Dunster Castle | Day Out With The Kids

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Dunster Castle

Minehead, Somerset and Bristol, England

Attraction Information

  • Castles and Palaces icon Castles and Palaces

Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

Discover the hidden wonders of Dunster Castle, the beautiful building dating back hundreds of years. Come explore the Trail of Tales or simply stroll through the exquisite Mediterranean gardens.

Arrive at the park in style by hopping on board the Dunster Castle Express, a grand steam train with magical views. When you arrive kick start the day on the Trail of Tales and hear about some of the castle's past residents.

Then head inside and explore the grand rooms inside the castle and even visit the 18th-century working watermill. Complete the day with a lovely wander through the 4 gardens at the park, so relaxing!

  • Historic Castle
  • Steam train ride
  • 4 microclimate gardens


  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Minehead, Somerset and Bristol, TA24 6SL, England


Click here to visit Dunster Castle's website
01643 821 314

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

10:00 - 17:00 (varying seasonally)


Whole property

Adult: £10.30

Children: £5.70

Family: £28.40


Adult: £8.00

Children: £4.00

Family: £20.00

More Information

Eating information

No on-site facilities, but lots in the village!


Accessible toilet, baby change area.

Gift shop

National Trust shop stocked with lots of goodies!


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