Kingston Lacy

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

Kingston Lacy

Things to see and do

All year round

Kingston Lacy

What's on

La Tela Real on loan from the National Gallery at Kingston Lacy in Dorset

A Spanish visitor... specialist lectures 

This summer discover 'La Tela Real', on loan from the National Gallery, with a couple of specialist lectures exploring Velazquez as an artist and the importance of Spanish paintings in Britain.

Upcoming events

Kingston Lacy house tickets

Sat 24 Jun 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. Book your timed ticket for the house.

Guided garden walks

Sat 24 Jun 2017
Join our volunteer garden guides who will bring the gardens to life.

Music afternoon with the Wareham Town Band

Sun 25 Jun 2017
Enjoy an afternoon on the south lawns whilst soaking up the tunes performed by the Wareham Town Band. Sit back, relax, bring a picnic or enjoy a glass of Pimms.

Ladies beginner running group

Mon 26 Jun 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 Health Cycle Rides 2017

Thu 29 Jun 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 15 minutes early).
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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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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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