Kingston Lacy

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

This season

All year round

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Our work

scaffold at Kingston Lacy, Dorset

Conserving the windows at Kingston Lacy 

From now until the end of October scaffolding will be up on the south and west sides of the house at Kingston Lacy as we undertake essential conservation work on the windows.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 20 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).

Threads of Narrative

Thu 20 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

Thu 20 Sep 2018
11:00-11:15
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.

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.
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Eating and shopping

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Groups

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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Get involved

Find your place

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Learning

School children visiting a National Trust property

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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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Kingston Lacy on the National Trust Collections website