Kingston Lacy

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

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What's on

Upcoming events

Summer holidays at Kingston Lacy

Sat 17 Aug 2019
10:00-16:00
Keep little explorers busy all summer at Kingston Lacy. There’s plenty of opportunities for the whole family to relax and discover nature throughout July and August, with lots of '50 things to do before you're 11¾' activities to try.

Maize maze

Sat 17 Aug 2019
10:00-17:00
For summer 2019 only, enjoy a maize maze in the Kitchen Garden at Kingston Lacy. Visit in the summer holidays to see if you can find your way out! Entry by suggested donation.

Kingston Lacy House Tickets *August 2019*

Sat 17 Aug 2019
13:00-13:15
Planning to explore the house on your visit? Please pre-book your free timed entry ticket here. There’s plenty to see in this lavish home built to resemble an Italian Palace, from beautifully detailed carvings to intimate family souvenirs.

Out of hours guided walks

Mon 19 Aug 2019
09:30-10:30
Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate, including some areas not normally accessible, before the grounds open to the public.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 22 Aug 2019
09:30-11:00
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).

Pollinator walks

Fri 23 Aug 2019
10:00-11:30
Enjoy a walking tour of the garden with one of the Kingston Lacy rangers, discovering more about different types of pollinators and learning how your garden can give them a helping hand.
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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Groups

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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Get involved

Find your place

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Learning

School children visiting a National Trust property

Learning at Kingston Lacy 

Discover more about learning opportunities at Kingston Lacy.

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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