Kingston Lacy

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

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Upcoming events

Kingston Lacy house tickets

Mon 23 Apr 2018
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. Normal admission applies.

Guided garden walks - April

Mon 23 Apr 2018
Join a guided walk through the gardens to take in seasonal highlights and learn about how the gardens created and how they are cared for today.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 26 Apr 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).

Guided walk: Holt Forest and Holt Wood

Fri 04 May 2018
A walk through Holt Forest taking in the veteran trees and the beautiful bluebells of Holt Wood. Distance: 6 miles, Time: approx. 3 hours

An evening of music at Kingston Lacy

Sun 13 May 2018
A special fundraising evening in partnership with the Purbeck Art Weeks Festival featuring international musicians. This classical concert will celebrate and feature Kingston Lacy's Erard piano, restored for last year's recital.
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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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Our work

Behind the scenes

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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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Art and collections

Our collections

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