Kingston Lacy

Important notice -

The garden, park, takeaway café, shop & toilets are open. The house is open on weekdays only. You will need to book your visit in advance on our website. Please see the What's On section below to book. Bookings every Friday.

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

Kingston Lacy

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. The parkland, the garden, house (weekdays only), car park, takeaway cafe, shop and toilets are now open. You'll need to book your tickets by 3pm on the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we'll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. The Kitchen Garden including the play area remains closed until further notice.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Kingston Lacy (3 August - 9 August)

Wed 05 Aug 2020
12:00-12:30
Book your timed entry to visit Kingston Lacy.
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Things to see and do

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Eating and shopping

Summer flowers for sale in the shop at Kingston Lacy in Dorset

Shopping at Kingston Lacy

Our shop is now open from 10am - 5pm daily. For the safety of staff and visitors we've introduced social distancing measures and changes to payment, which will be via card only. In line with government guidance visitors to our shop and cafe are required to wear a face covering. Please bring one along with you. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue to look after Kingston Lacy for everyone, for ever.

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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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Join or give

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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