New Woodland Trail at Kingston Lacy

Together with Sport England and other generous charitable trusts, we have improved our circuit of pathways for the benefit of everyone who enjoys and cares for Kingston Lacy.

The Woodland Trail at Kingston Lacy is a multiuse pathway of approximately 4.7 kilometres, ideal for family groups of cyclists and walkers and off-road wheelchair users. The path, a loop, starts and finishes in the main car park, close to catering offers and facilities, and takes in existing paths and historic carriageways.  New signage has been installed as part of the improvements which allow visitors to enjoy their usual activities on newly laid paths, with off-road wheelchair access, and provide some new routes to help explore the outdoors.

National Trust members can access the trail for free as part of their membership. Normal admission applies for non National Trust members.

The Woodland Trail at Kingston Lacy opened in April 2018
The Woodland Trail at Kingston Lacy
The Woodland Trail at Kingston Lacy opened in April 2018

General Manager at Kingston Lacy Tim Turner said "We already have an established outdoor offer and the new multi-use path will benefit visitors who use the park for exercise and wellbeing - be it cyclists, walkers, those in adapted wheelchairs, families with pushchairs and those needing a little more reassurance underfoot."

You can download a print-friendly version of the route at the link at the bottom of this page.

Did you say walkies?
Your four legged friend can enjoy the new trail too
Did you say walkies?
Cycling is one of the best ways to enjoy the wider estate

The Woodland Trail at Kingston Lacy in Dorset

The woodland trail will lead you through beautiful forest and along old carriage drives that were created by the Bankes family. The flat route is accessible for walkers, runners and cyclists of all ages and abilities.