Dunster Castle, Dunster

A medieval castle and manor house, Dunster Castle has been gradually redecorated over the years in an effort to restore the former glory of its rooms. You'll see reproductions of the original wallpaper, furniture, and building materials, all created through the meticulous effort of the National Trust. Not much of the original medieval castle still stands, with the exception of the Great Gatehouse and the 13th-century gate. Popular artifacts include a Tudor copy of the allegorical portrait of Sir John Luttrell and a sequence of leather tapestries depicting Antony and Cleopatra. Music lovers are often intrigued by a piano that once belonged to Vivian Ellis. Outside, bask under the leaves of the strawberry tree collection in the gardens. By using our Dunster trip maker website , you can arrange your visit to Dunster Castle and other attractions in Dunster.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Had a wonderful time visiting Dunster castle. Lots to see and do, and the gardens were beautiful to walk around too!!  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Not normally a fan of castles but what an amazing place to visit. History, culture, beautiful gardens, amazing water mill, and all in beautiful Dunster. Fabulous place to go, well worth a visit.  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Lovely National Trust property, gardens are beautiful. Have two dogs so not able to see inside the castle. Ticket price includes access to Dunster village which is a quaint Somerset place. Can easily ...  more »
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  • Went on the tour here at xmas time,the castle wasnt fully open as being cleaned and some restoration,so the tour guide was great and took us on a different tour than usual,we went downstairs to the kitchens and servants rooms,beautiful garden with a water mill and lovely tea room
  • There is a lot to see. We are going back for a 2nd visit as didn't get to see all that is on offer.
  • Beautiful place. A must Visit for any one in the area of North Somerset.
  • Great day out with lots to see. Loved that they were doing tours even out of season and whilst renovating so we could still see the castle.
  • Beautiful country and the views from the castle are glorious

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