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Dunster by Candlelight

Dunster by Candlelight

One of the biggest Christmas events in the West Country. Includes a journey on the Santa Express!

Dunster, on the fringes of the Exmoor National Park, is unique, with a wide High Street overlooked by the Medieval Castle. Candlelight is its biggest event of the year and involves nearly everyone in this small Somerset village. The ancient streets ring with carol singers, choirs, brass bands, and bell ringers. There are street entertainers, flame jugglers and costumed characters. The shops stay open late providing opportunities for quirky Christmas shopping. Colourful stilt walkers lead a procession to light the lanterns on the Friday evening and the two-day festival is a great opportunity to ‘eat, drink and be merry’.



Your Holiday includes


  • 4 nights at the Yarn Market Hotel with dinner, bed, and breakfast


  • A light lunch on one day of your stay, mulled wine, and hot chocolate


  • A guided walk around Dunster and admission to the Local Museum


  • A trip on the West Somerset Railway’s ‘Santa Express’


  • Scenic drive across Exmoor to Lynton & Lynmouth


  • The pretty harbour village of Porlock Weir


  • Clarks Factory Shopping Village



Travel Insurance £26.50pp



Your holiday hotel



The Yarn Market Hotel


Family owned and managed, the Yarn Market is right in the heart of the village, just a short stroll from the Castle. It prides itself on a warm welcome, friendly service and top-quality food. As you would expect in an old building, the bedrooms vary in size and character, but all are comfortably furnished. There is a lift, but also steps in parts of the hotel.

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Roadmark Travel Ltd
4 Mill Parade, Mill Lane, Storrington, PULBOROUGH, RH20 4NF
Tel No: 01903 741233   E-mail:
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