Kingston Lacy

A lavish family home re-imagined as a Venetian Palace in the rural Dorset countryside.

This autumn

All year round

Kingston Lacy

What's on

Upcoming events

Out of hours guided walks

Mon 18 Nov 2019
Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate, including some areas not normally accessible, before the grounds open to the public.

Kingston Lacy Timed House Entry Tickets *November 2019*

Mon 18 Nov 2019
Planning to explore the house on your visit? Please pre-book your free timed entry ticket here to discover a lavish family home re-imagined as a Venetian Palace. Tickets are pre-bookable up to 24 hours in advance.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 21 Nov 2019
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).

Stir up Sunday

Sun 24 Nov 2019
Celebrate stir-up Sunday tradition and make your own mini Christmas pudding to enjoy at home. £2.50 per pudding. Normal admission applies. Tickets pre-bookable online.

Meet the Maker

Sun 24 Nov 2019
Meet the local craftspeople and creators who supply the Kingston Lacy shop. From jewellers, to local food producers and makers of artisan soaps, there's something for everyone.

SOLD OUT: Christmas wreath making workshop

Wed 27 Nov 2019
Get ready for the Christmas season by making your own natural Christmas wreath at Kingston Lacy. Normal admission applies.
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Our work

The vision for the restoration of the Kitchen Garden at Kingston Lacy

Kingston Lacy Kitchen Garden appeal  

We've begun the Kitchen Garden project to conserve and restore this important part of the garden that once had a royal reputation. We aim to complete the restoration over the next three years but we need your help to do it.

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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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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

Enjoy a break in the rural beauty of Dorset

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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