Kingston Lacy

Important notice -

Unfortunately we are unable to open the whole house today - access is available to the ground floor and the grand State floor.

A lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace in the rural Dorset countryside.

All year round

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What's on

Upcoming events

Summer holiday fun at Kingston Lacy

Sat 19 Aug 2017
Join a royal adventure at Kingston Lacy this summer, inspired by the National Gallery loan of the painting La Tela Real.

Kingston Lacy house tickets

Sat 19 Aug 2017
A lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. There's plenty to see, from grand, beautifully detailed carvings, to intimate family souvenirs. Book your timed ticket for the house.

Guided garden walks

Sun 20 Aug 2017
Join our volunteer garden guides who will bring the gardens to life.

Out of hours walks

Mon 21 Aug 2017
Join our regular group of walkers for a peaceful out of hours walk around the Kingston Lacy parkland.

Ladies beginner running group

Mon 21 Aug 2017
If you consider yourself a beginner, whether or not you can only just run to the next lamp post or can manage a mile or more then these sessions with a supportive Run England leader are for you.
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Eating and shopping

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Group visits at Kingston Lacy in Dorset

Group visits  

Whether you’re looking for a whole day of things to see and do, or simply need somewhere to stop off for lunch or afternoon tea, Kingston Lacy has great ideas for every kind of group visit.

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Local school group at Kingston Lacy in Dorset

Learning at Kingston Lacy 

Discover more about learning opportunities at Kingston Lacy.

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Places to stay

Kingston Lacy estae in Dorset

Enjoy a break in the rural beauty of Dorset  

We have a holiday cottage and campsite on the Kingston Lacy estate, so you can stay for longer and unwind in this beautiful spot.

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Our work

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