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Beautiful scenery at Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway

Beautiful scenery at Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway

Sherborne Castle

Sherborne Castle

Athelhampton House and Gardens

Athelhampton House and Gardens

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  1. Add Lulworth Castle & Park to your Itinerary

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    Lulworth Castle & Park

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    Castle/Fort

    EAST LULWORTH, Wareham

    Welcome to Lulworth Castle and Park, situated at the heart of the privately owned Lulworth Estate.

    Follow the fascinating story of the castle and the inspiring past of its dedicated owners.

    Discover breathtaking views over the Dorset countryside…

    Price Free to £6.00 Per Ticket
  2. Add Athelhampton House and Gardens to your Itinerary

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    Athelhampton House and Gardens

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    Historic House/Palace

    DORCHESTER

    Athelhampton House & Gardens is one of the finest English manor houses, with beautiful furnished rooms. The Grade I Listed gardens are home to the famous topiary pyramids, fountains, newly opened Kitchen Garden, and the River Piddle.

    Price £3.00 to £14.50 Per Ticket
  3. Add Kingston Lacy to your Itinerary

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    Kingston Lacy

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    Historic House/Palace

    WIMBORNE

    Kingston Lacy is an elegant 17th century Italian inspired country mansion set in attractive formal gardens and extensive parkland.

    Wander around Kingston Lacy house and discover the Spanish Room with its gilded leather and gilded ceiling brought…

    Price Free to £44.00 Per Ticket
  4. Add Keyneston Mill to your Itinerary

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    Keyneston Mill

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    Botanic Garden

    Blandford Forum

    From Seed to Bottle

    The creative and experimental home of Parterre Fragrances, Keyneston Mill is the largest private botanic gardens in the country dedicated solely to aromatic and scented plants, with over 1,500 varieties in a 50-acre estate. Here…

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    • Afternoon Tea
      The ultimate, wonderfully fragrant Scented Botanist Afternoon Tea! From salted caramel, orange blossom and lemon macaroons inspired by the Citrus Grove, or scones, cream and preserves inspired by The Lost Orchard, to chocolate, nutmeg and ginger mousse with chocolate and cinnamon soil inspired by The Spice Garden, our Afternoon Tea is utterly unique and absolutely delicious.
      This is a wonderful experience and we ask that you book at least one week in advance. Call us on 01258 456831 to confirm your preferred date and time. Alternatively, see our website for further details.
      £35pp
      Further details and reservations

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    • Indulgence Days
      10am - 4.30pp
      Treat yourself to one of our Indulgence Days combining wellbeing, perfumery, a delicious lunch, all in the beautiful setting of Keyneston Mill.  
      Starting with welcome drinks and a fruit platter, you will then be guided through a morning of Dru Yoga in the Dome and River Meadow, and Walking Meditation in the gardens.  You will then be treated to a delicious healthy lunch in The Scented Botanist (glass of wine optional!) - before a creative fragrance blending workshop in the afternoon.  Suits all ages and abilities, and you will go home chilled, spoiled and fragrant!
      £135pp
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    • Scented Garden Tour
      Every Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
      £15pp
      11:30am-12:30pm
      A short (45 mins to 1 hour) tour of the gardens at Keyneston Mill. You’ll get a unique insight into how we go about creating oils for perfume from seed to bottle here at Keyneston Mill. Discover some of the experimental plants that we grow, harvest and distill to create our fragrances, with exclusive glimpses of the open lab, the distillation equipment and some of our precious oils! 
      Book now online

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    • Understanding Natural Ingredients & Distillation Workshop
      £50pp
      1:15pm arrival; 1:30pm start - 4:00pm
      An afternoon workshop where you'll learn about different methods of extraction, distillation and perfume making, and you'll explore the unique characteristics of some of the raw ingredients we grow and distil here at Keyneston Mill.You can book together with Understanding Perfumery Workshop (recommended), or just on its own.
      View available dates here

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    • Make Your Own Fragrance - Blending workshop
      £70pp
      1.15pm arrival; 1.30pm start -4pm
      A  hands on session where you will learn about ingredients and, under the guidance of our experts, create your own fragrance.  You will come away with a simple perfume that you will have designed and blended yourself! You can book this workshop together with Introduction to Perfume & Botanical Extracts (recommended), or just on its own. If you wish to have lunch in The Scented Botanist bistro-cafe it is advisable to reserve a table. Call 01258 456831.
      View available dates here

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    • Introduction to Perfume & Botanical Extracts Workshops
      £50pp
      9:45am arrival; 10:00am start - 12:30pm
      A half-day introductory workshop giving an overview of the structure and theory of fragrance, and the creation of perfume ingredients and methods of distillation at Keyneston Mill. You'll come away understanding more about fragrance families, how perfumes are constructed, and how we create our fine fragrances at Parterre, from seed to bottle. Be prepared to sniff!
      Check out available dates here

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    • Food & Film Fridays
      On the first Friday of each month from May to September, join us at Keyneston Mill for a feast of cinematc and culinary treats with themed menus and films celebrating life and love from around the world.  Tickets (pre-booked only) are £28 per person to include a 2-course supper in the Scented Botanist Bistro followed by the feature film shown in the beautiful intimate setting of the gardens at Keyneston Mill**.  See our website for full details of up-coming films.  Tickets can be purchased online or in The Scented Botanist Bistro-Cafe.
      £28pp
      Supper 7.30-8pm
      Film starts at dusk. ** if weather is inclement the film will be shown in the Aromadome.
      Pay-bar/hot & cold drinks available to purchase See list of films and dates

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  5. Add Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway to your Itinerary

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    Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway

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    Garden

    EXBURY

    From the world-famous displays of rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias, to riverside walks, the steam railway, tea rooms, play area and art exhibitions - there is something to delight everyone at Exbury Gardens.

    Price Free to £23.00 Per Ticket
  6. Add Dorset Pass to your Itinerary

    Dorset Pass

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    Outdoors

    POOLE

    A sightseeing pass that will gain you free entry into various attractions across Dorset and more! Available for 1 day, 2 days or 3 days. The pass activates at the first attraction you visit, which allows you to pre-book your pass before you arrive…

    Price £25.00 to £60.00 Per Ticket
  7. Add Bennetts Water Gardens to your Itinerary

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    Bennetts Water Gardens

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    Garden

    WEYMOUTH

    Eight acres of gardens. Outstanding displays of water lilies in summer. Monet style bridge and gazebo. Nursery, gift shop and tearooms.

    Price £4.00 to £27.00 Per Ticket
  8. Add Wimborne Model Town and Gardens to your Itinerary

    Wimborne Model Town and Gardens

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    Model/Miniature Village

    Wimborne Minster

    Opened in 1951, our attraction is a magnet for visitors of all ages to step back and enjoy the preserved miniature vintage world of 1950s Wimborne. Take a free quiz to discover the treasures in over one hundred model shops. 

    Price Free to £20.00 Per Ticket
  9. Add Shaftesbury Abbey Museum & Gardens to your Itinerary

    Shaftesbury Abbey Museum & Gardens

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    Abbey/Priory

    Shaftesbury

    Founded over 1000 years ago by King Alfred the Great, Shaftesbury is one of England’s most charming and historic market towns, famous for its picturesque Gold Hill (of Hovis fame!), with extensive views of the unspoilt Dorset landscape.

    Price Free to £4.00 Per Ticket
  10. Add Sherborne Castle to your Itinerary

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    Sherborne Castle

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    Historic House/Palace

    Sherborne

    Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 & home of the Digby family since 1617. View Magnificent Staterooms, Nationally Important Collections of Art, Furniture & Porcelain, Raleigh’s Kitchen & a Museum.
    Explore 42 acres of English Landscape Gardens…

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    • Buy tickets on-line at www.sherbornecastle.com to receive your 10% admission discount.
      Up to four children under age 16 go free accompanied by an adult Castle & Gardens or Gardens only ticket.

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    Price £4.00 to £12.50 Per Ticket
  11. Add Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum to your Itinerary

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    Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

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    Museum

    Bournemouth

    The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum houses important collections of paintings, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, world-wide collections and contemporary craft commissions.

    Price Free to £20.00 Per Ticket
  12. Add The Blue Pool to your Itinerary

    The Blue Pool

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    Parkland/Woodland Garden

    Furzebrook, WAREHAM

    A unique Pool varying in colour from green to turquoise, surrounded by 25 acres of pine trees, gorse and heather. A haven for families to enjoy and explore.

    Price Free to £7.00 Per Ticket
  13. Add Mapperton House & Gardens to your Itinerary

    Mapperton House & Gardens

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    Garden

    BEAMINSTER

    Spectacular formal valley gardens beside 16th-17thC manor. Pools, orangery, fine views and walks. Voted 'The Nation's Finest Manor House' by Country Life magazine.

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    • £1 discount on each ticket for bookings made online at www.mapperton.com two days or more in advance.

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    Price £7.00 to £13.00 Per Ticket
  14. Add St. Johns Almshouse to your Itinerary

    St. Johns Almshouse

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    Historic House/Palace

    SHERBORNE

    Picturesque 15th Century almshouse

  15. Add Max Gate - home of Thomas Hardy to your Itinerary

    Max Gate - home of Thomas Hardy

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    National Trust Property

    Dorchester

    Victorian house designed by Thomas Hardy and his home from 1885 until his death in 1928.

    Price Free to £19.30 Per Ticket
  16. Add Clouds Hill - home of T.E .Lawrence to your Itinerary

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    Clouds Hill - home of T.E .Lawrence

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    National Trust Property

    BOVINGTON, Wareham

    T.E. Lawrence's (Lawrence of Arabia) retreat containing his own furnishings and photographs.

    Price Free to £19.30 Per Ticket
  17. Add Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens to your Itinerary

    Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

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    Garden

    Weymouth

    Twenty acres of woodland valley. Exotic plants from all over the world. Colonial teahouse and gift shop. Bird aviary and children's play area.

    Price £7.95 to £40.00 Per Ticket
  18. Add Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens to your Itinerary

    Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens

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    Model/Miniature Village

    CORFE CASTLE

    A detailed 1/20th scale model of Corfe Castle and village before its destruction by Thomas Cromwell's army in 1646. Set in an acre of landscaped gardens.

    Price Free to £12.00 Per Ticket
  19. Add Greenhill Gardens to your Itinerary

    Greenhill Gardens

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    Garden

    Weymouth

    Greenhill Gardens, situated right on the seaside is one of the gems of the area. The award winning Gardens has brightly coloured borders, winding paths, recreational areas and one of the best views of Weymouth Bay and the Dorset coastline ever…

  20. Add Sandsfoot Castle and the Rodwell Trail to your Itinerary

    Sandsfoot Castle and the Rodwell Trail

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    Castle/Fort

    Weymouth

    Halfway along the Rodwell Trail you'll find Sandsfoot Castle, built by Henry VIII in 1539 to protect his kingdom from foreign invasion. Abondoned by the military in 1665 it's become an iconic ruin overlooking Portland Harbour for the past 350 years…

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