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Lovely in the sun.

If you want a pleasant and short walk go see this cross, situated in an orchard. It's probably not... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
664RachelH
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Interesting landmark

I found this by accident while talking a walk up to the community orchard (also worth a look). The... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Nicola A
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7 Apr 2018
“Lovely in the sun. ”
8 Sep 2017
“Interesting landmark”
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Tucked away in a beautiful spot within Dunster Village the 57-tree Orchard provides a venue for traditional events such as Wassailing in January and a Village Picnic in July. It provides a beautiful setting for villagers and visitors to hold their...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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| English Heritage, Butter Cross, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SF, England
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

My Husband and I went to visit Dunster’s Butter Cross. The Butter Cross, originally once stood at the north end of the high street. Today it has been relocated to a bank beside Alcombe road, but it still has an important story to tell about...More

2  Thank Carol B
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

If you want a pleasant and short walk go see this cross, situated in an orchard. It's probably not worth a special trip, but if you are walking in the area it's definitely worth adding this to your route.

Thank 664RachelH
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I found this by accident while talking a walk up to the community orchard (also worth a look). The history of Dunster is amazing and the Butter Cross further enrinches the villages amazing story. It is a vey short walk from the main High St...More

1  Thank Nicola A
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This hidden small walk lies behind the area called the Ball,you might not even think this path exists until you get right up to the path . this path takes you along by fields and a small field with new trees planted and views of...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Visited this cross whist on a free guided walk around Dunster provided by a volunteer from the exmoor society. Well worth a look as the history comes to life when you can see it, the extra information provided on the guided tour helped to explain...More

Thank jinglekels
Reviewed 10 September 2016

You can take the footpath alongside the cross to Minehead, it goes downhill, past the wood towards the school farm centre, and then along the old road, now a walking road only, and into Alcombe, and then into Minehead, about 2 miles.

Thank hornsea
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Saw it marked on map so went to investigate. Lovely old stone buttercross. Carry on & follow footpath through community orchard back to Priory Green.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The Butter cross stands on three plinths ,with one large medieval stone on top making a gathering place to buy and sell note; not the original site

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Reviewed 7 August 2015

we found this by accident as we where exploring dunster,and being rather nosey .we went for a walk through the village,and across a field,which was actually a orchard,and a schools wild field,through a gate and there it was,on a little island tuck away.hard to find...More

Thank frangreener
Reviewed 9 June 2015

My Husband and I went to visit Dunster’s Butter Cross. The Butter Cross, originally once stood at the north end of the high street. Today it has been relocated to a bank beside Alcombe road, but it still has an important story to tell about...More

2  Thank Carol B
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