Delve deeper this winter

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.

Behind the Scenes Tours

Take a 45 minute tour and see the castle as you never normally would. The dust sheets are out and the scaffolding is up. Its the perfect opportunity to see how we look after Dunster Castle. Collect your ticket from th eTicet Offcie by the shop.

Tours subject to availability. Places are given on a first come first served basis and can't be pre-booked.

Garden talk

Monday - Friday at 2.30pm

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

Behind the scenes garden nursery tour

Every Saturday and Sunday at 2.30pm

Join a member of our garden team and take a tour of our nursery. Find out how we look after our plants and propagate new ones.

Starting the waterwheels

daily at11.15am & 1.30pm

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

*Tours depend on volunteer availability and times may vary.