Kingston Lacy

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

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All year round

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What's on

Upcoming events

Keeping House: winter tours of Kingston Lacy house

Wed 24 Jan 2018
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 25 Jan 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 Heath

Fri 02 Feb 2018
A walk through Holt Heath, one of Dorset's largest areas of unspoilt lowland heathland. Distance: 3 - 4 miles Time: approx. 2 hours

Out of hours guided walks

Mon 19 Feb 2018
Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate, including some areas not normally accessible, before the grounds open to the public.

Guided walk: The Droves and the Beech Avenue

Fri 02 Mar 2018
A walk round the beautiful network of droves and along the stunning 1835 Beech Avenue. Distance: 3 miles. Time: approx. 2 hours.
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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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Our work

Behind the scenes

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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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Art and collections

Our collections

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