Dunster Castle

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

Dunster Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

A trail of tales - family trail

Sat 18 Aug 2018
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Hamlet - Outdoor Theatre

Sat 18 Aug 2018
Bringing a fresh and vibrant approach to Britain's greatest playwright, the Three Inch Fools theatre troupe blend wit, originality and plenty of live music-making in their performance of Hamlet.

Dahlia deadheading

Tue 21 Aug 2018
Drop in to have a go at Dahlia Deadheading.

Victorian Explorers with Exmoor Zoo

Wed 22 Aug 2018
Get up close to a variety of animals, big bugs and creepy crawlies and learn all about the Victorian age of exploration.

World War I assault course

Thu 30 Aug 2018
Right you 'orrible lot! Your King and country needs you! Come and be put through your paces on our military assault course.

Dunster Castle Uncovered

Sat 01 Sep 2018
Go behind the ropes on this special tour.
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Eating and shopping

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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.