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
Family standing under the Gatehouse at Dunster Castle

Family fun 

There's a whole day of things to see and do at Dunster Castle and Gardens.

Winter conservation in action

Delve a little deeper 

Ever wondered what happens in our country houses over the winter?  Our tour guides are pretty much given free rein to take you to different parts of the castle including the formal family rooms and working areas of the servants

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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.

Visitors walking in the garden in Autumn at Dunster Castle

The gardens at Dunster Castle 

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

The watermill

A working watermill 

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