Play time at Dunster Castle and Watermill

Whether it's running around in the natural play area, ghost hunting in the Crypt or following the family trail, there's plenty to keep little (and not so little) ones busy.

Children by the pond in the garden at Dunster Castle
Summer strolling through the River Garden at Dunster Castle

Fun for the whole family at Dunster Castle 

Whether it’s exploring the River Garden, completing a spotter trail or ticking off some '50 things,' there’s plenty to keep little (and not so little) ones entertained.

Robin at Dunster Castle, Somerset

The garden at Dunster Castle 

The result of hundreds of years of planning, building and restoration a walk around the gardens at Dunster Castle takes you around the world and through four different microclimates. Open daily 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm).

Harnessing the power of the River Avill to produce traditional wholemeal and spelt flour.

A working watermill 

Explore the history of the building and follow the milling process as you virtually journey through three floors of traditional machinery while the watermill is closed.