Dunster Castle and Watermill

Important notice -

We have re-opened the castle, gardens, pop-up café, shop, parkland, car park & toilets. You'll need to book your visit in advance. Check What's On for the latest information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

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

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Dunster Castle and Watermill

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

The castle (access to the castle itself will be on a first come, first served basis to allow for social distancing), garden, shop, pop-up cafe, parkland, car park and toilets at Dunster Castle have re-opened. You’ll need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Dunster Castle and Watermill (14 Sept - 20 Sept)

Sun 20 Sep 2020
10:00-10:30
Book your timed entry to visit Dunster Castle and Watermill.

Timed entry to Dunster Castle and Watermill (21 Sept - 27 Sept)

Mon 21 Sep 2020
10:00-10:30
Book your timed entry to visit Dunster Castle and Watermill.
Dunster Castle and Watermill

Things to see and do

Family fun

Dunster Castle and Watermill

Eating and shopping

Child drinking tea

Feeling peckish? 

The Tenant's Hall pop-up café is open daily, 10am-4pm, serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. Government guidelines require you to wear a face covering; please bring one with you.

Dunster Castle and Watermill

Our work

George Clarke in the greenhouses at Tyntesfield

As seen on George Clarke's National Trust Unlocked 

We recently appeared on Channel 4's George Clarke's National Trust Unlocked TV series. Learn more about the show and head behind the scenes to discover what life was like here during lockdown.

Dunster Castle and Watermill

History

Dunster Castle and Watermill

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