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Kingston Lacy

Blandford Road
WIMBORNE
Dorset
BH21 4EA

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Kingston Lacy

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£14.00 per ticket
Adult group (min 15 people)£12.00 per ticket
Child£7.00 per ticket
Child group (min 15 people)£6.00 per ticket
Family£35.00 per ticket
National Trust membersFree

No charge for entry or parking for National Trust members.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    799
  • Very Good
    319
  • Average
    83
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • HughP765
    Epsom, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Missing an opportunity
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 25th October 2017
    Informative guides and an interesting exhibition at least from a historical perspective. Where I think this NT property, along with many others, misses a trick is in being over protective of some of... Read full review
  • Laura M
    Tarrant Launceston, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Exile exhibition
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 25th October 2017
    Their current exhibition is hard hitting, sad and informative - it details the progress or lack of for LGBT people and what a tough time they've had. Sadly there were many negative comments from... Read full review
  • Dun123
    Fareham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    As lovely as ever even with the attempted takeover by the PC brigade!
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th October 2017
    As NT members and regular visitors to Kingston Lacy, we rate it as one of the NT top properties, a beautiful atmospheric house set in lovely grounds. That said on this visit we were somewhat... Read full review

Awards

  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset 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

Attraction Facilities

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

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook. By appointment

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

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

Parking & Transport

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

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

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted - Shop only
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 60
  • Min group size - 15
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

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

Specialist Features

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

Languages spoken

  • Dutch spoken
  • French spoken

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

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

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

2017 (1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017)
DayTimes

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

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Friday, 1st December 2017 - Sunday, 24th December 2017

Father Christmas will be visting Kingston Lacy again this yearVisit Father Christmas at Kingston Lacy:Meet Father Christmas at Kingston Lacy; tell him your Christmas wishes to add an extra bit of magic to the festive season. Booking essential.
more info

Friday, 1st December 2017 - Monday, 1st January 2018

illuminated gardens at Kingston LacyChristmas at Kingston LacyA family Christmas at Kingston Lacy: Discover parts of the house traditionally decorated and explore Christmas portrayed through the eyes of the Bankes' children. Take a winter walk through our light display and finish the evening with a warming treat from the café or pick up a gift.
more info

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