Dunster Castle

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

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What's on

Upcoming events

A trail of tales - family trail

Thu 15 Nov 2018
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Dunster Working Watermill at Dunster by Candlelight

Fri 07 Dec 2018
Watch the Miller and his team mill by candlelight.

Dunster Castle at Dunster by Candlelight

Fri 07 Dec 2018
See the Castle spectacularly floodlit and the rooms dressed for Christmas.

Father Christmas at the Castle

Sun 09 Dec 2018
A very special visitor will be stopping at Dunster Castle this Christmas.

A Christmas Castle and Illuminated Winter Walk

Sun 09 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.
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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.