Dunster Castle

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

Dunster Castle

What's on 

Spooks in the garden

What's on 

See what events are coming up at Dunster Castle and Gardens

Upcoming events

A trail of tales - family trail

Mon 25 Sep 2017
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Marvellous milling

Wed 04 Oct 2017
See the Watermill working to produce flour.

Spooky pumpkin trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Are you brave enough to follow the spooky pumpkin trail?

After Dark - Family Fright Night

Tue 24 Oct 2017
Scare yourself silly on our self-led ghostly gardens walk. Who knows what could be lurking around the next corner...?

Ghost Tours

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Dare you join a candle lit tour of the most haunted parts of the castle?
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Eating and shopping

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Dunster Castle on the National Trust Collections website