Rohan Dunster Outdoor and Travel Clothing

Rohan Dunster

Welcome to Rohan Dunster from Manager Richard Sussex, Assistant Manager Clare Ackland Assistants, Liam Wolley, Steve Horrell and Kirsty Langdon

Shop Address: Rohan Dunster, Dunster Steep, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset. TA24 6SE

Shop Phone Number: 01643 822264

Shop Opening Times:

Monday 11:00-17:00
Tuesday 10:00-18:00
Wednesday 10:00-18:00
Thursday 10:00-18:00
Friday 10:00-18:00
Saturday 10:00-18:00
Sunday 11:00-17:00

Manager – Richard Sussex  Assistant Manager – Clare Ackland  Sales Assistant – Liam Wolley  Sales Assistant – Steve Horrell Sales Assistant – Kirsty Langdon

Dunster Shop.

Rohan Dunster opened its doors in January 2009 on the village edge on Dunster Steep next to the main car park. The shop covers approximately 3000 square feet and is the largest shop Rohan have. Our aim is to provide our customers with a calm, hassle free and pleasant shopping experience. Our team are here to assist, they have an extensive knowledge of the technologies and benefits of Rohan clothing. This shop offers the full range of Rohan garments.

Men's Section  Women's Section

In addition to our full range of current season items, Rohan Dunster is one of only a few stores in the country incorporating – ‘The Souk’ – Clearance department, Rohan clothing at it’s cheapest.

The Souk

Local Knowledge.

Dunster is a picturesque mediaeval village, situated between the coast of the Bristol Channel and Exmoor. Known as the gateway to Exmoor, Dunster has many reasons to visit, other than just Rohan.

Dunster Castle, run by the National trust, is the most dominant and visible attraction; the oldest parts dating back to the 12th Century. The Castle holds many events throughout the year including Falconry, Sheep Dog displays and bat walks.

In the main street is the Dunster Yarn Market which was built in the 13th Century. If you look carefully you will see the result of cannon fire from the castle caused during the civil war, there is a hole in one of the roof beams.

Rohan Dunster

Dunster railway station is only half a mile away, and is one of the stops on the West Somerset Steam Railway. This line connects the seaside town of Minehead, to Bishops Lydeard, there are many journeys daily, mainly by steam and on occasions diesel trains.

One of the main attractions of Dunster is Exmoor itself. Dunkery Beacon, the highest point on the moor, is only five miles away. Spot Red Deer and Exmoor Ponies on your walks across the hills. (Remember to keep a beady eye out for the famous Beast of Exmoor!).

There are many walks just minutes from the store. The start or finish, depending on which way you are heading, of the South West Coast Path is only a couple of miles away in Minehead.

Dunster shop is next door to the Exmoor Visitor centre which provides information on walking routs and maps; here you can also arrange to take a safari ride across the moors.

Rohan Dunster

Staff Recommendations.

Come to Dunster for a weekend break and stay in many of the quaint and beautiful Hotels, Guest Houses and B&B’s and explore the local area. Many hotels serve lunches and afternoon teas as well as evening meals.

Combine a stay at the Luttrell Arms, recently under new management, with good food and the feeling of the country with an open fire and family friendly rooms. Another good place to stay is the Castle Hotel, good food and beautifully modern. The Yarn Market Hotel would be a good choice if you’re looking for a hotel that organises guided walks in the area. For those of you looking for somewhere to celebrate a special occasion then look no further than Reeves Restaurant in the centre of the village.

There are many tearooms in Dunster, try Locks Tea Rooms, Cobblestones or Tessa’s for tea and scones, coffee and homemade cakes.

Directly outside of Rohan Dunster is the Dunster Lunchbox, run by Cliff Langdon, which sells tea/coffee, sandwiches and pasties, not forgetting Style’s locally made ice-cream for those hot summer days. Here you can buy your lunch and snacks before you go up onto the moor to try out your new Rohan purchases.

How to find us.

If you are entering the village along the A396 from the Wheddon Cross side, follow through the village centre past the Yarn Market, the road turns a sharp right and then about 80 metres on your right is Rohan Dunster. Drive for a further 50 metres and the car park entrance is on your right; which is pay and display. Free parking can some times be found in the village centre next to the Yarn Market, if you are members of the National Trust you can park in the Castle car park for free. (To get to the castle car park continue past the pay and display car park to the traffic lights, turn right and next right over a cattle grid).

If entering the village from the A39, (Minehead to Williton road), directly before going through the traffic lights bear left into the village, then turn left into the main village car park, Rohan Dunster is at the top of the car park, up the steps and to your left.


Local Events

Devon and Exmoor walking festival; end of April and early May

Country Fair; July in the Castle grounds

Dunster Show; August in the Castle grounds

Dunster by Candlelight; The first Friday and Saturday nights in December. This is when the whole of Dunster holds its annual Christmas late night shopping event. The streets are closed to traffic and the village is lit by lanterns, street entertainers abound and a great atmosphere envelopes everyone. Check out for more information. Rohan Dunster will be open until 10pm on both nights and will be running exclusive special offers for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so come in and say hello.

Startrek Challenge 2014; Keen on walking and fancy a challenge? Want to help the local Hospice and the Children’s Hospice? Why not take part in the Ilfracombe Rotary Clubs “Startrek Challenge” a 16 mile (approx) walk across the moor in the dark collecting clues as you go. For more information and entry forms please visit

If you are taking part and need to replace your worn out walking equipment Rohan Dunster will give you 10% discount when you produce your Startrek sponsorship form. (Not to be used with any other discounts that may be running).

We hope to see you in the near future and look forward to hearing your stories of how you’ve put your purchases to the test on your fascinating walks and holidays.



  1. Richard says:

    Christmas is almost with us and time is running out to get your Rohan gifts. So to give you a little more shopping time Rohan Dunster will be staying open late on Thursday 18th, until 7pm, why not come over to see us and finish off those last minute purchases?

  2. Richard says:

    We’re in festive mood this week here at Rohan Dunster, as we count down to Dunster by Candlelight the villages annual event. The village reverts back to the time before electricity and motor vehicles, the roads are pedestrianized and are lit by candle lanterns. Why not come and join in the fun, see Santa and the street entertainers, have a mince pie, a glass of Mulled Wine? This all happens on Friday and Saturday 5th and 6th December.
    To add to the excitement Rohan Dunster are offering you the chance to buy your Christmas Rohan gifts, or to treat yourself, to 20% OFF of all full priced items.
    Offer on for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, late night opening till 10pm on Friday and Saturday.
    Hope you can make it, we would love to see you.

    • Richard says:

      Thank you to everyone who came to see us over Candlelight, what a fantastic time we had. I think this year was the best we’ve experienced, it was lovely to see so many regular customers and to make new friends with those of you who have never been to our store before; don’t leave it too long before you make a return visit.
      Merry Christmas to you all.

  3. Richard says:

    I am pleased to say that our Macmillan coffee morning was a great success and together we raised £198.25. Thankyou to all the staff who baked cakes and to all of you who came to purchase them, we hope to see you all again soon.

  4. Richard says:

    Who doesn’t like Coffee and Cake? I know I do. Here in Rohan Dunster on Friday 26th September we are pleased to be taking part in the Macmillan cancer support Coffee Morning. The staff and myself have been busy cooking all sorts of delicious cakes to offer our customers along with a nice cuppa, all proceeds go to the charity, so come along and help support this worthy cause.

  5. Gift Your Gear is back and coinsides with the new Autum/Winter range hitting the store, Gift Your Gear is an award-winning nationwide initiative that provides outdoor clothing and equipment to UK community organisations, youth groups and charities working with young people in the outdoors. If you have any walking kit that you no longer use and would like to donate it please bring it to us during the month of September and as a thank you we will give you 15% discount off of any full priced products purchased on the day.

  6. Richard says:

    This week in and around Dunster
    13th – 17th August the Minehead Summer Festival which includes the Red Arrows, Continental Market and the RNLI Raft Race followed by a Fireworks Display.
    Just incase thats not enough to encourage you to pay a visit on Friday 15th it’s the Dunster Show on the Castle Lawns.
    Whilst you’re in the area why not take time to visit Rohan Dunster and look at the new season Rohan outdoor clothing range or visit the Souk clearance area (recently refilled), Rohan clothing at its cheapest.



    Easter opening times
    Good Friday 10-6
    Saturday 19th 10-6
    Easter Sunday CLOSED
    Easter Monday 11-5

  8. Richard Dunster Manager says:

    Last week I posted information about Gift Your Gear (see comments below) well this had you sorting through you drawers, wardrobes and understair cupboards, what a response we have had. We now have 5 full boxes of useful outdoor clothing to pass on to the organisations we support.

    Remember it’s still not too late to donate and to recieve a 15% discount off any full price products purchased. Offer ends on Monday 31st March, so hurry!! We look forward to seeing you and hearing of the adventures you and your clothing have been through.

    Dunster Manager

  9. Richard Dunster Manager says:

    Here in Dunster, Spring has really sprung. Our new Spring/Summer range is now in store and has caught both Rohan and non Rohan users imaginations, great colours and new designs delighting all. Put this together with the Gift Your Gear discount of 15% for the month of March and you can see why customers are excited.

    Gift Your Gear is supported by Rohan the clothing customers donated in our stores help local youth groups and organisations to get out into the fresh air with suitable clothing. Remember you can donate any manufacturers clothing that is still functioning and as a thankyou for the donation Rohan will give you a 15% discount on any full priced clothing you purchase.
    We look forward to seeing you here in Dunster soon.


    Ps. The Souk has just been refilled to bursting with great bargins!!

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