Kingston Lacy

Important notice -

Due to high winds the woodland walk will be closed today (Wednesday 22 November). The garden, house, café and shop are open as usual.

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

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At Christmas time

All year round

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What's on

Upcoming events

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides 2017

Thu 23 Nov 2017
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).

Kingston Lacy house tickets for tours from 13 - 26 November

Thu 23 Nov 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. From 13 -26 November entry to Kingston Lacy house is by guided tour. Book your ticket today.

Stir-up Sunday

Sun 26 Nov 2017
Bring the children and come along to enjoy the Stir-up Sunday tradition of making a Christmas pudding.

Ladies beginner running group

Mon 27 Nov 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.

Kingston Lacy Christmas house tickets

Fri 01 Dec 2017
Celebrate old traditions and create new memories in the sumptuously decorated house at Kingston Lacy this Christmas. Tickets to visit the house at Kingston Lacy are very popular, please pre-book to avoid disappointment.

Santa Claus at Kingston Lacy

Fri 01 Dec 2017
Meet Santa Claus at Kingston Lacy; tell him your Christmas wishes to add an extra bit of magic to the festive season.
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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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Get involved

Find your place

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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

Behind the scenes

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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