Dunster Castle

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

Delve deeper into the castle

Family fun this autumn

A child meeting Father Christmas

Christmas at the Castle 

Get in the festive spirit this December.

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Eating and shopping

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What's on

Upcoming events

Halloween trail: The Dunster Castle School of Magic

Sun 21 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Follow the trail and solve the clues to gain admittance to the Dunster Castle School of Magic.

A trail of tales - family trail

Sun 21 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Gothic Falconry

Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:00-16:00
Gothic dog and hawk demonstrations

Ghost Tours

Sat 27 Oct 2018
18:15-19:00
Dare you join a candle lit tour of the most haunted parts of the castle?

Creepy critters with Exmoor Zoo

Mon 29 Oct 2018
11:00-16:00
How close dare you get to these creepy critters?

After Dark - Family Fright Night

Mon 29 Oct 2018
18:00-21:00
Scare yourself silly on our self-led ghostly gardens walk. Who knows what could be lurking around the next corner...?
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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.