DUNSTER BUTTER CROSS

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Looking for: Heritage, Historical
Address: Dunster, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6RT
Postcode: TA24 6RT
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Outdoors
Telephone: 0370 333 1181
Website: Click Here

What can We do Today?
Set on the outskirts of the charming village of Dunster, this transplanted stump of a medieval stone cross was once a meeting place for butter-sellers.

Managed by The National Trust.

Read more about the history of the Butter Cross.

BEFORE YOU GO
Parking: Charged parking is available within the village (car park postcode TA24 6SE), not managed by English Heritage. 

How to Find It: The Butter Cross is a short walk from the village. Turn right up St George's street after the church and follow the lane for approximately a quarter of a mile.

Facilities: Public toilets can be found next to the car park in the village. Dunster has plenty of options for eating and shopping.

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.


PLAN A GREAT DAY OUT
The Yarn Market and Gallox Bridge are both just a short walk away from the Butter Cross.

The medieval village of Dunster is one of Exmoor's most popular attractions, with plenty of shops and places to eat. It's also a convenient base for walking in the stunning Exmoor National Park.

Just a few miles away is Cleeve Abbey, one of Somerset's hidden jewels. It's a haven of peace and tranquillity, and contains one of the finest cloister buildings in England.

OPENING TIMES

30 APRIL 2017 - 24 MARCH 2018
Open any reasonable time during daylight hours
25 MARCH 2018 ONWARDS
Opening times will be available nearer the time