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Dunster Castle

Dunster, Exmoor National Park, England
+44 1643 821314
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Very interesting and lots to see.

We only had limited time available but what we saw in the house was great. There are plenty of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Graham M
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Beautiful castle to visit

Really interesting castle to visit with lovely grounds. Walked down to the working water mill... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lyminge, United Kingdom
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Dunster, Exmoor National Park, England
+44 1643 821314
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Reviewed yesterday

We only had limited time available but what we saw in the house was great. There are plenty of walks to do. There are also dungeons etc. Well worth a viist particularly if you are a NT member - if not join and support these...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really interesting castle to visit with lovely grounds. Walked down to the working water mill which was interesting. Gardens were nice and the views from the castle were good. Dunster is definitely a place to visit with lots to see and do. Sunshine would have...More

Thank Charlilmia
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were visiting Minehead but as the weather turned wet we decided to visit Dunster Castle on spec. A good decision. We enjoyed the freedom to wander through the various rooms and view the displays. Helpful guides were stationed in all areas and provided useful...More

Thank TomnBobbie
Reviewed 5 days ago

The views are outstanding, well worth a visit. The town itself is also beautiful and lovely for a wander. Please be aware the site itself is extremely hilly.

Thank Samantha-Jane W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Since we live but a few miles away, we have wandered round the Castle gardens on several previous occasions simply to take exercise, but recently decided to 'do' the full tour inside the castle. The various bedrooms, dining hall, library etc. were as interesting as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I last visited this NT property over 20yesrs ago and will certainly visit again when it is a little quieter. There were too many pushchairs and very young children also visiting which made taking in the details of the castle a bit difficult. It was...More

Thank Daniela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have often driven past Dunster Castle and always said we'd go there one day...that day arrived this week and we set off with my teenage daughter and 10 year old son to see what it was like. I have to say...More

Thank Greeneyes218
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived a little early but was made to feel very welcome. The Victorian Kitchen tour and look around the castle were both very good but the best tour was the Attic tour (with Jane). Learnt so much and Jane certainly knew her stuff... Thank...More

Thank P F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stopped off at Dunster on our way to a week's holiday in North Devon. The national trust Dunster castle and gardens are well worth a visit. Beautiful setting perched high on a hill above the medieval village. Glorious views of the surrounding area...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Dunster Castle after a lovely walk from Minehead. Absolutely beautiful all round. Plenty to see and do in the castle. Very nice to be able to touch some things. The gardens were lovely, even if a bit steep in places. The views from some...More

Thank Nicky W
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
No dogs inside the castle
29 August 2016|
Response from Livesbythec | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know, but the national trust website is pretty useful. They do have buggies to run people from the car park to the castle, but not sure about the facilities inside.
marion b
13 August 2016|
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Response from Afterextratime | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can walk dogs in the grounds, there are a few dog waste bins around.