The Dunster Castle Express

The Dunster Castle Express train

Take a steam train ride to 1,000 years of history at Dunster Castle and arrive in style on the West Somerset Railway.

Full steam ahead to 1,000 years of history

Every Wednesday and Saturday from April to the start of November the Dunster Castle Express will leave Bishops Lydeard station at 10.25am. Alighting at Dunster station the special coach connection will take you to Dunster Castle and return you back in time for your return train arriving at Bishops Lydeard at 5.36pm.
Your ticket includes the return train journey to and from Dunster station, with the special coach transfer from Dunster station to Dunster Castle and full admission into Dunster Castle and Gardens.
Book your tickets online on the West Somerset Railway website or call 01643 704996.

Picnic at the Castle

To complete your experience, why not order a delicious picnic that will be ready and waiting for you at the castle when you arrive. There are five menus to choose from, including vegetarian and gluten-free options; prices start from £16 for two people.
Picnics need to be ordered online at least seven days before your outing.