Kingston Lacy

Important notice -

The east section of the Woodland Trail is currently closed due to flooding, and the Kitchen Garden is closed today as part of ongoing restoration work. The rest of the gardens, house, shop and cafe are all open as normal.

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

This January and February

All year round

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What's on

Upcoming events

Nordic Walking Workout

Tue 21 Jan 2020
09:30-10:30
A weekly workout session to enable you to improve your technique and fitness, working at your own level. Organised in partnership with Moors Valley Country Park these sessions are for competant Nordic walkers who have completed a ‘Learn To’ course.

Kingston Lacy Timed House Entry Tickets *January*

Tue 21 Jan 2020
11:30-11:45
Planning to explore the house on your visit? Please pre-book your free timed entry ticket here to discover a lavish family home during its winter opening. Tickets are pre-bookable up to 24 hours in advance.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 23 Jan 2020
09:30-10:30
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).

Snowdrops at Kingston Lacy

Sat 01 Feb 2020
10:00-16:00
Mark the beginnings of a new year by enjoying a walk amongst the snowdrops. Snowdrops flower at Kingston Lacy throughout January and February, though the best time to see them is normally in February. Normal property admission applies.

Kingston Lacy Timed House Entry Tickets *February*

Sat 01 Feb 2020
11:30-11:45
Planning to explore the house on your visit? Pre-book your free timed entry ticket here to discover a lavish family home during its winter opening. Tickets are pre-bookable up to 24 hours in advance.

Nordic Walking 'Learn To' Condensed Course

Tue 04 Feb 2020
09:30-11:30
An introductory course for people who would like to learn the skill of Nordic Walking. Organised in partnership with Moors Valley Country Park this course runs for 2 consecutive weeks, on the same day and time each week.
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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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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

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