The Drogo Castle It is officially the most modern in England, something that is due to the fact that it was built in the early 20th century. A castle that does not reach 100 years of history but that also has a lot to tell and, above all, it is spectacular like any other. It is currently open to the public for a certain time, so if you are going to be London You should stop by to see it.
The creator of this castle was Julius Drewe, who laid the first stone in 1911 but who several years before began to buy the land in the area in order to get a good piece of land on which to build this fortress and thus settle his family. After World War I some had to be done reforms, but still the castle is really spectacular.
In its original construction, the Drogo Castle had medieval style and very thick walls, highlighting the straight lines in its decoration. Almost 30 years it took to build, which gives an idea of the large number of details that were taken care of to make it a perfect fortress. After Mr Drewe's death, his wife and son continued to live there, and after a bombing in London he served as orphanage for the most needy children.
Visiting it is very interesting since you will be able to discover the history of the owner family, as well as a very interesting part of the history and culture of the country. Between the curiosities that you can see are the marks that are on the floor of the dining room and that determine the places where the servants should be placed. You can also take a walk through their large gardens or even have tea in the cafeteria. This castle is very close to Devon and will be open to the public until November 3 of this year.
Ancient KITCHEN - inside Castle Drogo- Devon, England, Uk (September 2020)