Meet the Maker

Meet the local craftspeople and creators who supply the Kingston Lacy shop. From jewellers, to local food producers and makers of artisan soaps, there's something for everyone.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

8 September: A Jar Of

Creators of preserves and sauces in ‘Deepest darkest Dorset’

29 September: Ninebarrow

The Dorset folk duo talking about their new book of local walks

13 October: Liberty Fields

Dorset apple growers who produce syrups, vinegars and vodka

27 October: Bliss Botanicals

Producer of natural, vegan friendly soaps, skincare and bath melts

10 November: Kingston Lacy honey

24 November: Wendy Nutt Jewellery

Handmade silver jewellery created in Dorset


Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Kingston Lacy


House, Garden and Parkland
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £17.60 £16.00
Child £8.80 £8.00
Family £44.00 £40.00
Group Adult N/A £13.70
Group Child N/A £6.80
Twilight tickets
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £12.20 £11.00
Child £6.10 £5.50
Family £30.50 £27.50

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00


*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

From March to the end of October we offer a twilight ticket price from 4pm - 6pm.  Twilight tickets are valid for entry to the garden and parkland (including the Woodland Trail) only.  

If you are visiting Badbury Rings on the wider estate please note that there is a car parking charge for non members of £1 for two hours or £3 for the day. 


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
27 October 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
10 November 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
24 November 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Kingston Lacy
Call 01202 883402

Upcoming events

October half term

Sat 19 Oct 2019
Join us for some fun over half term; celebrate the harvest, autumn produce and all the beautiful autumn colour with a series of hands on activities.

Kingston Lacy House Tickets *October 2019*

Sat 19 Oct 2019
Planning to explore the house on your visit? Please pre-book your free timed entry ticket here to discover a lavish family home re-imagined as a Venetian Palace.

Out of hours guided walks

Mon 21 Oct 2019
Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate, including some areas not normally accessible, before the grounds open to the public.

October half term: Wild stories

Tue 22 Oct 2019
Join storyteller Martin Maudsley on a wild walk through the Kingston Lacy woods, with stories, poetry and music all inspired by nature and local folk tales. Normal property admission applies.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 24 Oct 2019
Every Thursday, in partnership with Moors Valley Country Park, come and join our fun, friendly and active free cycle rides from 9.30am (please arrive by 9.15am for a prompt start).

October half term: bulb planting

Thu 24 Oct 2019
Look ahead to glorious spring colour by decorating your own terracotta plant pot and planting it with bulbs to take home with you. £3.50 per pot.