School visits at Dunster Castle

Children looking out from the Keep

We've got over 1000 years of history at Dunster Castle and Gardens which means we've got lots to share with you on a school visit.

Guided learning sessions

Our experienced education volunteers lead learning sessions and activities across a range of topics. We cater mainly for Reception, KS1 and KS2 but also run sessions for GCSE pupils and students in post-16 education. 

Admission to the site is covered by Education Group Membership. Additional charges apply for guided sessions and activities. 

Guided learning sessions for EYFS and Reception (PDF / 0.5419921875MB) download

Guided learning sessions for KS1 and KS2 (PDF / 0.89453125MB) download

Guided learning sessions for KS3 and post-16 (PDF / 0.5361328125MB) download

Self-guided visits 

You are welcome to bring your pupils to Dunster Castle for a teacher-led visit. Please follow the link for information. 

Self-guided visits (PDF / 0.2197265625MB) download

English Language Schools

Dunster Casttle is an historical icon in the South West and a popular choice with self-guided English language schools. If you would like to bring your group, please contact us to make a booking. 

English Language Schools (PDF / 0.1845703125MB) download


Make a booking

Our guided learning sessions are popular and must be booked in advance. 

Make a booking (PDF / 0.2001953125MB) download


Contact us

For further information or to discover how we can support your special project, contact us on 01643 823006 or email our Learning Officer.