Ranger-led hike on Grabbist Hill

Join a ranger from the Holnicote Estate for a guided 3-mile seasonal walk on Grabbist hill and pick up some wildlife spotting tips along the way. Ticket includes a bacon roll and cup of tea.

  • Booking essential

Grabbist Hill provides a wonderful range of habitats, right on the doorstep of Dunster. This heather covered "purple headed mountain" provided the inspiration for the hymn "All things bright and beautiful", is the home of one of the most endangered breeding British butterflies, has an Iron Age Hill fort and provides wonderful views of Dunkery and across to Wales.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £7.00
    including bacon roll & cup of tea

The basics

Booking details
Call 01643 821314
Booking essential 01643 821314; £7
Suitability
10+
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Dunster Castle's visitor reception building, located in the main car park.
What to bring and wear
Hiking boots and waterproof jackets advised.
Accessibility
This walk includes steps, inclines, uneven paths, stiles and gates.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
15 March 2020 11:00 - 13:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Visitor services
Email
dunstercastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01643 821 314

Upcoming events

Dunster Castle Winter tours

Wed 29 Jan 2020
11:00-11:45
Before the house fully opens again to visitors in time for February half term, come and enjoy a glimpse of life behind the scenes and see the team as they carry out their winter conservation clean on one of our guided tours.

Dunster Castle Winter tours

Sat 01 Feb 2020
11:00-11:45
Before the house fully opens again to visitors in time for February half term, come and enjoy a glimpse of life behind the scenes and see the team as they carry out their winter conservation clean on one of our guided tours.

Milling demonstrations

Wed 05 Feb 2020
10:00-16:00
Visit Dunster Watermill to watch the waterwheels spin, and see the miller and his team in action making Dunster Castle flour.

Conservation at Dunster Castle

Sat 15 Feb 2020
11:00-16:15
Learn about conservation as we carry out a deep clean of the Library. See what the conservation assistants are up to in the Drawing Room, as they use it as a temporary studio.

Dunster Uncovered guided tour

Sun 01 Mar 2020
11:15-12:00
From the imposing Estate Office and underground corridors to rooms both furnished and bare, these 45-50 minute tours give you an interesting tour of life behind the closed doors of Dunster Castle.

Outdoor photography workshop with Exmoor Photography

Mon 09 Mar 2020
10:30-16:30
So you've got the camera but aren't sure how to get the best out of it? Then this workshop is for you.