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Kingston Lacy

Type:Historic House/Palace

Blandford Road
WIMBORNE
Dorset
BH21 4EA

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Kingston Lacy House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£17.60 per ticket
Adult group (min 15 people)£13.70 per ticket
Child£8.80 per ticket
Child group (min 15 people)£6.80 per ticket
Family£44.00 per ticket
National Trust membersFree

No charge for entry or parking for National Trust members. All prices stated include Gift Aid except group adult and group child prices.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    1016
  • Very Good
    418
  • Average
    109
  • Poor
    24
  • Terrible
    20

Recent Reviews:

  • L_K1509
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    National trust
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 21st June 2019
    As members we try to visit the houses and gardens. Kington Lacy is a vast property with lots to see. The house was visited by timed tickets. We did not have to wait. It was nice to see so much of... Read full review
  • Heflin666
    Wiltshire
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Amazing Gardens
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd June 2019
    Fantastic NT property with some of the best gardens I've seen in their properties. Lovely house, great café and shop and huge beautiful gardens of all different themes. Would recommend. Read full review
  • SUSAN H
    Nassau, New Providence Island
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful house and estate
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th June 2019
    House is beautiful, warm welcome from volunteers who are very informative about the history. Wealth of artwork on display, lots to see and explore. Tours of house need to be pre booked, easy to do on... Read full review

Awards

  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Awards 2015 Bronze Dorset Tourism Awards 2015 Bronze 2015

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Wimborne take the B3082 towards Blandford. Kingston Lacy is 2 miles.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway station is Poole.

Bus or taxi from Wimborne.

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Braille guide, large print guide, some items can be touched
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • Dogs on Lead Only
  • Plant Sales
  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Light lunches, cream teas and snacks; Mar-Oct Mon-Sun 10.30am to 5.30pm, Nov-Feb Mon-Sun 10.30am to 3.30pm
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 60
  • Outdoor Attraction

Languages spoken

  • Dutch spoken
  • French spoken

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route - Fridays & Saturdays Only
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted - Shop only
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 15
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

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

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook. By appointment

Opening Times

2019 (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes

* Opening times vary, please check National Trust website for exact dates and times. Closed 25th December.

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Monday, 4th June 2018 - Tuesday, 31st December 2019

Beyond the Portrait
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Sunday, 30th June 2019 - Sunday, 30th June 2019

Sunday, 7th July 2019 - Sunday, 7th July 2019

Sunday, 14th July 2019 - Sunday, 14th July 2019

Music on the lawns at Kingston Lacy
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Friday, 23rd August 2019 - Friday, 23rd August 2019

Wednesday, 18th September 2019 - Wednesday, 18th September 2019

Pollinator walks at Kingston Lacy
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Thursday, 25th July 2019 - Thursday, 25th July 2019

Open air theatre: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
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Thursday, 1st August 2019 - Thursday, 1st August 2019

Open air theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Thursday, 8th August 2019 - Thursday, 8th August 2019

Open air theatre: The Legend of King Arthur
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Thursday, 11th July 2019 - Thursday, 11th July 2019

Thursday, 3rd October 2019 - Thursday, 3rd October 2019

Honey bees and hives talks at Kingston Lacy
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Saturday, 20th July 2019 - Sunday, 1st September 2019

Summer holidays at Kingston Lacy
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