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

Whole site
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £12.80 £11.60
Child £6.40 £5.80
Family £31.90 £29.00
Family 1 adult £20.50 £18.60
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £10.70

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
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

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:

  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 Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

Discounts available with a valid West Somerset Railway ticket purchased on the same day as admission to the site.

Car park charge of £4.50 per vehicle per day, free for National Trust members.

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
2 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
3 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
9 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
10 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
16 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
17 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
23 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
24 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
30 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
31 March 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available

Upcoming events

A trail of tales - family trail

Wed 17 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Halloween trail: The Dunster Castle School of Magic

Sat 20 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Follow the trail and solve the clues to gain admittance to the Dunster Castle School of Magic.

Gothic Falconry

Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:00-16:00
Gothic dog and hawk demonstrations

Ghost Tours

Sat 27 Oct 2018
18:15-19:00
Dare you join a candle lit tour of the most haunted parts of the castle?

Creepy critters with Exmoor Zoo

Mon 29 Oct 2018
11:00-16:00
How close dare you get to these creepy critters?

After Dark - Family Fright Night

Mon 29 Oct 2018
18:00-21:00
Scare yourself silly on our self-led ghostly gardens walk. Who knows what could be lurking around the next corner...?