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Keyneston Mill

Tarrant Keyneston
Blandford Forum
DT11 9HZ

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Keyneston Mill



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    Recent Reviews:

    • jpatenotte
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Beautiful location and so much potential
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 17th September 2018
      I came across information for this place by chance and was so pleased to have done so. The location is beautiful and the gardens a real delight. So many photographic opportunities and an abundance of... Read full review
    • Anthony O
      Poole, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Smell the.......!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 9th September 2018
      Looking at the less than complimentary comments either the reviewers were hyper critical, in a bad mood or just unlucky. Even all three! Having lived in Dorset for 45 years, and now from Derbyshire... Read full review
    • darrrling
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      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 5th September 2018
      Pleasant for a wander. Loved all the aromatics. Cafe and floral arrangements were devine. Shame about the lack of gf food i was hanging out for a meal here and left dissapointed. £15 for a monstera... Read full review


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

    Special Offers


      Introduction to Perfume & Botanical Extracts Workshops


      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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      Adventures in Scent Workshop


      9:45am arrival; 10:00am start - 12:30pm

      A morning workshop delving deeper into fragrance history, theory and structure, with plenty of interactive elements and smelling sessions, discovering fragrance families, exploring the scent pyramid and the key ingredients behind some iconic perfumes.

      You can book this workshop together with Creating Perfume Extracts Workshop (recommended), or just on its own.

      Bring your own lunch or book to have lunch in The Scented Botanist bistro-cafe.

      View available dates here:


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      Creating Perfume Extracts from Plants


      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 Adventures in Scent Workshop (recommended), or just on its own.

      View available dates here:

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      Outdoor Cinema

      Join us for a carefully curated summer programme of outdoor cinema screenings, from classic movies to arthouse favourites and hopefully some new discoveries. Each month is themed, starting with some of the masters of French cinema - Tati, Malle and Godard - in our French Classics month, through Food and Scent themes, and ending on the glorious Riviera - a true feast for the senses!

      Every Wednesday evening through September. Join us from 7:30pm for charcuterie and wine. Film to begin at dusk. We offer blankets and fire pits for chillier nights. Weather permitting. 

      £15pp with glass of fizz on arrival. Click on the month to be directed to our website to purchase tickets. Tickets can be bought online or on the door.

      AUGUST - Food on Film 

      Chocolat (2000) August 1st

      Chef (2014) August 8th

      Babette's Feast (1987) August 15th

      The Hundred Foot Journey (2014) August 22nd

      Tampopo (1985) August 29th

      SEPTEMBER - On the Riviera

      La Piscine (1969) September 5th

      Journey to Italy (1954) September 12th

      Swimming Pool (2003) September 19th

      To Catch a Thief (1955) September 26th


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      Scented Garden Tours

      Every Wednesday, Friday, Sunday



      A short (1 hour) tour of the Keyneston Mill gardens and Collection led by a member of our team. You’ll get a unique insight into the world of plants used for perfume which we grow, harvest and distil to create our new fragrances.

      Book now online ( or call to reserve 01258 456831.

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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    From the A354, north bound - make a right off the A354 onto Langton Road. South bound - make a left off the A354 onto Langton Road. Continue for 2.2 miles. We’re located on the right.

    From the A31, northeast bound - make a left (southwest bound make a right) onto B3075, continue 1.7 miles and continue straight over the A350 for 0.6 miles, make a left at stone memorial and follow the road for 0.7 miles. We’re located on the left.

    From Wimborne Road/B3082 turn onto Galpins Cottages and continue for 1.2 miles. We’re located just straight ahead.



    • Gift Shop


    • 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


    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Establishment Features

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

    Key Features

    • Groups
    • In countryside
    • Indoor Attraction - Exhibition & Distillery The Scented Botanist Bistro-Cafe
    • Outdoor Attraction - Botanic Gardens
    • Stag and Hen Parties
    • Weddings

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
    • Parking (free)

    Payment Methods

    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Guided Tours Available for Groups

    Venue Facilities

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

    Opening Times

    Opening (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)
    Monday10:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
    Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:30

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