Kingston Lacy

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

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This autumn

All year round

At Christmas time

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What's on

Upcoming events

Guided garden walks

Tue 17 Oct 2017
Join our volunteer garden guides who will bring the gardens to life.

Kingston Lacy house entry tickets from 18 September - 12 November

Tue 17 Oct 2017
A lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Kingston Lacy presents EXILE a bold new installation exploring the life and exile of William John Bankes as part of the Prejudice and Pride programme. Book your timed ticket for the house.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides 2017

Thu 19 Oct 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 by 9.15am for a prompt start).

Autumn colour walks with the head gardener

Fri 20 Oct 2017
Join the Head Gardener for an exclusive walk around the garden and parkland taking in the spectacular autumn colour.

Celebrating autumn at half-term

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Join us for some half-term fun; celebrating the harvest, autumn produce and all the beautiful autumn colours.

Celebrating autumn: saturday storytelling

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Settle down for story at Kingston Lacy this autumn.
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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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Our work

Behind the scenes

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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