Kingston Lacy Gardens
Kingston Lacy House and Gardens is 17th century Italian inspired family home surrounded by 300 acres of formal gardens and parkland
One of Dorset's finest places to visit is Kingston Lacy House and Gardens. Following extensive restoration explore the 17th century formal gardens, avenues and tree nursery, which burst into life during the spring and summer months, with a spectacular display of azalea, camellia, rhododendron and flowering cherry trees.
As you explore see the vision created by Henrietta Bankes whose imagination and determination created Lady’s Walk, the Fernery and the Japanese Garden. Visit the restored Victorian Kitchen Garden with its glasshouses and Community Growing Spaces.
In the New Year enjoy the fantastic display of snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells.
From March to October join a guided garden tour and discover the history of the house and gardens. Tours run Wednesday – Sunday, please check the board in the Rose Garden for times.
Snowdrop displays from late January are worth seeing.
Do not forget to explore the house brimming with treasures. Browse the Egyptian room and discover our vast range of paintings including pictures by Rubens and Van Dyck.
2016 - Kingston Lacy House and Gardens
Opening details and facilities 2015:
Gardens open daily 10.30am – 6pm, (10.30am-4pm Nov to Mch). House normally March to November). Please check website for detailed opening times and days including Christmas closing. Snowdrops from around 20 January.
Facilities: Shop, restaurant, baby-changing and feeding facilities, Children’s trail.
Disabled access: Mobility parking in main car park, 30 yards, toilets in Laundry courtyard, Mobility chairs and wheelchairs available to hire, gravel paths around the garden.
- Street: Kingston Lacy
- Postcode: BH21 4EA
- City: Wimborne Minster
- County: Dorset
- Telephone: 01202 883402 / 842913
HOTELS AND PLACES TO STAY NEAR TO GARDEN
If you want to take a break near Kingston Lacy House and Gardens, why not stay in one of our recommended hotels. Each hotel has genuine guest reviews enabling you to book from anywhere in the world in total confidence. Not only do we feature hotels near the garden, we also feature hotels worldwide and at all major airports. Special prices up to 70% off standard rates as well as hundreds of exclusive deals. Look now - click here.