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Getting to Dunster Village

by car - approx 40 mins from M5 Jct23 (Bridgwater), on the A39, just before Minehead

 

by bus - 28 service between Taunton and Minehead for timetable see www.firstgroup.com or 198 between Dulverton and Minehead for timetable see www.dulvertontowncouncil.co.uk

 

by train - Taunton mainline station (1hr 47mins from London Paddington and 2hrs from Birmingham), then 28 bus. For timetable see www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

 

by steam train - trains from Bishops Lydeard (1 hr 10mins) or Minehead (7mins) stop at Dunster Station, and the village is a 10 min walk. A free vintage bus runs from the station on bank holidays and special days. You can now book a day return ticket from Paddington to Dunster and next year this will include period return tickets.

For train timetable see: www.westsomersetrailway.vticket.co.uk

For vintage bus timetable see: www.westsomersetrailway.vticket.co.uk

 

by foot - as part of the new England Coast Path, the path has recently been opened between Brean Down and Minehead. You can also walk to Dunster from the Macmillan Way and a network of Rights of Way. For routes see:

www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk

 

by cycle - you can now take the new Steam Coast Cycle Path from Minehead or Blue Anchor along the coast and then turn up Sea Lane to the village.

 

 

 

 

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