Dunster Castle and Watermill

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

Dunster Castle and Watermill

What's on

Upcoming events

February Half Term Trail

Sat 19 Feb 2022
What would you pop in your rucksack to take on a winter walk?

Easter Adventures at Dunster Castle

Sat 09 Apr 2022
Join us for an Easter adventure in nature at Dunster Castle. Complete our family-friendly trail to claim your chocolate reward.
Dunster Castle and Watermill

Things to see and do

Dunster Castle and Watermill

Eating and shopping


Gatehouse Books

At the top of the hill from the stables, you'll find the second-hand bookshop, Gatehouse Books, stocking all sorts of well-read classics and non-fiction, children's stories and holiday reads. Open every weekend, 10am-4 pm. Please hand sanitise on entry, and only one household group or individual inside at a time. To pay, use the donation box or head to the stables shop to pay by card.

Dunster Castle and Watermill

Our work

Volunteers helping to create the winter garlands

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?

Dunster Castle and Watermill


Dunster Castle and Watermill

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