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Special functions at Dunster Castle

Your special day at Dunster Castle

The Tenants Hall

Get married in our magnificent Tenants hall © Martin Hill photography

The beautiful Tenants Hall is where we hold civil ceremonies. Located in the upper storey of the 15th-century gatehouse, the Hall is well suited to summer weddings.

You'll be illuminated by Tudor windows and chandeliers, hanging from its open timberwork roof.

  • Capacity: 55
  • Price: £2,500 + VAT 

The Inner and Outer Hall

The inner hall set up for a wedding during winter © David Wood

You might choose this majestic area of the castle for winter and Christmas ceremonies. Brides can make their entrance down the magnificent oak and elm staircase, dating back to the Stuart era.

  • Capacity: 80
  • Price: £3,500 + VAT


Whether it’s a lavish party in a marquee or an intimate celebration in the Tenants Hall, book your ceremony and reception with us to receive a 10% discount on the total cost.

Contact us

You can find out more and check availability by contacting our wedding coordinator:

Dunster Castle and Gardens
Somerset TA24 6SL

Tel: 01643 821314

When and where

Get married in The Tenants Hall  throughout the year.

Winter brides can choose The Inner and Outer Halls as a venue from November to February. Contact us to set a date

Dunster's highlights

  • Choose from our atmospheric and historic spaces
  • Give your day a dramatic backdrop
  • Stroll around our sub-tropical gardens
  • Count on our attentive wedding team
  • Feel romantic in an idyllic Somerset countryside setting
  • Capture your perfect moments at our sensational site

Other ways to spoil yourself

Why not celebrate in style in the medieval Tenants Hall © Dave Wood

Why not celebrate in style in the medieval Tenants Hall

Why not splash out on a tailor-made, bespoke lunch or dinner?

You and your friends or family can enjoy a meal together in the medieval Tenants Hall.

Other ways to celebrate in style

Splash out on a tailor-made celebration in the medieval Tenants Hall © Dave Wood

Splash out on a tailor-made celebration in the medieval Tenants Hall

If you have a family occasion to celebrate or just want an excuse to spoil yourself, we offer a range of bespoke ways of making your celebration special.

For more details and to book please contact us on 01643 821314 or email our functions manager.