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Dunster Village Blog

The Dunster Village Blog

Welcome to the Dunster Blog page. Here we have created a number of guides, tips and tricks for you when you visit Dunster Village.

We have many blog posts showcasing the history of the village, as well as information on Dunster Village Events and and Dunster Village News too.

On May 11th every year, the people of Somerset in the UK come together to celebrate Somerset Day, a day that commemorates the rich heritage and unique culture of this historic county.

Throwback Thursdays

Each year on the first Friday and Saturday night of December, the quaint Somerset village of Dunster holds its Dunster By Candlelight event.

Dunster is like taking a step back in time. It is well worth a visit, featuring many attractions that include a castle, watermill, packhorse bridge, a steam train and many other fantastic things to see and do.

Dunster By Candlelight

Each year on the first Friday and Saturday night of December, the quaint Somerset village of Dunster holds its Dunster By Candlelight event.

Dunster might seem like a little place, but it has a big heart, and along with this, there are lots of fantastic attractions and things to do. Here are just some of the great things to see and do in Dunster Village.

There’s no shortage of places to stay in Dunster village so many in fact that it can easily be overwhelming trying to find the right place. We’re your local experts and know all the best places to stay in Dunster! So, let’s take a look at some of the best Dunster village accommodation spots...

The famous sand and shingle Dunster Beach is one of the most exquisite beaches in the UK. To the west, the beach extends to Minehead, and towards the east, it reaches the Blue Anchor. This beach has a 25-mile long coastal path located on the border of Exmoor in West Somerset, South West England.

When you visit Dunster Village there are so many fantastic towns and villages surrounding Dunster that are well worth the visit, in this blog post we will show why!

In this blog post, we are going to showcase 99 of our favorite Instagram photos of Dunster, most of these are recent photo's to showcase the beauty of Dunster Village in 2021.

Exmoor Day is celebrated on the 19th of October. This day celebrates all that Exmoor National Park has to offer to the world. Exmoor National Park is home to inspiring landscapes, vibrant communities, amazing wildlife, entrepreneurial businesses, and a rich cultural history.

Getting to Dunster and Exmoor is usually straightforward and such a lovely scenic drive. Well from 11th October during 9:30am-3:30pm it will become a bit more scenic!

The red stone castle is a magnificent tourist location in Dunster – located in the beautiful and incredibly conserved medieval village in Somerset. It is built on the peak of the conical hills called the Tor towards the edges of Exmoor.

Country Life magazine 26th July 1973 had a 3-page article on the beauty of the village but also how it was becoming overrun with coaches and visitors cars who all flocked to visit Dunster Village.

Dunster is a medieval village located in Somerset, within the northeastern fringes of Exmoor National Park, England. Dunster was founded as a Saxon village, the name Dunster derives from an earlier name Torre (rocky hill) which was recorded in the Domesday Book written twenty years after the Norman conquest.

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Why visit Dunster?

Deep in the heart of picturesque Somerset lies Dunster, a medieval village with subtle beauty and plenty of things to do if you are looking for an exciting UK break. In this article we look at a few reasons why you should visit Dunster and what to do when you’re there.

Dunster is such a beautiful and amazing place with so much to see. Today I want to share some of my favourite …