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

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.
The walk will cross various ground conditions and may be muddy following rain. Walks open to National Trust members and non-members.


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

Upcoming events

Threads of Narrative

Mon 23 Jul 2018
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

Mon 23 Jul 2018
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.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 26 Jul 2018
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).

Outdoor theatre: The Merchant of Venice

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Shakespeare's great courtroom drama is by turns thrilling, funny, romantic and unsettling. International award-winning Illyria promise a production to keep you on the edge of your seat!

Summer storytelling

Mon 30 Jul 2018
Join award winning storyteller Michele O'Brien on an interactive experience around the gardens.