Get married at Dunster Castle

Couple leaving Dunster Castle

Whether it’s a lavish party in a marquee or an intimate celebration in the Tenants Hall, book your wedding ceremony and reception with us to receive a 10 per cent discount on the total cost.

Get married Dunster Castle and celebrate at one of Somerset's oldest and most famous landmarks. Entering the parkland, through pillared, wrought-iron gates, you can your guests are greeted by the magical sight of a fairytale castle rising dramatically from the a wooded hill.

Tell us your wedding dreams and wishes and we will work with you to deliver a truly unique and special occasion.

By choosing Dunster Castle as the venue for your romantic day, you will be directly helping us to look after this iconic building and it's surrounding grounds, ensuring its survival into the future.  

Download the wedding brochure: Wedding brochure (PDF / 4.54296875MB) download

The Tenants Hall
The beautiful Tenants Hall is where we hold civil ceremonies. Located in the upper storey of the 15th-century gatehouse, the Hall is well suited to summer weddings.

You'll be illuminated by Tudor windows and chandeliers, hanging from its open timberwork roof.

Capacity: 55
Price: £2,500 + VAT

Inside Tenant's Hall
Inside Tenant's Hall
Inside Tenant's Hall

The Inner and Outer Hall
You might choose this majestic area of the castle for winter and Christmas ceremonies. Brides can make their entrance down the magnificent oak and elm staircase, dating back to the Stuart era.

Capacity: 80
Price: £3,500 + VAT

The happy couple in Bastion Tower
The happy couple in Bastion Tower
The happy couple in Bastion Tower
" The castle looked incredible, we couldn't have dreamt of a better occasion and setting."
- Benjamin & Danielle

When and where
Get married in The Tenants Hall throughout the year. Winter brides can choose The Inner and Outer Halls as a venue from November to February. Contact us to set a date.

Dunster's highlights

  • Choose from our atmospheric and historic spaces
  • Give your day a dramatic backdrop
  • Stroll around our sub-tropical gardens
  • Count on our attentive wedding team
  • Feel romantic in an idyllic Somerset countryside setting
  • Capture your perfect moments at our sensational site

Other ways to spoil yourself
Why not splash out on a tailor-made, bespoke lunch or dinner?

You and your friends or family can enjoy a meal together in the medieval Tenants Hall.

Other ways to celebrate in style
If you have a family occasion to celebrate or just want an excuse to spoil yourself, we offer a range of bespoke ways of making your celebration special.

For more details and to book please contact us on 01643 821314 or email our Functions Manager. 

Capturing memories
Looking for a magical fairy tale setting for your wedding photos? Bring your own photographer for an exclusive wedding photoshoot in the gardens at Dunster Castle. Capture the day from the stunning views across the Deer Park to the Bristol Channel from the South Terrance, pose on Lovers Bridge and pretend you and your partner are rulers of this grand estate from atop the Keep Garden.

For more information please download the brochure. 

Capturing memories (PDF / 0.9MB) download

A happy couple on the South Terrace
A happy couple on the South Terrace
A happy couple on the South Terrace

Contact us
You can find out more and check availability by contacting our wedding coordinator:

Dunster Castle and Gardens
Dunster
Minehead
Somerset TA24 6SL

Tel: 01643 821314