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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

Mother's Day Tea 

Celebrate Mother's Day with a delicious tea at the Watermill Tearoom.

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on
2 Mar to 10 Mar 2024
at
10:00 to 11:30
+ 11 other dates or times
Event

Easter Adventures at Dunster Castle 2024 

Join us for a woodland adventure at Dunster Castle this Easter. Complete our family-friendly trail and claim your chocolate egg

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on
29 Mar to 14 Apr 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 16 other dates or times
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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
10 Apr to 21 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 14:00
+ 4 other dates or times
Event

Dunster Castle Experience Days - A Day with the Head Gardener 

An exclusive chance to spend the day with Dunster Castle's Head Gardener, including a bespoke tour, and a two-course lunch.

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on
17 Apr 2024
at
10:30 to 15:30