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Dunster Castle School of Magic

Dunster Castle school of magic returns for another adventure. It's time for the Pumpkin Games at the Dunster School of Magic. Get your sports shoes on and be ready to compete.

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

Another mystery that needs your help. Are you up for the challenge? The Pumpkin Games trophy has gone missing and you have a list of suspects! Compete in the games and follow the clues to find out what happened to the trophy!

The trail runs from October 5, £3 per trail including a prize. Please note that the grounds will close at 5pm with last entry at 4pm.



Event ticket prices

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All £3.00
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The basics


This trail is aimed at children.

Meeting point

You can purchase your trail for £3 on arrival.

What to bring and wear

Please come dressed for the great outdoors and with suitable sturdy footwear.


The terrain is steep and uneven in places. The trail is on a wheel-friendly route.

Contact info

Dunster Castle and Watermill

Upcoming events


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Event summary

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Event summary

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Event summary

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Living History camp 

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Event summary

10 Apr to 21 Aug 2024
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