Play time at Dunster Castle

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 looking into the pond
There is plenty to see and do for the whole family.

Fun for the whole family  

There's a whole day of things to see and do at Dunster Castle and Gardens. Delve deeper into Dunster's gory past with one of our castle tours, embrace your inner child with the natural play area in the River Garden and much more.

Winter conservation in action

Dunster under the sheets 

Ever wondered what happens in our country houses over the winter? 

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A trail of tales 

From gruesome punishments to tonnes of flour, follow the trail to hear the tales of some of Dunster Castle's past residents.

Summer sunshine on the South Terrace.

The garden at Dunster Castle 

Home to four different micro-climates, with far-reaching views across the Bristol Channel, the garden at Dunster is filled with a diverse range of plants and wildlife.

The watermill

A working watermill 

Recently restored, there has been a mill at Dunster since the medieval period.