behind Exmouth rail station at 10 am and drop you off at the castle. From there you are free to wander the house and gardens, or explore the Teign valley a little. There are walks to suit all abilities. The coach will then pick you up at 3.30 pm and bring you back to Exmouth coach park. If you are a National Trust member, entry to the castle is free otherwise it’s £14.75 entrance fee. The entrance price is not included in your ticket fee. There is a dining room for light refreshment, or you can bring a packed lunch.

There are only 29 tickets for this trip due to the access having to have a small coach. However if it is popular we intend to repeat the trip in October. Tickets are being released at the Monthly Meeting on 8 February at The Ocean and then on a strict first come first served basis.

Health and safety considerations: If you wish to walk in the gardens and the Teign valley, be aware of slippery paths in the winter time. There are no lifts in the Castle, and a lot of places to explore, if you have limited mobility, this is not the trip for you.