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Dunster By Candlelight

Dunster by Candlelight sees the medieval village turn its back on the present and lights its streets…

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West Somerset Railway

Dunster by Candlelight sees the medieval village turn its back on the present and lights its streets with soft candles. The atmosphere is both traditional and exciting, truely an event for all ages. Travel in style with the West Somerset Railway and avoid all the stress of parking.

All trains depart from Bishops Lydeard station only and stop at Dunster and Minehead Station only. Those alighting at Dunster are advised to bring a torch for the 15-20 minute walk to the village.

People with walking difficulties are advised to alight at Minehead where a free bus (provided by the festival organisers) will transport you to the edge of Dunster. A shuttle bus will bring you back to Minehead station to connect with your retaurn train journey. Please allow at least 30 minutes to catch a bus back to the WSR are there may be queues for the buses.

We have a limited number of Fish and Chips available as part of our 17.00 service only. 

Dogs are permitted on the Dunster by candlelight services in the travel only carriages, but you must purchase a £2 dog ticket for them to travel. They must be kept on a lead at all times, must not travel on the seats on the train or in the buffet car and are not permitted in the carriages where FIsh and Chips are being served. Dogs are  permitted on the bus from Minehead.

Dates
16:30 Dunster by Candlelight Tickets available
17:00 Dunster by Candlelight Tickets available
17:00 Dunster by Candlelight Fish & Chips Tickets available
16:00 Dunster by Candlelight Tickets available
16:30 Dunster by Candlelight Tickets available
17:00 Dunster by Candlelight Fish & Chips Tickets available
17:00 Dunster by Candlelight Tickets available
Prices
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Prices for this event could vary from day to day, click the links above to see prices for your chosen date.

TIMINGS FOR THE DUNSTER BY CANDLELIGHT

The timings for the dunster by candlelight are below. You must travel on your allocated return train. 

FRIDAY

16.30 from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead. Your return train from Minehead will be at 21.00 from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. 

17.00 from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead. Your return train from Minehead will be at 21.30 from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. 

SATURDAY

16.00 from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead. Your return train from Minehead will be at 20.30 from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard.

16.30 from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead. Your return train from Minehead will be at 21.00 from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. 

17.00 from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead. Your return train from Minehead will be at 21.30 from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. 

You may alight at Dunster and walk up to the village or continue on to Minehead and catch the bus from the station. Your return time from