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Review of Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Dunster
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

A beautiful castle and lovely gardens a lot of exotics, picture perfect village and great views.
The walks through the gardens stunning well worth a trip

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

This place looks like a fairy-tale castle set on a high knoll above the village. It is quite a flog to get up to the castle but it's well worth it with fabulous views. The house (castle) was interesting, apart from the guided tour of the old kitchens where the guide adopted the principle of "why use 20 words when 1000 will do". I had to leave that tour suffering terminal boredom. After the house we visited the working watermill which is a 10 minute walk through delightful grounds.

Thank hellraiser45
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Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

Dunster Castle looks quite spectacular set in the trees towering above Dunster. The gardens and house are well maintained and worth looking round. There are some nice walks around the surrounding countryside.

Thank Richard H
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

We were interested in castle because of family(albeit distant) ties.Little did we know how enjoyable the tour would be.The grounds were nirvana for my garden loving wife,and the tour of castle was superb on servants life perspective.In 30 years of european travel,this is easily in top 5 of castle tours we have done.Will be more geared to adults than children .

Thank Europedreaming
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Went there for a couple of hours and really enjoyed it.The gardens are wonderful for walking through and the old working water mill still grinds its own flour, which we bought. The castle itself has a fascinating history and all-in-all was well worth the visit.

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