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“Great castle great setting great views”
Review of Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Dunster
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loughborough
Level 6 Contributor
441 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“Great castle great setting great views”
Reviewed 26 July 2014

A marvellous national trust property with lovely gardens terraced walks and plenty of historic artifacts to enjoy as you tour the rooms. The gunnera plants in the garden were superb examples. The house is a maze of rooms both left as state and family. The views from all the rooms are tremendous and the village of dunster is also a delight. The best refreshments are down at the watermill as the terrace cafe is only small. Dogs are allowed in most of the gardens on a lead

Visited July 2014
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Wales
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54 reviews
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“Lovely”
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Visited the castle last week. Loved the wonderful views and the grounds are beautiful tended. The castle is nice and interesting. The games on the lawn were a big hit with my grandchildren.
We took the river walk, leading to the old mill. This is a must. A lovely pathway with amazing scenery. The old mill were selling their own flour. Well worth a visit.

Visited July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Worth a visit if you're nearby”
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Me and my partner have visited a few castles in our time, and I must say that this one is right up there with Windsor Castle as being a favourite. It's a stunning place, very well kept, plenty to keep you interested and the surrounding gardens make for a lovely summer stroll. If you're in the area, it's definitely worth visiting.

Visited July 2014
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East Yorkshire
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“Interesting Historical Place”
Reviewed 24 July 2014

The National Trust volunteers were very helpful and showed us on the map the routes suitable for our mobility scooter. The castle was fun to walk around (but was very busy).

Visited July 2014
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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“Historic castle with breathtaking views”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Great day out in the castle, lovingly cared for by the national trust. The gardens are beautiful with plenty of areas to rest up and smell the roses. For those who bring their dogs on days out, there is a dog friendly picnic area.

Visited July 2014
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