Dunster Castle

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

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Dunster Castle

What's on 

Visitors looking at Christmas Tree

What's on 

See what events are coming up at Dunster Castle and Gardens

Upcoming events

Behind the Scenes Tours

Wed 13 Dec 2017
Take a peek behind closed doors and see how we care for the castle during the winter months.

Christmas Lunch at the Watermill Tea-Room

Wed 13 Dec 2017
Turkey, beef, or perhaps the nut roast? Decisions, decisions...

A Christmas Castle and Illuminated Winter Walk

Fri 15 Dec 2017
Soak in the festive atmosphere and experience Christmas as the Luttrell family might have.

Father Christmas at the Castle

Sat 16 Dec 2017
A very special visitor will be stopping at Dunster Castle this Christmas.

Cadbury egg hunt

Sat 24 Mar 2018
Bunny's back and he's left some yummy chocolate for anyone who completes the egg hunt.

Have-a-go archery and pistol shooting

Sat 24 Mar 2018
How good is your aim?
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.