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 be re-opening from Monday 17th May 2021.
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.