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Summer of Play

Enjoy playful family days out at Kingston Lacy this summer.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

There's something for all the family to enjoy at Kingston Lacy this summer.

Explore our festival field of fun, dance at the bug ball, put on a performance at the giant puppet theatre and find lots of games and activities and adventures. There are also two wonderful play areas to discover and explore.

Check out our other summer events (Storytelling, Morning Dance Party, and Children’s Yoga) on the Upcoming Events section of our website soon.

Pack a picnic to enjoy, or pop into the café for lunch, hot and cold drinks or ice creams.

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

What to bring and wear

Hopefully it'll be sunny, but dress for the weather.

Upcoming events

Event

Nordic walking workout: every Tuesday at 10am 

Would you like to try Nordic walking in the beautiful surroundings of Kingston Lacy? Dorset Council run weekly walks every Tuesday at 10am that last an hour. These one-hour walks are designed to help you improve your fitness levels and get...

Event summary

on
28 May to 17 Dec 2024
at
10:00 to 11:00
+ 29 other dates or times
Event

Nordic wellness walk: every Tuesday at 10am 

Would you like to try a gentle Nordic walk in the beautiful surroundings of Kingston Lacy? Dorset Council run weekly walks every Tuesday at 10am that last an hour. A Nordic Wellness Walk may incorporate mobility exercises to help with...

Event summary

on
28 May to 17 Dec 2024
at
10:00 to 11:00
+ 29 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
28 May to 31 May 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
+ 3 other dates or times
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