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Kingston Lacy

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

Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 4EA

Exploring the garden in May at Kingston Lacy, Dorset

Planning your visit

Three children and an adult looking at an Easter activity trail in the sunshine at Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Easter at Kingston Lacy 

Put a spring in your step this Easter, by joining us in the Easter festival field. You'll find lots of playful activities, from Pin the tail on the bunny to an Egg and spoon obstacle course, that will challenge and amuse every generation. And practice makes perfect, so go back and enjoy your favourite activity again and again before collecting your chocolate egg. 28 March-14 April. 10am-3pm. Normal admission plus £3 per trail.

Visitor with therapy dog from the group Caring Canines at Kingston Lacy, Dorset

Visiting Kingston Lacy with your dog 

Enjoy nature and fresh air on woodland walks across the Kingston Lacy estate in Dorset, and find out all you need to know about visiting with your four-legged friend.

Two children playing in the garden in spring at Coleton Fishacre, South Devon

Family-friendly things to do at Kingston Lacy 

Discover all the things to do on a family day out at Kingston Lacy.

A group of people being shown around a garden. The tour guide is pointing left and people are looking that way.

Group visits to Kingston Lacy 

Groups of visitors are warmly welcomed by the National Trust at Kingston Lacy. Find out more about booking your tickets and the benefits you’ll get.

Visitors descending a path through the Rock Garden at Cragside, Northumberland


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