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Discover Kingston Lacy’s farm animals

Join the Kingston Lacy Farm Manager for a walk around Kingston Lacy to meet the cows, sheep and pigs and learn about their role in conserving this special place. This will include an exclusive visit to Home Farm, not usually open to the public.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

Meet in the Rotunda and take a walk to see the rare breed Portland sheep, the Red Ruby Devon cows and Spot, Pickle and Stripe the pigs in the woodlands. Once you have seen the animals in the fields you will be taken to Home Farm which is still a working farm.

Following the walk you will have the opportunity to explore Kingston Lacy on your own from the Kitchen Garden.

The cows, sheep and pigs all play a vital role in the conservation work at Kingston Lacy as their graze encourages mixed habitats that are great for wildlife.

The walk will last approximately 2 hours.

Normal admission applies.

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Prices

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All £10.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Meeting point

Park at Kingston Lacy car park, and then meet in the Rotunda.

What to bring and wear

Please wear appropriate sturdy walking shoes and clothing for the weather conditions. Ground can be wet and muddy following rain.

Accessibility

This walk includes grass and gravel paths, some of which may not be suitable for all mobility aids. If you would like to attend and would like to discuss your access requirements, please call 01202 883402.

Other

Only assistance dogs can be welcomed on this walk.

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