Out of hours guided walks

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

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

The walks will be a gentle stroll of approximately 3 miles starting from the main Kingston Lacy car park. Finish in time for a coffee with the group in the café.

The walks take place on the 3rd Monday of the month, leaving the car park at 9.30am.

Sorry, no dogs allowed. Donations welcome.

The basics

Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Kingston Lacy car park, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4EA (OS Explorer 118 ST 97015)
What to bring and wear
Please wear appropriate stout shoes and clothing for the expected weather conditions. We recommend bringing a bottle of water on all estate walks.
Accessibility
The walk will cross various ground conditions and may be muddy following rain. Walks open to National Trust members and non-members.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
15 October 2018 09:30 - 10:30 Available
19 November 2018 09:30 - 10:30 Available

Upcoming events

Threads of Narrative

Sat 22 Sep 2018
10:00-18:00
Step into the Laundry to discover a new artistic textile installation inspired by the Bankes Archive and the lives and stories of some of the women of the Bankes family who have shaped Kingston Lacy.

Kingston Lacy house tickets

Sat 22 Sep 2018
13:00-13:15
A lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. There's plenty to see, including 'Beyond the Portrait', a new installation for 2018. Book your timed ticket for the house. Normal admission applies.

Caring for the countryside: Apples and orchards

Mon 24 Sep 2018
11:00-11:30
Pop into the Kitchen Garden apple store to meet one of the kitchen gardeners, try some different varieties of apple and learn more about how we care for the Kingston Lacy orchards.

Shaping the gardens: Japanese Garden

Wed 26 Sep 2018
11:00-13:30
Join one of the Kingston Lacy gardeners for an exclusive walking tour exploring the garden and its history, and taking in seasonal highlights, with a particular focus on the Japanese Garden.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 27 Sep 2018
09:30-11:00
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).

Shaping the gardens

Wed 03 Oct 2018
11:00-13:30
Join one of the Kingston Lacy gardeners for an exclusive walking tour exploring the garden and its history, and taking in seasonal highlights.