Dunster Castle

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

Dunster Castle

What's on 

Girl holding eagle

What's on 

See what events are coming up at Dunster Castle and Gardens

Upcoming events

A trail of tales - family trail

Mon 25 Jun 2018
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Dunster Castle Uncovered

Sat 30 Jun 2018
Go behind the ropes on this special tour.

Victorian Falconry

Tue 24 Jul 2018
Period Victorian dog and hawk demonstrations.

Victorian Explorers with Exmoor Zoo

Wed 25 Jul 2018
Get up close to a variety of animals, big bugs and creepy crawlies and learn all about the Victorian age of exploration.

The Tempest - Outdoor Theatre

Wed 01 Aug 2018
This summer The Lord Chamberlain's Men, in their fourteenth successful year, are touring Shakespeare's spellbinding masterpiece The Tempest - a play of soaring poetry, high comedy and tender love.

World War I assault course

Thu 09 Aug 2018
Right you 'orrible lot! Your King and country needs you! Come and be put through your paces on our military assault course.
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

Volunteer at Dunster Castle 

There are lots of ways to get involved as a volunteer at Dunster Castle. Why not get in touch with our friendly team to find out what opportunities might suit you.

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.