Dunster Castle

An ancient castle and comfortable country home with dramatic vistas and subtropical gardens

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What's on

Upcoming events

A castle at war: Medieval Knight School

Sat 25 May 2019
Travel through history across this May halfterm with Black Knight Historical. Train to be a knight under St. George himself.

A castle at war: English Civil War

Tue 28 May 2019
Roundhead or Cavalier? Discover how soldiers lived during the English Civil War.

A castle at war: Second World War

Fri 31 May 2019
Be put through paces with this Second World War assault course.

Outdoor photography workshop with Exmoor Photography

Mon 03 Jun 2019
So you've got the camera but aren't sure how to get the best out of it? then this workshop is for you....

Redcoats and Rebels

Sat 15 Jun 2019
Redcoats and Rebels clash at Dunster Castle

Outdoor theatre: The Secret Garden with Chapterhouse Theatre

Sat 22 Jun 2019
Loved by children and adults alike, relive this tale of secrecy and curiosity in what will be one of the highlights of the summer.
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Eating and shopping

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Couple leaving Dunster Castle

Get married at Dunster Castle 

Celebrate your special day with us, get in touch to find out how we can accommodate your party.

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Learning and groups

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Art and collections

The leather hangings

The Leather Hangings 

Of international significance and the only collection of their type in the United Kingdom, these painted leather hangings are arguably the rarest and most important pieces in Dunster’s collection.