the station ... on the longest Heritage Railway in England ... for one of the most perfectly preserved medieval villages in England ... bliss!

Where to stay - Local Accomodation

For those interested in visiting Dunster Station who live further afield then a visit is more than just a day trip, so with that in mind, here are a few suggestions of places for an overnight stay or longer.

There are several establishments less than a mile away in Dunster village, each with Bed and Breakfast as a minimum, and all three come highly recommended from the Station. Due to their popularity it is essential that you book in advance.

It would be appreciated if you remember to mention our recommendation should you contact one of these establishments!

The 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. With 8 individually furnished luxury ensuite bedrooms the hotel has recently been refurbished to a very high standard offering high quality Exmoor accommodation.

The hotel has a Cellar Bar and Squires Restaurant which serve locally produced food. There is a private function room which opens out onto the large back garden area with views towards the Church. The hotel has a large private parking area. The Dunster Castle Hotel prides itself on it's Exmoor food menu, using locally sourced wherever possible.

Telephone: 01643 82 30 30


Dunster castle hotel

The Yarn Market Hotel

The Yarn Market Hotel is situated in the centre of Dunster overlooking the historic Yarn Market in the High Street

It is an independent 3 Star family run hotel priding itself on friendly service. They specialise in walking holidays and special interest breaks, as well as catering for families and individual guests. A warm welcome awaits all who want to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of Exmoor and West Somerset.

The Yarn Market is a dog friendly establishment and has 27 ensuite bedrooms, all with their own individual character, along with a drying and boot room.

Contact: The Yarn Market on 01643 821425 or by email


Yarn Market

Exmoor House

Located in West Street, Dunster, Exmoor House offers wonderful Bed and Breakfast Accomodation, receiving "Visit Britain's" award of a 4 Star with Silver Accolade and a recommendation in the 2012 Michelin Guide

You can relax in one of the six comfortable ensuite bedrooms, with a choice of doubles, twins or kingsize beds or spend the night in a luxury 4-Poster Kingsize Bedroom. Wifi available throughout the property.

Contact: Steve and Sheila on 01643821268 or by email


Exmoor House


Buttercross is Four Star accomodation situated in St Georges Street Dunster

It is a period family home built in 1862, offering Bed and Breakfast accommodation of five star quality. Our rooms are spacious with fine views and all traditionally furnished. Enjoy our renowened Aga cooked breakfast served in the oak panelled dining hall. A choice of full English and Continental is offered, using local produce when available. In fine weather you are welcome to rest in our Italian style sunken garden, and bring your own refreshments

Set in a peaceful location, we are within easy strolling distance of Dunster Village, where you will find a variety of shops, restaurants, public houses and tea shops.

Contact: Robert on 01984 656277