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Athelhampton House and Gardens

Athelhampton
DORCHESTER
Dorset
DT2 7LG

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Telephone:+44 01305 848363

Athelhampton House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adults£13.95 per ticket
Child£3.00 per ticket
Disabled£8.75 per ticket
Groups (12 or more people)£9.50 per ticket
Student£9.25 per ticket

Groups must be pre-booked to receive the discounted price.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    419
  • Very Good
    157
  • Average
    30
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    7

Recent Reviews:

  • MrsGu
    Dorchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Impeccable staff!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th July 2018
    Sunday carvery was delicious, majority of our party had eyes bigger than our bellies. Staff were outstanding, couldn’t fault them in any way. An all round wonderful visit! Read full review
  • poppet504
    Truro, United Kingdom
    good day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 12th July 2018
    This is a very interesting place. The house has been well cared for and the walled garden alone is well worth a visit Read full review
  • Robert B
    Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    House and Restaurant - what a treat
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th July 2018
    A beautiful country house and gardens with very helpful , friendly and informative staff. One of our party was in a wheelchair and the staff went out of their way to ensure she was able to experience... Read full review

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Food and Drink Dorset Food and Drink 2018

Video

  • Athelhampton House & Gardens Aerial Filming

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A35. Five miles east of Dorchester, take the Northbrook junction off the A35.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Dorchester South and West. Take a taxi or bus.

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Dogs on Lead Only
  • Plant Sales

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Coffee shop; full lunch menu, cream teas and other refreshments, fully licensed, 150 capacity.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted - Charged at £1.00 Access to the Gardens only, on a lead
  • Event venue
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 4 hours.
  • Families
  • Film or TV location
  • Groups
  • Haunted
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 150 for private functions
  • Min group size - 12
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location
  • Weddings

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking - for cars and coaches. Free.

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • American Express accepted
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun - Childrens trail available
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Contact for School visits pack.
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Contact for group visits pack.

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available - for pre-booked groups of 12 or more people. 2018 price is £9.50 per person. Catering packages also available.

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Pre-booking is essential.

Opening Times

Opening (High Season) (1 March 2018 - 31 October 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Thursday10:30 - 17:00*
Friday - SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 17:00*
Opening (Low Seaon) (1 November 2018 - 28 February 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 16:00*

* Throught the winter Athelhampton is open every Sunday. Group visits can sometimes be booked outside of regular opening - phone for more information. Athelhampton is closed every Friday and Saturday throughout the year.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Related

Athelhampton House and Gardens, DorchesterAthelhampton House & Gardens can provide the dream venue for your country or manor house wedding, accommodating for wedding ceremonies, receptions and parties and Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year.

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