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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
Student£9.25 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    388
  • Very Good
    146
  • Average
    30
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    7

Recent Reviews:

  • Carolyne G
    Cornwall, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful place
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th February 2018
    Lovely, lovely, lovely...... beautiful house, stunning gardens, all staff very friendly and helpful, particularly the lady in the shop and " Clare" in the house who was very informative...fascinating... Read full review
  • Alibop30
    Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Perfect Wedding venue
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 7th January 2018
    Athelhampton House is a stunning venue and we were so pleased to have our Wedding reception there in December. We chose the venue as it was the only one we visited which could offer our guests a menu... Read full review
  • TheLoftysPoole
    Poole, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fantastic wedding venue
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd December 2017
    We recently had the pleasure of attending a wedding reception here. From start the finish the welcome and service was first class. The surroundings were beautiful, and although this is a Tudor house... Read full review

Special Offers

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

  • Accept Children over 7
  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Dogs on Lead Only
  • Plant Sales
  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Pre-booking is essential.

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 04:00
  • 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

Accessibility

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

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

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

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
  • Special group rates - Special rates for pre-booked Groups. £9.00 per person
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted - Charged at £1.00 Access to the Gardens only, on a lead
  • Event Venue
  • Event venue
  • Free car parking
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site parking or valet parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Open All Year
  • Picnic Area
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

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

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

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

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

Opening Times

Opening (Low Seaon) (1 November 2017 - 28 February 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 16:00*
Opening (High Season) (1 March 2018 - 31 October 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 16:00*
Opening (High Season) (1 March 2018 - 31 October 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Thursday10:30 - 17:00*
Friday - SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 17:00*

* Throught the winter Athelhampton is open ever 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

Sunday, 20th May 2018 - Thursday, 24th May 2018

Athelhampton Flower FestivalMany displays of fresh and dried flowers around the house and gardens.
more info

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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