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Keyneston Mill

Type:Botanic Garden

Tarrant Keyneston
Blandford Forum
Dorset
DT11 9HZ

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Telephone:+44 01258 456 831

Keyneston Mill

Guide Prices

For entry charges to the Gardens see website

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      20
    • Very Good
      8
    • Average
      4
    • Poor
      1
    • Terrible
      0

    Recent Reviews:

    • janemorris101
      Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Disappointing:-(
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 11th May 2019
      There is no doubt this is a lovely location and the perfumery was very interesting and the perfumes stunning and very unique. We really went for the cafe though as my daughter is vegan and I had been... Read full review
    • Paul M
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Very interesting place.
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 16th May 2019
      We visited a few weeks ago then we returned when the wisteria (at the mill) was fully open. Fascinating place, lovely little cafe (we only had time for some nice snacks) Attentive staff members... Read full review
    • 814diana
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      What a find!Lovely setting and location, unusual combination of gardens+perfumery
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 1st June 2019
      This will be wonderful when all planting is fully developed.It is good all ready and well worth a visit.Firstly, there is the perfumery-well displayed and you can even book a course and make your own... Read full review

    Awards

    • Dorset TourismDorset Food and Drink Dorset Food and Drink 2018

    Special Offers

    • 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

      See further details and available dates

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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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    • 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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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    From the A354, north bound - turn right off the A354 onto Langton Long. South bound - turn left off the A354 onto Langton long. Continue for 2.2 miles. We are located on the right.

    From the A31, northeast bound - turn left (southwest bound turn right) onto B3075, continue 1.7 miles and continue straight over the A350 for 0.6 miles. Turn left at the war memorial and follow the road for 0.7 miles. We are located on the left.

    From Wimborne Road/B3082 turn opposite the True Lover's Knot pub.  Drive right through Tarrant Keyneston and continue beynd until you reach the staggered crossroads.  We are located just straight ahead.

    Facilities

    Other

    • Gift Shop

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • 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
    • Shop

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Establishment Features

    • Available for wedding receptions
    • Cater for groups
    • Conference facilities
    • Dog Friendly - On lead only.
    • Dogs Accepted - On leads only
    • Event venue
    • Event Venue
    • Free car parking
    • On-site parking or valet parking
    • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
    • Open All Year
    • Shop
    • Tea / Coffee Shop
    • Toilets

    Key Features

    • Groups
    • In countryside
    • Indoor Attraction - Exhibition & Distillery The Scented Botanist Bistro-Cafe
    • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
    • Outdoor Attraction - Botanic Gardens
    • Stag and Hen Parties

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
    • On site parking
    • Parking (free)

    Payment Methods

    • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
    • All major credit cards accepted
    • Cash accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Special group rates
    • Visa accepted

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups
    • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available

    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted - Large groups we advise to call ahead and pre-book.

    Opening Times

    Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday10:00 - 16:30
    TuesdayClosed
    Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
    Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:30
    Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday10:00 - 16:30*
    TuesdayClosed*
    Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30*
    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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