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 our family summer trail or a spotter trail, or ticking off '50 things' activities from your list, there’s plenty to keep little (and not so little) ones entertained.

Evening sun at Dunster Castle

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).

The waterwheels at Dunster Watermill with the mill building in the background

A working watermill 

Explore the history of the building and follow the milling process through three floors of traditional machinery.