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By cmsue


This was last week when the sun was shining.Bob and i walked around this old and historic town.
This first picture we took in the garden of a Hotel, not sure what it is but beautiful isn’t it?

Dunster Castle

This was built as the Dunster Yarn Market.

This house is on the road into Dunster and has a Roof and Facia of Slate.

We found this church and look what else we found

This fabulous garden of Nothing but Dahlia’s. It is planted and looked after by the Castle gardening team.

I don’t know there names but they were stunning, i have never seen so many colours and shapesas here.

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That's a beautiful place! I love to see old cared-for buildings - and the church gardens are spectacular!

10 Oct, 2012


How lovely...those Dahlias are spectacular,and so is Dunster..I love these places..must keep it in mind ,if we are down that way...thank you for sharing :o)

10 Oct, 2012


Hi cmsue - you were just up the road from me! Lovely photos - whenever I pass the castle I always think it looks like a fairy-tale one. Did you know that Conygar tower(on the hill opposite) was built to make a romantic view for Lord Luttrell in Victorian times?

Lovely blog, but I must correct you on one thing though - Dunster is firmly in Somerset, not Devon.

The first plant you posted is a Salpiglossis. Sadly, they're only annuals, but easy to grow from seed. :-))

10 Oct, 2012


How beautiful is that town. The castle is amazing, the gardens are so colourful, must take them ages to get them to look like that. Wonder what they have in their borders at springtime! The architecture is my kind I love the olde worlde buildings and they have been so well preserved. Great Blog thank you! :O)

10 Oct, 2012


Thanks for this blog Sue, brings back so many memories for me. I worked for a few years at Minehead, which is a bit further on and have been to Dunster so many times. Lovely photos, and the dahlias are fantastic.

10 Oct, 2012


That first flower, Salpiglossis (thanks Spitzehenry!) is a stunner.
And lovely to see all those beautiful Dahlias.
Dunster IS a lovely place. We keep meaning to go to it's country fair...for the last 3 years!

10 Oct, 2012


Great Blog thank you.Have been to there Christmas Candlelight fair that was nice not much good for seeing the flowers though.

10 Oct, 2012


what a lovely place, beautiful photos!

10 Oct, 2012


wonderfull blog sue and great pics, lovely place :o))

10 Oct, 2012


Spritzhenry Oops, wrong county.
Snoopdog Yes you are right they were growing through nets.
Bjs no we havn't been there at xmas,were usually home in Winter (80miles away) must try one year.

10 Oct, 2012


We often use the 'net system' for flowers here, Snoopdog - especially for Cosmos which flop alarmingly if not supported, or look awful if tied up, so setting plastic netting on stakes surrounding the plants helps them keep their heads up while allowing them to grow straight.

11 Oct, 2012


I love Dunster - such an historic and interesting place.
The dahilas are beautiful :o)

11 Oct, 2012


Fab :o)))

12 Oct, 2012

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