Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Devon National Trust

National Trust in Devon

gardens castle
Drewsteignton, Devon, EX6 6PB, tel 01 647 433 306

A 20th century castle, built of granite, to a design by Sir Edward Lutyens. As it sits on a high moorland outcrop, there are fine views over Dartmoor. Being built for a self made man. Julius Drewe, it 's interior is sumptuous, with details like elaborate bathrooms.

Outside there are good walks through the estate, and closer to the house a noteworthy formal  garden that the National Trust maintain in good condition

open April 1 to Oct 31
11 to 5.30
closed Fridays
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