The atmospheric Dunster by Candlelight in the remarkably well-preserved medieval village of Dunster on Exmoor. A charming start to the seasonal festivities, Dunster’s ancient streets ring with carol singers, choirs, brass bands and bell ringers. There is a variety of street entertainerss and all the local independent shops stay open late providing ideal opportunities for quirky Christmas shopping. There are plenty of welcoming bars, cafes and restaurants should the weather be chilly.
The Festival runs 5pm – 9pm Friday 1st December and 4pm – 9pm Saturday 2nd December 2023
Entrance is free and all profits from the sale of the festival programme go to the local St Margaret’s Hospice.
There are no cars allowed in the village during these two evenings (the road through Dunster is closed) so visitors are advised to hop on one of the special buses (small charge) which leave from neighbouring towns and villages.
For more information and regular updates visit the official website that’s packed with information www.dunsterbycandlelight.co.uk