Exmoor House Dunster Bed and Breakfast Accommodation
within the Exmoor National Park
There has been a castle in Dunster since Norman times and was home to the Luttrell family for 600 years. It is now entrusted to the National Trust. Visit the castle to enjoy the sub tropical gardens and the breathtaking views over Exmoor and the Bristol Channel. Spy on the bats of Tenants Hall using a batcam, explore the dungeons or follow the Ghostbusters Trail. Tour the Castle see The King Charles Bedroom, The Justice, The Library and The Billiard rooms. You can also read about life in Victorian Dunster .
Wander and explore around our medieval village where there are over 100 listed buildings, including the Nunnery, and our celebrated Yarn Market. Visit Dunster Water Mill and the Gallox Bridge, Conygar Tower and St Georges Church. The church clock plays a different tune daily on the hours of 1,5 and 9. The bells being heard throughout the village. The Dolls Museum is well worth a visit, as are the individual shops and galleries situated in the centre of the village and in West Street, the prettiest street in Dunster. Walk to Grabbist Hill and see the stunning panoramic views or just relax and enjoy the village gardens.
Dove Cote Gallox Bridge
St Georges Dunster Yarn Market + Dunster Castle
Tarr Steps form a prehistoric clapper bridge across the River Barle in Exmoor National Park. The bridge dates to around 1000BC, with the stone slabs weighing up to 5 tons apiece. According to local legend they were placed by the devil to win a bet. There are some lovely walks along the river and it is a great place to have a cream tea.
Exmoor 'The Moors'
Explore the moor with its rich variety of scenery heather moorland, ancient oak woods, deep secluded valleys and spectacular coastline. Landscapes and seascapes are dotted throughout with villages full of character and charm. Huge stretches of Exmoor are owed by the National Trust or protected Nature Reserves. Climb steep lanes and follow ancient byways stop off in meandering river valleys. Look closely spot Exmoor ponies, red deer, buzzards circling, rabbits and hares, foxes and badgers. Whether you choose to walk the Macmillan or Coleridge Ways the South West Coastal Footpath or a route of your own chosing you will find a warm welcome at the end of your day at Exmoor House Dunster Bed and Breakfast. Explore the Moor in all its moods.
West Somerset Railway
Unwind and ride on the Steam Trains of the West Somerset Railway. Ten stations lovingly restored offer a whole range of things to do when you stop off on route. Dunster has its own station which is a 30 minute walk from Exmoor House and was featured in the TV series Poirot. The 20 mile journey between Minehead and Bishops Lydeard takes in the glorious Somerset countryside . West Somerset Railway hold special events throughout the year, click on our Events in Dunster at the top of the page to see what is coming for 2012.
Visit the Local Farmers Market in Minehead held every Friday morning in the heart of the town. Exmoor House Bed & Breakfast sources some local produce from this weekly market.. Stroll around the shops and along the sea front or wander down to the harbour. Take a trip up to North Hill; a great place to watch the sunset.
Harbour at Minehead North Hill Minehead
here to book a stay and explore the Exmoor National
Steve & Sheila
Exmoor House Dunster, 12 West Street, Dunster TA24 6SN
Tel : 01643 821268 Email: stay @exmoorhousedunster.co.uk