Dunster Castle

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

Delve deeper into the castle

Family fun

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Eating and shopping

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What's on

Upcoming events

Christmas Lunch at the Watermill Tearoom

Fri 14 Dec 2018
Christmas pudding or spiced poached pears? Decisions, decisions...

A trail of tales - family trail

Fri 14 Dec 2018
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Winter Trail

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Travel to the lands of the Swan Queen and River King on this magical winter trail.

A Christmas Castle and Illuminated Winter Walk

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Soak in the festive atmosphere and experience Christmas as the Luttrell family might have.

Dunster Castle: Under the Sheets

Sat 16 Feb 2019
The dust cloths will be out, the scaffolding up and the collection seen as never before.

Dunster Castle Uncovered

Sat 02 Mar 2019
Go behind the ropes on this special tour.
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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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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.