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Kingston Lacy social walks

Discover the ever changing Kingston Lacy woodlands and countryside and have the opportunity to meet new people on these gentle strolls, ranging from 3-4 miles (around 1.5 hours). Please note: new start time of 10am for 2024.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

The walks are designed to be a gentle social stroll where you can meet new people, discover new places to walk and build your confidence walking in the countryside. The walks will all finish at the Kingston Lacy café where you can choose to stop for a drink and slice of cake with your fellow walkers (not included).

Distance: 3 - 4 miles. Time: approx. 1.5 hours.

Sorry no dogs allowed.

Please note: new start time of 10am for 2024.

Times

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Meeting point

Meet at Kingston Lacy Visitor Reception.

What to bring and wear

Please wear appropriate stout walking shoes and clothing for the weather conditions. We recommend bringing water and any food you may require. Ground can be wet and muddy following rain.

Accessibility

The walk will cross various ground conditions and may be muddy following rain. Walks open to National Trust members and non-members. Walk not suitable for wheelchairs or mobility scooters and walks may include stiles.

Other

Only assistance dogs can be welcomed on these walks.

Upcoming events

Event

Japanese Garden Tours 

Meet a volunteer garden guide in the Japanese Garden to discover an English interpretation of Japanese horticulture. Tours run on the last Wednesday of the month in March, April, May, September and October

Event summary

on
29 May to 30 Oct 2024
at
11:00 to 12:00
+ 5 other dates or times
Event

May Half term: blooming beautiful paper crafts 

Family half term crafts. Join us in May half term for paper flower garlands and crowns.

Event summary

on
29 May to 31 May 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
+ 2 other dates or times
Event

Silent Space 

Every Wednesday, enjoy the tranquillity of the Kingston Lacy garden in a dedicated silent space. Take time to relax, turn off your phone, rest quietly and connect to the nature around you.

Event summary

on
29 May to 23 Oct 2024
at
14:00 to 17:00
+ 21 other dates or times
Event

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides: every Thursday at 10am 

Would you like to take up cycling again, have lost confidence, or would just like to ride with other people using traffic-free trails or quiet country lanes? These rides are led by trained volunteers from Dorset Council's Health and Activity...

Event summary

on
30 May to 19 Dec 2024
at
10:00 to 11:00
+ 29 other dates or times