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Behind the scenes: Attic Tours

If you've always wanted to see more of Dunster Castle, come on an attic tour with one of the castle's knowledgeable tour guides.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

Join an attic tour to experience life behind the scenes at Dunster Castle. See spaces you haven't seen before and hear stories about the servants who lived and used the spaces upstairs.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All £3.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

The tours are not recommended for children under 12.

Meeting point

The tour will begin outside the front of the house. Members need to scan their membership cards on arrival, non-members will need to purchase an admission ticket.

What to bring and wear

Please wear suitable shoes for walking on uneven ground. The attics can be quite cold with uneven steps.

Accessibility

There are 87 steps up a spiral staircase which are worn in places. Please take time to consider this before booking.

Other

Normal admission applies. Members need to scan their membership cards on arrival, non-members will need to purchase an admission ticket.

Contact info

Dunster Castle and Watermill

Upcoming events

Event

Afternoon Tea 

Relax with a delicious afternoon tea at the Watermill Tearoom.

Event summary

on
29 Jun to 30 Jun 2024
at
14:00 to 15:30
+ 1 other date or time
Event

Taunton Garrison Weekend 

Taunton Garrison bring history to life at Dunster Castle with a living history camp, including live musket firing and weapon demonstrations.

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on
6 Jul to 4 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 9 other dates or times
Event

Living History camp 

Dunster Castle's living history volunteers will be bringing the English Civil War to life with a pop-up camp, including live musket firing and weapon demonstrations.

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on
16 Jul to 21 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 14:00
+ 3 other dates or times
Event

Summer Trail 2024 

Help the knights of Dunster Castle find their shields which have been lost around the grounds.

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on
20 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 43 other dates or times