Dunster Castle

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

Dunster Castle

What's on 

An owl flying in front of the Castle

What's on 

See what events are coming up at Dunster Castle.

Upcoming events

Summer sale

Sat 19 Aug 2017
Pick up a bargain in our summer sale

A trail of tales - family trail

Sun 20 Aug 2017
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

'Have a go' Archery

Sun 20 Aug 2017
How good are you with bow and arrow? Try your hand at archery on the Green Court.

Victorian Falconry

Tue 22 Aug 2017
Period Victorian dog and hawk demonstrations.

Victorian Explorers with Exmoor Zoo

Wed 23 Aug 2017
Get up close to a variety of animals, big bugs and creepy crawlies and learn all about the Victorian age of exploration.

Have a go pistol shooting

Wed 30 Aug 2017
How good is your aim?
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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

Become a friend of the castle 

There are lots of ways to get involved as a volunteer at Dunster Castle.

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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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Dunster Castle on the National Trust Collections website