Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

DUNSTER CASTLE


DUNSTER CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

A 13th century gatehouse still stands but the fortified manor, on the site of a Norman keep, is mainly 16th century. The Norman motte can still be seen. The fortifications were destroyed in the Civil War and it was gothicised in the 19th century.

National Trust, open all year.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
Dunster is on the A396, 2 miles south of Minehead
Dunster, near Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6SL

 



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