Timed entry to Dunster Castle and Watermill (28 Nov - 29 Nov)

Book your timed entry to visit Dunster Castle and Watermill.

  • Booking advisable

To open safely, we’re limiting visitor numbers. To avoid disappointment, please book your visit in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays.

Please arrive within your 30-minute timeslot. You’re then welcome to stay until closing time.

Open for your visit this week: Gardens, with a one-way route; parkland walks, toilets and pop-up café serving takeaway refreshments.

Currently closed: Castle, shop, watermill, stables and watermill tearoom.

Dogs are welcome on short leads at all times.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £10.00
    Non-member adult (aged 18+)
  • Child £5.00
    Non-member child (aged 5-17)
Additional prices
  • National Trust member (adult or child aged 5+) £0.00
  • Non-member family (1 adult max 3 children) £15.00
  • Non-member family (2 adults max 3 children) £25.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Children must be supervised at all times.
Meeting point
Please check the guidance found at the property. You will need your ticket to gain access and arrive within your selected 30 minute window to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors.
To maintain 2m social-distancing there are one-way routes around the gardens. The garden route is steep and features numerous steps, slopes and uneven surfaces. Reasonable levels of fitness and stout footwear are required. There is a separate route for wheelchairs, powered mobility vehicles and pushchairs, a member of staff on arrival will explain. See website for details.
• Please book one ticket per person. Children under 5 don’t need a ticket. • Please bring your membership card to show on arrival. • Members park free but non-members will need to pay where there are pay machines. Campervans are welcome but not permitted to stay overnight and we're unable to welcome caravans at this time. • If you arrive more than 10 minutes after your timeslot, we can’t guarantee you entry. Entry will be at the discretion of the property staff based on visitor numbers. • Please follow government guidance and local restrictions. Face coverings are required in most enclosed spaces, unless you’re exempt. Please bring one with you. • Check the property website before you travel to see which facilities are open for your visit. • Tickets are for your use and cannot be resold.

Contact Info

Dunster Castle and Watermill
Call 01643821314

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Dunster Castle and Watermill (28 Nov - 29 Nov)

Sat 28 Nov 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Dunster Castle and Watermill.