Dunster Castle

Important notice -

Due to wet weather conditions the car park has limited parking for motorhomes. There is however parking available in the Dunster Steep car park (pay and display).

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

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Useful to know

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What's on

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt: a rabbit's tale

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Head down the rabbit hole and follow this year's Cadbury Easter egg Hunt around the garden.

Have-a-go archery

Sun 21 Apr 2019
How good is your aim?

Armada Alert with the Taunton Garrison

Sat 04 May 2019
Join the Taunton Garrison for a weekend of rolling skirmishes, weaponry displays and musket displays.

Outdoor photography workshop with Exmoor Photography

Mon 13 May 2019
So you've got the camera but aren't sure how to get the best out of it? then this workshop is for you....

A castle at war: Medieval Knight School

Sat 25 May 2019
Travel through history across this May halfterm with Black Knight Historical. Train to be a knight under St. George himself.

A castle at war: English Civil War

Tue 28 May 2019
Roundhead or Cavalier? Discover how soldiers lived thought during the English Civil War.
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Eating and shopping

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Couple leaving Dunster Castle

Get married at Dunster Castle 

Celebrate your special day with us, get in touch to find out how we can accommodate your party.

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Learning and groups

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Art and collections

The leather hangings

The Leather Hangings 

Of international significance and the only collection of their type in the United Kingdom, these painted leather hangings are arguably the rarest and most important pieces in Dunster’s collection.