<h1>DUNSTER HOLIDAYS</h1> holiday cottages


Candlelit festivals, beach walks and castles

Visit Dunster

Situated among the sweeping, rolling, emerald hills of Exmoor, Dunster is a fantastic destination for a Somerset holiday. Due to its location, it’s ideal for exploring the countryside or for heading to the coast for a day out at the beach. With so much to offer, Dunster holidays are perfect for everyone whether you’re looking for a family holiday, a group getaway with friends, or somewhere special for two.

Map showing the location of Dunster

Dunster Cottages

Situating you right on the Somerset coast, a stay in one of our self-catering holiday cottages in Dunster will leave you perfectly placed to explore the natural beauty the county has in abundance.

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Somerset Cottages

Scattered with incredible cities, stunning coastal towns and splendid hideaways in the hills, our Somerset holiday cottages are sure to have you head over heels in love with the county.

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Picturesque Somerset, all year round

Somerset is home to some fantastic points of interest to visit on a day out.  No matter what the weather, come rain or come shine, Somerset has many fascinating all-weather places to head to. 

The Somerset beach guide

Somerset boasts a diverse coastline which encompasses dramatic cliffs on the moors, traditional seaside resorts, picturesque harbours and quieter bays. From Clevedon in the North to Porlock Weir in the West, there’s a whole wealth of fantastic beaches to discover. If you’re looking for a holiday beside the Somerset coast, then read our handy guide to help you decide where will suit your needs best.

A historic village

In Dunster, you will be treated to a good and wide selection of pubs, restaurants, and tea rooms where you will be able to sample the best local produce. Dunster Beach will be right on your doorstep when you stay here, while you’ll also be able to go for walks or bike rides on Exmoor National Park.

Dunster is home to over 200 listed buildings and buildings of historical significance. Arguably the best known of these is Dunster Castle, which sits high above the village and was originally fortified during the Saxon times.

If you visit during the winter, you’ll be able to enjoy a spectacular event. The Dunster by Candlelight festival takes place every year on the first Friday and Saturday in December and sees the village bask in dancing candlelight after an annual Lantern Lighting Procession.

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