Dunster Castle Uncovered

Go behind the ropes on this special tour.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Take a peek behind closed doors and discover parts of the Castle you won't have seen before on this 45 minute tour. Tours are running throughout the day and are not pre-bookable.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Dunster Castle

Prices

Garden, Watermill and Parkland
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £8.80 £8.00
Child £4.40 £4.00
Family £22.00 £20.00
Family 1 adult £13.90 £12.60
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £9.70

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

Discounts available with a valid West Somerset Railway ticket.

Car park charge of £3.50 per vehicle per day, free for National Trust members with a valid car sticker and membership card.

Free parking in designated spaces for Blue Badge holders.

The basics

Booking details
Spaces are limited and given out on a first come first served basis.
Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Accessibility
There are steps on this tour.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
3 March 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
4 March 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
10 March 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
11 March 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
17 March 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
18 March 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
24 March 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
25 March 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
31 March 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
5 May 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
6 May 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
12 May 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
13 May 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
19 May 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
20 May 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
26 May 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
27 May 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
2 June 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
3 June 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available
9 June 2018 11:00 - 16:00 Available

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Upcoming events

Behind the Scenes Tours

Tue 20 Feb 2018
10:00-16:00
Take a peek behind closed doors and see how we care for the castle during the winter months.

A trail of tales - family trail

Tue 20 Feb 2018
10:00-16:00
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Dunster Castle Uncovered

Sat 03 Mar 2018
11:00-16:00
Go behind the ropes on this special tour.

Cadbury egg hunt

Sat 24 Mar 2018
10:00-16:00
Bunny's back and he's left some yummy chocolate for anyone who completes the egg hunt.

Have-a-go archery and pistol shooting

Sat 24 Mar 2018
11:00-16:00
How good is your aim?

Victorian Falconry

Tue 03 Apr 2018
10:00-16:00
Period Victorian dog and hawk demonstrations.