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Dunster Castle is a magnificent castle located in the charming medieval village of Dunster in Somerset. Built on a hill overlooking the village, the castle dates back to the Norman Conquest and has been beautifully preserved over the centuries.

The castle features stunning architecture, including a medieval gatehouse and a Georgian facade. Visitors can explore the castle's beautiful rooms, which are filled with original features such as wood paneling, stained glass windows, and antique furniture.

In addition to the castle itself, Dunster Castle is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland. Visitors can explore the castle's extensive gardens, which include terraces, a watermill, and a beautiful woodland walk.

The watermill, which is located at the bottom of the hill, is one of the last working watermills in England and offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of milling. Visitors can learn about the process of grinding flour and see the mill in action, powered by the nearby river.

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Open hours today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • July 18, 2024 6:26 am local time

    The information on Monty's Guide website is advisory and some places have restricted access during temporary closures or special event days. Please be sure to check the website of the place you intend to visit before travelling

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