Kingston Lacy

Important notice -

The Kitchen Garden will be closed on Wednesday 23 January for as we undertake essential maintenance to the pathways. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. The rest of the property will be open as normal.

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

This New Year

All year round

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Our work

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What's on

Upcoming events

January house tours

Wed 23 Jan 2019
11:00-12:15
Ever wondered what it takes to care for Kingston Lacy? Enjoy an exclusive guided tour around the State and Ground floor rooms of Kingston Lacy house during its winter closure.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 24 Jan 2019
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).

Guided walk: Shapwick and Tarrant Crawford

Fri 01 Feb 2019
10:00-13:00
A walk through fields and along the river Stour, including a visit to a beautiful rural church. Distance: 6 miles. Time: approx. 2 - 3 hours.

Snowdrops at Kingston Lacy

Fri 01 Feb 2019
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.

February house tours

Fri 01 Feb 2019
11:00-12:15
Ever wondered what it takes to care for Kingston Lacy? Enjoy an exclusive guided tour around the State and Ground floor rooms of Kingston Lacy house during its winter closure.

Out of hours guided walks

Mon 18 Feb 2019
09:30-10:30
Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate, including some areas not normally accessible, before the grounds open to the public.
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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