Delve a little deeper

the bells in the bell chamber

From daily tours to seeing the waterwheels in action there’s plenty to do at Dunster Castle and Gardens.

Victorian Kitchen tour*

 11.30am, 12.30, 2 & 3pm

Hear the story of the state of the art kitchen wing, built for an expanding family only to be abandoned 90 years later. Collect your ticket at the castle desk.

Attic tour*

11.15am, 12.15, 1.45 & 2.45pm

Follow in the servants footsteps and find out what life was like behind closed doors.  Collect your ticket at the castle desk.

Garden talk


Dahlias, composting and abseiling. Join a member of the Garden Team to learn a little more about the gardens at Dunster.

Starting the waterwheels

10.45am & 3pm

See what it takes to get this rare double overshot watermill’s wheels moving.

*Tours depend on volunteer availability and times may vary.