This site is currently closed. Unfortunately, government restrictions relating to coronavirus mean that we cannot open Dunster Yarn Market safely for our members, visitors or staff. We will continue to review this with the hope of re-opening and returning to normal opening hours as soon as we are able.
This fine 17th century timber-framed octagonal market hall is a monument to Dunster's once-flourishing cloth trade.
Managed by The National Trust.
Read more about the history of the Yarn Market.
Before You Go
Access: The Yarn Market is on the High Street in the centre of Dunster.
Parking: Charged parking is available within the village (car park postcode TA24 6SE), not managed by English Heritage.
Facilities: Public toilets can be found next to the car park. Dunster has plenty of shops and restaurants.
Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.
Please be aware: English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.
Plan a Great Day Out
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.