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Postcode: TA24 | code search
Population: 900
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Dunster Castle Hotel
"We loved the historic village of Dunster with its castle and rolling country that surrounds and it might not have mattered where we stayed. However the Dunster Castle really did ..." More

Luttrell Arms
"our experience and stay at the Luttrell Arms in Dunster was wonderful...after a drink in your pub that night my sister and I went to our room,opened the windows and ..." More

Dunster Castle
"We thought Dunster castle was lovely, really nice gardens, very interesting and well worth a visit if your staying in the area! Also very nice national trust shop there too.

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Situated on the Bristol Channel coast just a few miles from Minehead, Dunster has been described as one of the most beautiful villages in England. The village offers a wide choice of restaurants and pubs. Its oldest street is West Street which, although quieter than the High Street, has a florist, a kitchen ware shop and a gift shop, at the end of West Street you can also find the working watermill. In the 1086 Domesday Book, Dunster was listed as Torre, meaning 'The rocky hill'. The prefix 'Duns' may well be a reference to the Saxon Dunn, who held land nearby. Sitting on the edge of Exmoor, the town's main street makes a picturesque sight with its medieval buildings. The parish church is 15th century, and is considered one of the finest in Somerset. The town centre features an octagonal stone and timber built Yarn Market, built in 1609 at the height of cloth trade in the town. Dunster Castle provides one of the town's main attractions, perched on top of the hill overlooking the town and nestled in woodland. Other sites of local interest include the picture postcard beauty of nearby Gallox Bridge, a medieval packhorse bridge built over the River Avill


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Yarn Market Hotel (0.03 miles)

Yarn Market Hotel

The hotel is set in the beautiful, Medieval Village of Dunster within Exmoor National Park Family run Hotel in Exmoor National Park, a wonderful place to rest, relax, walk, ride and recharge your 'batteries'.
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Dunster Castle Hotel (0.03 miles)

Dunster Castle Hotel
The Dunster Castle Hotel offers contemporary style with traditional comfort at the foot of the historic National Trust property of Dunster Castle, in Exmoor National Park.The Dunster Castle Hotel building dates back to about 1750 ... More | visit website
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Luttrell Arms (0.04 miles)

Luttrell Arms
The Luttrell Arms is set in one of the prettiest villages within the Exmoor National Park and built around a Gothic Hall. This is an ideal choice for walking and exploring the countryside, offering ... More | visit website
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Conygar House (0.06 miles)

Conygar House
Biddy and Martin Bale welcome you to their privately owned guest house which is set in the beautiful, medieval village of Dunster. In the heart of the Exmoor National Park, we are ideally ... More | visit website
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Exmoor House (0.23 miles)

Come and stay with us at Exmoor House in our lovely early Georgian Grade 2 listed townhouse. Exmoor House is situated in West Street the oldest street in Dunster; it is in the ... More | visit website
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Langbury (1.81 miles)


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Standing in its own grounds, this small and friendly non-smoking establishment is situated on an elevated position in the small village of Blue Anchor. Renowned for its particular blend of comfort and ... More

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Duke of Wellington (2.11 miles)

Duke of Wellington

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The Duke of Wellington was built in the 17th-century as a traditional coaching inn and posting house. The hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of Minehead. Minehead is a ... More

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The Quay Inn (2.22 miles)

The Quay Inn
A recently completed refurbishment of The Quay Inn has resulted in a welcoming country pub making the most of its wonderful location and providing you with a choice of spacious interior designed en-suite hotel accommodation ... More | visit website
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The Parks Guest House (2.27 miles)

The Parks Guest House
The Parks is a fine-looking Grade II listed Georgian property located in a quiet area of Minehead on the lower slopes of North Hill. You can walk right onto Exmoor from here and the coast ... More | visit website
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Marston Lodge Hotel (2.36 miles)

Marston Lodge Hotel
Welcome to Marston Lodge Hotel. The Hotel is nestled on North Hill, in the oldest and most historic part of Minehead, close to St. Michael's Church, Church Steps and Minehead's harbour. Marston Lodge is, in ... More | visit website

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