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
19 February 2018 09:30 - 10:30 Available
19 March 2018 09:30 - 10:30 Available
16 April 2018 09:30 - 10:30 Available
21 May 2018 09:30 - 10:30 Available
18 June 2018 09:30 - 10:30 Available
16 July 2018 09:30 - 10:30 Available
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

Keeping House: winter tours of Kingston Lacy house

Sun 21 Jan 2018
11:00-12:00
Ever wondered what it takes to care for Kingston Lacy? Enjoy an exclusive guided tour around the State and Ground floor rooms of Kingston Lacy house during its winter closure.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 25 Jan 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).

Guided walk: Holt Heath

Fri 02 Feb 2018
10:00-12:00
A walk through Holt Heath, one of Dorset's largest areas of unspoilt lowland heathland. Distance: 3 - 4 miles Time: approx. 2 hours

Out of hours guided walks

Mon 19 Feb 2018
09:30-10:30
Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate, including some areas not normally accessible, before the grounds open to the public.

Guided walk: The Droves and the Beech Avenue

Fri 02 Mar 2018
10:00-12:00
A walk round the beautiful network of droves and along the stunning 1835 Beech Avenue. Distance: 3 miles. Time: approx. 2 hours.