Time to re-charge at Dunster Castle and Watermill

Take time to re-charge your batteries with shady walks through the River Garden, lazy picnics in the Parkland and putting your feet up in the Morning Room with the newspaper.

The marble chimney piece in the Drawing Room at Dunster Castle

The castle at Dunster 

The castle is open until 23 December inclusive, then after Christmas it is closed in line with government guidelines.

With 1,000 years of history the castle has plenty of great stories to tell. The last family to live here, the Luttrells, moved in in 1376 and out in 1976, and changed a medieval stronghold into a comfortable family home.

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.

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 10am-4pm on Saturdays and Sundays.