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 23 Apr 2018
10:00-16:00
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Civil War Weekend

Sat 05 May 2018
10:00-16:00
Join the Taunton Garrison for a weekend of rolling skirmishes, weaponry displays and musket displays.

Dunster Castle Uncovered

Sat 05 May 2018
11:00-16:00
Go behind the ropes on this special tour.

Victorian Falconry

Wed 30 May 2018
11:00-16:00
Period Victorian dog and hawk demonstrations.

Little Women - Outdoor Theatre

Fri 15 Jun 2018
19:00-21:30
Bring a picnic and enjoy this timeless story in the beautiful surroundings of Dunster Castle.

World War I assault course

Sat 16 Jun 2018
11:00-16:00
Right you 'orrible lot! Your King and country needs you! Come and be put through your paces on our military assault course.
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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

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.

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Learning

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.