Dunster Castle

Magnolia flowers in front of the Castle

An ancient castle and comfortable country home with dramatic vistas and subtropical gardens

Dunster Castle

Things to see and do

Dunster Castle

What's on 

An owl flying in front of the Castle

What's on 

See what events are coming up at Dunster Castle.

Upcoming events

A trail of tales - family trail

Thu 27 Apr 2017
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Civil War Weekend

Sat 29 Apr 2017
Step back in time with Taunton Garrison.

'Have a go' Archery

Sun 28 May 2017
How good are you with bow and arrow? Try your hand at archery on the Green Court.

Family jousting

Wed 31 May 2017
Test your knightly skills as a family.

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Outdoor theatre

Sat 17 Jun 2017
Shakespeare's best loved romantic comedy. Bring a blanket or low backed chairs and settle in for the evening.

Victorian Explorers with Exmoor Zoo

Wed 26 Jul 2017
Get up close to a variety of animals, big bugs and creepy crawlies and learn all about the Victorian age of exploration.
Dunster Castle

Eating and shopping

Dunster Castle

Venue hire

A bride and Groom are showered with confetti outside Tenants Hall

Hold a special event with us 

Celebrate your special day with us, get in touch to find out how we can accommodate your party.

Dunster Castle

Get involved

A team of volunteers in the garden

Become a friend of the castle 

There are lots of ways to get involved as a volunteer at Dunster Castle.

Dunster Castle


A school visit trying on hats in the Tenants' Hall

School visits to Dunster Castle 

We’ve got over 1000 years of history at Dunster Castle which means we’ve got lots to share with you on a school visit.