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Dunster Castle

Dunster, Exmoor National Park, England
+44 1643 821314
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A worthwhile visit

We spent most of a day visiting Dunster Castle. With the separate tours of the kitchens and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
East Midlands, United Kingdom

As u would expect from a castle being up high lovely views run a shuttlebus up to top if needed but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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3 days ago
“Beautiful castle and gardens”
3 days ago
“Time travel in beautiful surroundings”
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Dunster, Exmoor National Park, England
+44 1643 821314
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent most of a day visiting Dunster Castle. With the separate tours of the kitchens and the attics (no extra charge and interesting to hear how the staff lived and worked) as well as a look in the crypt, around the beautiful gardens and...More

Thank Hotel_Inspector64
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As u would expect from a castle being up high lovely views run a shuttlebus up to top if needed but on the whole would say very limited to disabled grounds are gorgeous dunster its self is very busy little town and gets quite snarled...More

Thank garner1redditch
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is how you imagine castles to be. Situated on a hill with views out over the Bristol Channel, and with much of interest to see in the castle itself. There are volunteers situated along the route through the castle in order to guide visitors...More

Thank Ianeff
Reviewed 3 days ago

This castle was originally built in the middle ages, extended over the years and it was still in use at the end of the 1800s. The guided tour of the servants quarter well worth a visit. Very informative. The gardens are stunning, you might not...More

Thank Orsolya M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Drove for well over an hour to get to Dunster Castle due to reviews, and because we are N.T members. The gardens are pretty, well laid out and accessible to most people. The drive up to the castle allows views of the magnificent building. Inside,...More

Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely castle with a knowledgeable and friendly team of volunteers. As always with the National Trust, the property and grounds are beautifully maintained; giving a wonderful view into another way of life - nostalgia and history intertwined. The site is very steep and there are...More

Thank Heyer100
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cost over £30 for 2 adults and 1 child which I think is a little expensive, plus you have to pay for parking. The castle is interesting and there are a few activities fr the children as you walk around. You cant take the pram...More

Thank ChannyInTheSky
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Castle and grounds were really enjoyable. will go again for certain. Was not very happy with the Mill tearooms, tea for two should have had a jug of hot water as the tea was very strong and the scones were very stale

Thank R7230RMdanielg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous setting lovely gardens one of the ladies in the King Charles room was very knowledgeable and brought the place alive for us - wish they all had her flare and knowledge

Thank emms86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Castle was a great place to see it had a lot of history a great View of all the surrounding area and going in the Castle and looking at all the rooms with very interesting would recommend this everyone to see

Thank Wroehrig
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Is the ghost night in the castle wheelchair friendly
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
can we walk our dog in the grounds
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.
marion b
can we walk the dog in the grounds ?
13 August 2016|
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Response from Rob T | Reviewed this property |
yes dogs are ok in the grounds