Kingston Lacy

Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 4EA.
01202 883402

Kingston LacyElegant country mansion set in attractive formal gardens and extensive parkland. Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. There's plenty to see, from grand, beautifully detailed carvings, to intimate family souvenirs and even strange curiosities such as an 'I owe you' note from a king.

OPEN: 2016
Open all year except 24, 25 & 26 December. House (closed Mondays except Bank Holidays) 11.00am-4.00pm, Garden and Park 10.30am-6.00pm, Restaurant and Shop 10.00am-6.00pm.

29th September - 22nd December - Activate Coast & Countryside Health Cycle Rides - Every Thursday, in partnership with Moors Valley Country Park, come and join our fun.
7th October - Beech Avenue and the Droves walk - A walk around the network of droves along the stunning 1835 Beech Avenue and back along the outskirts of the parkland.
7th - 28th October - Autumn Colour Walks - New for 2016 join the Head Gardener for an exclusive walk around the garden and parkland (Fridays).
15th October - Kingston Lacy car boot sale - Discover a bargain or sell those unwanted items.
17th October - Out of hours guided walks - Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park.
22nd - 31st October - Celebrating autumn - Join us for some fun over half-term; celebrate the harvest, autumn produce and all the beautiful autumn colour with a series of hands on activities.
21st November - Out of hours guided walks - Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park.
5th December - 1st January Not 24th & 25th - A Family Christmas - Take a winter walk through our magical light display and explore Christmas portrayed through the eyes of the Bankes' children.
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 22nd & 23rd December - Santa Claus at Kingston Lacy - Tell him your Christmas wishes to add an extra bit of magic to the festive season. Check website for times.