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Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Devon EX6 6PB

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September 2017

DVP Devon and Cornwall Visit to Castle Drogo

September 23 @ 10:45 am - 3:30 pm

Did you know that there is a link with Castle Drogo in Devon and Bedford School? The original owner who commissioned the building of the castle between 1911 and 1930, was Julius Drewe, the son of a local Bedfordshire vicar. Julius was educated at Bedford School, and went on to make his fortune by starting a chain of tea shops under the brand of “Home and Colonial Stores” which became the foundation for a number of retail brands that we…

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